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BIMCO launches latest guidance for charter negotiations


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

Mr Giles Noakes, Head of Maritime Security at BIMCO

It is with great sadness that BIMCO announces the unexpected death of its Head of Maritime Security, Mr Giles Noakes on Wednesday 10 May.

Cyber security is everybody’s responsibility: new poster for ships launched in Singapore

BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) launched a new cyber security awareness poster at Singapore Maritime Week 2017.

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May 2017

BIMCO launches latest guidance for charter negotiations

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

Mr Giles Noakes, Head of Maritime Security at BIMCO

It is with great sadness that BIMCO announces the unexpected death of its Head of Maritime Security, Mr Giles Noakes on Wednesday 10 May.

Cyber security is everybody’s responsibility: new poster for ships launched in Singapore

BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) launched a new cyber security awareness poster at Singapore Maritime Week 2017.

March 2017

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and BIMCO start new initiative to give shipping professionals greater access to quality education

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (the Institute) and BIMCO are pleased to announce the start of a new venture combining BIMCO’s state of the art eLearning courses and the Institute’s global engagement with students.

January 2017

FONASBA and BIMCO launch new Agency Appointment Agreement

FONASBA and BIMCO are pleased to announce the launch of a new Agency Appointment Agreement document.

BIMCO launches first report on global dry bulk terminal performance

BIMCO is seeking to drive the improvement of standards for ships at dry bulk terminals across the world and has today launched its first report on terminal performance.

December 2016

Leading experts at BIMCO seminar say maritime crime increasing

Industry security experts have concluded that maritime crime will not be stopped any time soon – and that cyber incidents would continue to expand in frequency and severity. This was the consensus at BIMCO’s first ever Maritime Security Seminar in Copenhagen yesterday.

November 2016

EU Council extends operation to deter piracy off Somalia until 2018

BIMCO is pleased to confirm the decision taken by the EU Council to formally extend the mandate of the EUNAVFOR Operation ‘ATALANTA’ to deter, disrupt and repress acts of piracy off the coast of Somalia until 31 December 2018.

BIMCO adopts ship financing term sheet

In a landmark decision, BIMCO cemented its move into the domain of ship financing with the Documentary Committee’s approval of a standard term sheet for use in ship financing transactions on 17 November 2016.

Winners of the BIMCO Awards 2016 announced in Shanghai

BIMCO today presented three awards to recognise and celebrate excellence in the global shipping industry among both companies and individuals in the industry – following BIMCO’s conference in Shanghai. This year the importance of leadership, innovation and pioneering business strategy in shipping were clearly recognised by the judges in the choice of winners.