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Preview the new edition of BARECON and give your feedback

The revision of BIMCO’s industry standard bareboat charter party, BARECON 2001, has been going on for over a year now. The draft has been circulated to more than 20 companies or individuals in the bareboat chartering industry for comments and feedback.

First round of talks on term sheet for syndicated ship financing transactions

On 21 March, the subcommittee established to develop a standard term sheet for syndicated ship financing transactions met for the first time to consider how to approach the work ahead.

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May 2017

Preview the new edition of BARECON and give your feedback

The revision of BIMCO’s industry standard bareboat charter party, BARECON 2001, has been going on for over a year now. The draft has been circulated to more than 20 companies or individuals in the bareboat chartering industry for comments and feedback.

BIMCO launches latest guidance for charter negotiations

Today, BIMCO re-launches one of its most enduringly popular publications – Check Before Fixing.

April 2017

SHIPTERM seminars in Singapore & Hong Kong coming soon

BIMCO’s new standard term sheet for bilateral ship financing transactions, SHIPTERM, will be the focus of two seminars taking place in Singapore on 24 May and Hong Kong on 25 May.

March 2017

FUJCON 2017: No magic bullet for bunker contracts

BIMCO speaks at the 10th Fujairah Bunkering and Fuel Oil Forum.

First round of talks on term sheet for syndicated ship financing transactions

On 21 March, the subcommittee established to develop a standard term sheet for syndicated ship financing transactions met for the first time to consider how to approach the work ahead.

New SUPPLYTIME on course for June adoption

The revision of the SUPPLYTIME 2005 charter party, BIMCO’s specialised offshore support vessel contract, is close to completion.

Bunker terms strengthened by compromise

A greater focus in the bunker industry on contract wording, risk assessment and “knowing your counterpart” has been a motivator for updating the BIMCO Terms bunker contract, due for release in November 2017.

Transparency and cooperation at heart of updated HYDROCHARTER

BIMCO and Norwegian-based global aluminium company Hydro have launched a new edition of the HYDROCHARTER voyage charter party and HYDROBILL bill of lading.

February 2017

Recording of Agency Appointment webinar now available

On 20 February 2017, BIMCO and FONASBA broadcasted a webinar to discuss the recently published Agency Appointment Agreement.

Join BIMCO’s SHIPTERM seminar in London on 21 March

BIMCO’s “SHIPTERM” will be the focus of a seminar in London on 21 March.