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IMO SDC 4 still tied-up on the development of new regulations and guidelines for safe mooring operations

Enhanced guidance to PSC officers prepared by IMO HTW 4

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March 2017

BIMCO encourages proposals to stop injuries caused by free fall boats

New regulations for lifting appliances and lifesaving appliances are approaching. BIMCO co-sponsors a paper to stop accidents caused by free fall lifeboats during drills.

Smooth e-Navigation at NCSR 4

Over 90 papers were discussed at the recent 4th session of IMO Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) and many important decisions finalised. 

e-Navigation high on the agenda of IMO NCSR 4

The IMO NCSR considers technical and operational matters related to safety of navigation on board ships. The next meeting agenda will cover modernisation of GMDSS and e-Navigation as the two main topics.

February 2017

IMO SDC 4 still tied-up on the development of new regulations and guidelines for safe mooring operations

BIMCO attended the 4th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 4), which was held in London from 13 to 17 February 2017.

IMO SDC 4 will continue the work to make mooring safer on future ships

The 4th session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 4) will be held in London from 13 to 17 February 2017.

Send in your nominations: 2017 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is looking for suggestions for nominees for the annual IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2017.

Enhanced guidance to PSC officers prepared by IMO HTW 4

The 4th session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW 4) ended 3 February 2017 in London.

January 2017

Compliance with US environmental rules is a “must” – BIMCO Declaration can help members

Lack of compliance with the US Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) continues to result in significant financial penalties for shipping companies and ships being barred from entering ports in the USA.

United States - CSA round-up for December 2016

This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping.