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Latest News

  • Weekly piracy reports and analysis

    Read the latest maritime security news making headlines throughout the world.

  • Shipping KPIs monthly news April 2018

    Hamburg, Germany is the next stop in our series of BIMCO Shipping KPI relaunch events. Register now for this free event being held on Tuesday 24/04/2018. 

  • Industry Releasable Threat Assessment and Bulletin

    This document provides the most recent information available affecting merchant ships in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman and Western Indian Ocean.

  • Weekly piracy reports and analysis

    Read the latest maritime security news making headlines throughout the world.

  • Strict New Zealand rules for managing biofouling will come into force in May 2018

    Stricter biofouling rules for ship calling New Zealand beginning May 2018. Marine pests and diseases introduced to New Zealand on ship hulls are a potential threat to the marine environment and resources. From May 2018, all commercial and recreational ships arriving in New Zealand will need to have a clean hull.

  • IMO adopts important steps towards decarbonisation

    MEPC held this week, adopted a new initial IMO strategy of GHG emissions of ships, which will pave the way for decarburization.

  • New emissions-strategy adopted at IMO

    BIMCO is very satisfied with the Green House Gas (GHG) strategy adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) at the Marine Environment Protection Committee on April 13. The strategy outlines a target to reduce GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 while pursuing efforts towards phasing them out.

  • Industry Releasable Threat Assessment and Bulletin

    This document provides the most recent information available affecting merchant ships in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman and Western Indian Ocean.

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