BLU-Code: agreements between quay and ship considering loading and unloading

BLU-Code stands for Bulk Loading and Unloading Regulations for sea-going cargo ships. The requirements of the BLU-Code have been adopted in the law “Loading and unloading of sea vessels” of December 15th, 2004. The main objective of the BLU-Code is to prevent incidents by establishing agreements between OVET and the ships’ officers. These agreements are recorded in a document, the “Ship/Shore Safety Checklist”.

Bulk carriers that call at terminals for loading or unloading of dry bulk, must be checked on several suitability criteria. The BLU-Code is mandatory for vessels above 500 mt deadweight.

Massagoedhaven Blu code formulier

Kaloothaven Blu code formulier

Formulier agency agent Ovet Shipping

 

We request you to use these forms and inform your organisation about this. After filling in your data, the forms can be e-mailed to termburo@ovet.nl