Technical Articles

Jun 30

MAJOR REVISION TO BC CODE SCHEDULE FOR THE CARRIAGE OF THE DIRECT REDUCED IRON (DRI) AND DERIVATIVES BY SEA

DRI is produced by passing hot reducing gases such as hydrogen, methane and carbon monoxide over iron ore (oxide), which is usually in the form of pellets or lumps. Although the process is conducted at high temperatures, these are still substantially below the melting point of iron.

Jun 22

SELF-HEATING COAL CARGOES - INDONESIA

We have been contacted for advice increasingly frequently in the past two years in connection with coal shipments from Indonesia: in just the past couple of months we have dealt with six incidents involving heating coal cargoes from Kalimantan.