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    The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships

    Ships and shipping are vulnerable to cyber attacks so the industry joined forces and developed Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships based on high-level principles

    • Free
    • eBook
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    Ice Navigation and Seamanship Handbook

    This 360-page publication will allow seafarers to acquire the necessary knowledge, that when combined with practical experience, will enable safe navigation in ice. 

    • Purchased through Witherbys
    • eBook, Print
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    BIMCO Bulletin

    The digital quarterly magazine containing all the best comment, analysis and information digests from BIMCO.

    • The bulletin is free of charge
    • eBook
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    BIMCO & IBIA Bunkering Guide issued June 2018

    An easy at hand guidance to help seafarers involved in bunkering operations to act in compliance with the appropriate regulations and industry best practices.

    • Free
    • eBook
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    Shipmaster's Security Manual 2019

    The BIMCO Shipmaster’s Security Manual is dedicated to helping members protect their crews, ships, operations and ultimately their businesses, against the challenges posed by pirates, cyber criminals, drug smugglers, stowaways, terrorists and migrant...

    • Purchased through Witherbys
    • eBook, Print
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    Reflections 2019

    BIMCO's Reflections is published each year and delivered to all BIMCO members. It is a short and accessible analysis on the critical issues faced by the shipping industry today and in the coming years.

    • Free
    • eBook
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    Industry Standard Software Maintenance of Shipboard Equipment

    Proposed industry-wide standard for software maintenance produced by BIMCO and the international association for the marine electronics industry, CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime).

    • Free
    • eBook
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    BIMCO's Holiday Calendar 2019

    BIMCO’s Holiday Calendar covers general holidays in over 150 countries plus local holidays and working hours in more than 680 ports around the world. Including one supplement.

    • EUR 155
    • eBook, Print
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    The Inspection Regime on Paris MoU

    BIMCO and the participating administration of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding of Port State Control (Paris MoU) have updated the pamphlet “The Inspection Regime on Paris MoU”.

    • Free
    • eBook
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    Shipmaster's Ballast Water Manual

    This essential guide covers all aspects of ballast water management, including the development of familiarisation and operational plans.

    • Purchased through Witherbys
    • eBook, Print
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    Avoid Life Boat Accidents

    The ‘Avoid Lifeboat Accidents’ pamphlet gives clear guidance on how to prevent accidents with lifeboats and rescue boats equipped with on-load release systems. 

    • Free
    • Print
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    Check Before Fixing

    This guide has been a useful tool on the basic principles in daily chartering and other shipping transactions for over 30 years and serves as an indispensable checklist to refer to during your negotiations. The latest edition reflects recent legal de...

    • Purchased through Witherbys
    • eBook, Print
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    Road to recovery

    In 2016 the dry bulk shipping sector experienced some of the worst market conditions in history. In response, BIMCO produced a unique analysis model, named "Road to Recovery" to highlight actions needed for the struggling shipping markets to recover ...

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    • eBook
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    Ballast Water Management: The Shipowner's Guide (2nd Edition)

    The Guide provides practical guidance that covers all facets of ballast water management compliance requirements, in addition to outlining the systems available to the market with specific regard to the treatment technology and their type approval st...

    • EUR 195
    • Print
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    BIMCO/ICS Manpower report 2015

    The new Manpower Report from BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) includes data from 2010-2015 and, for the first time, analysis of qualitative data from maritime professionals who work at the ‘sharp end’.

    • GBP 142
    • Print