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Webinar on new General Agency Agreement

Join us on Thursday 5 April at 9.00 CET (10.00 CEST) to hear about the newly published BIMCO/FONASBA General Agency Agreement.

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April 2018

New Bunker Terms will boost harmonisation

BIMCO’s Documentary Committee is expected to adopt a new version of the standard contract Bunker Terms in New York on May 2. The Bunker Terms 2018 have been drafted by representatives from across the bunker industry. It is a balanced set of terms and conditions designed to be fair for both buyers and sellers.

March 2018

Webinar on new General Agency Agreement

Join us on Thursday 5 April at 9.00 CET (10.00 CEST) to hear about the newly published BIMCO/FONASBA General Agency Agreement.

February 2018

Stakeholder input pushes term sheet toward completion

SHIPTERM B for syndicated loans, will soon join BIMCO’s bilateral ship finance term sheet as part of the organisations’ venture into standard ship financing documents. 

Have you seen BIMCO's quarterly digital Bulletin? Latest now available to read

The latest BIMCO digital Bulletin is now available and is packed with great articles.

December 2017

Add your voice to the syndicated term sheet

BIMCO’s work on a syndicated term sheet for use in ship financing transactions is now so advanced that it is ready for review by the industry.

New BARECON 2017 calculates future trends

BIMCO has published a new edition of BARECON, the industry’s go-to standard contract for bareboat chartering.

BIMCO CEO extends contract 5 years

BIMCO’s Secretary General & CEO, Angus Frew, will extend his contract to the end of 2022. His top priority in 2018 will be environmental legislation. Over the past four years, Frew has been instrumental in modernising BIMCO and in increasing its member-focus.

BIMCO and FONASBA launch new general agency agreement

BIMCO and FONASBA, the worldwide organisation representing shipbrokers and ship agents, have once again joined forces to create and launch a new general agency agreement for port agents, shipowners and ship operators contracting port agency services.

BIMCO and FONASBA launch new general agency agreement

BIMCO and FONASBA, the worldwide organisation representing shipbrokers and ship agents, have once again joined forces to create and launch a new general agency agreement for port agents, shipowners and ship operators contracting port agency services.

November 2017

BIMCO and the UN World Food Programme issues modernised charter party

BIMCO has together with the UN World Food Programme (WFP), updated and modernised the WORLDFOOD voyage charter party used by the UN organisation to transport food to emergency areas around the world. The aim was to create a contract that made WFP’s work easier and faster.