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IMO expected to put bauxite on the agenda after wreck

The Danish Maritime Authority expects that the IMO will discuss the risk of bauxite transports later this year following the tragic Jupiter Bulk wreck on January 1st.

The Danish Maritime Authority anticipates that the risks related to transporting bauxite - a key component used to produce aluminum and one of the biggest commodities in dry bulk - will feature on the agenda of the UN's International Maritime Organization (IMO) later this year, says the authority in a response to ShippingWatch following the wreck of vessel Jupiter Bulk on January 1st.

The ship sank in the South China Sea in an accident believed to have claimed the lives of 18 seafarers from the 19-man crew.

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