Get involved

If you want to take an active part in BIMCO, you can join our panels, networks and subcommittees. They are free and a part of your company’s membership.
You can share your expertise, meet and collaborate with other industry professionals, and be part of impacting the future of shipping.

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BIMCO Networks

Meet other experts within your field, learn from one another and strengthen your professional network and business. Gain knowledge from the external speakers and the debate within the network that follows. You'll meet online three to four times a year.     Contact 
Bunker Buyer Network For staff involved in purchasing bunkers for their vessels. We discuss operational and practical matters relating to physical supplies as well as touching upon future regulations and alternative fuels. Henriette Dybkær
ESG Network For those working with ESG on a daily basis across the sector bringing a diversity in opinions and experience. The scope includes regulation and standards, data collection and analysis through to story-telling and stakeholder engagement. Henriette Dybkær
Tanker Safety Network For safety professionals, this network is intended to improve overall safety and covers topics such as navigation, firefighting, lifesaving and the human element as well as tanker-specific topics such as SIRE inspection. Henriette Dybkær
Security Network
For operational level staff dealing with security issues. The scope covers physical security such as piracy and armed robbery, smuggling, stowaways, terrorism, war, armed conflict and large-scale migrant rescues.
Henriette Dybkær
Chartering Network  The network creates dialogue among owner members who have chartering as a core part of their business. Michael Lund
Dry Bulk Network  For discussions relating to the carriage requirements of dry bulk cargoes, eg the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code. Henriette Dybkær

BIMCO Advisory Panels to seek input and create a dialogue among members


The BIMCO Advisory Panels engage and seek advice from members, typically at a high level such as CEO/COO. They are primarily for owner members.

Ship Manager Advisory Panel The panel fosters dialogue among ship managers within the BIMCO membership and provides input for BIMCO's work relating to ship management. Michael Lund
Regional Advisory Panels BIMCO has regional panels covering Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai. The panels foster dialogue among owner members in these regions and provide input for BIMCO’s work. Michael Lund

BIMCO Subcommittees for developing and updating contracts and clauses

Click here to see a full list of subcommittees and their current work