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Making life easier for the bridge team

At the 5th session of IMO Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) – good progress was made to improve the safety of navigation; and to reduce the workload and stress level of the bridge team

IMO backs the industry proposal for prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil in 2020

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) met in London this week. This is a short overview of the most important points discussed.

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February 2018

Making life easier for the bridge team

At the 5th session of IMO Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) – good progress was made to improve the safety of navigation; and to reduce the workload and stress level of the bridge team

BIMCO advocates bridge standards at IMO

IMO to discuss the BIMCO proposal to improve standardisation of bridge equipment during next week’s meeting at the IMO.

IMO backs the industry proposal for prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil in 2020

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) met in London this week. This is a short overview of the most important points discussed.

BIMCO calls for prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil in 2020

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) will meet next week.

January 2018

New regulation & guidelines for safe mooring operations needs much more work says SDC5

Updates from the 5th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction.

Calcium hypochlorite in containers – Timely guidance issued for safe carriage

Guidelines issued for shipment of calcium hypochlorite in containers available.

IMO SDC 5 will continue the work to make mooring safer on future ships

The 5th session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 5) will be held in London from 22 to 26 January 2018.

October 2017

IMO preparation for an initial strategy on reduction of GHG from ships.

BIMCO participated in the second workshop at IMO for the preparation of the initial strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships last week in London.

BIMCO urges harmonisation standards for information exchange

BIMCO called for harmonisation of computer data elements identity. A lack of such harmonisation will lead to excessive administrative burdens when using digital exchange of information between the ship and shore.

ECDIS update

Port state control officers inspecting ships carring ECDIS should take a pragmatic approach if the ECDIS is not updated.