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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.
The BIMCO & IBIA Shipmaster’s Bunkering Manual is the first practical industry guide for both owners and suppliers providing practical guidance and advice for safe bunkering globally.
The BIMCO Shipmaster’s Security Manual is the industry guide to safely navigating threats to maritime security. It contains guidance to shipowners, masters and crew on the most pertinent security challenges facing the maritime industry today.
BIMCO has compiled this glossary to clarify and harmonise definitions and terminology in order to ensure that the discussions around climate change and potential solutions for the shipping industry are based on a mutual understanding of what the comm...
A practical workbook on identifying cyber risks and how to respond in case of a cyber attack.
This publication builds upon decades of BIMCO’s experience as the world leader in developing standard shipping contracts and clauses and its daily practice of advising BIMCO members about contractual issues.
Seafarer Workforce Report : The Global Supply and Demand for Seafarers in 2021
The archive of BIMCO's digital magazine which was published quarterly until mid-2021.
The objective of this procedure is to set minimum requirements for approval of cleaning companies for various types of operations.
The Industry standard is one of two separate documents that outline performance-based requirements for in-water cleaning of a ship’s hull, propeller and niche areas with the capture of the materials that are removed during the process.
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
This eBook includes a sample copy of the BARECON 2001 contract and the related explanatory notes in the latest version.
This eBook includes a sample copy of the SHIPMAN 2009 contract and the related explanatory notes in the latest version.
This eBook includes a sample copy of the REPAIRCON-MINREPCON 2018 contract and the related explanatory notes in the latest version.
This eBook includes a sample copy of the SUPPLYTIME 2017 contract and the related explanatory notes in the latest version.
This eBook includes a sample copy of the BARECON 2017 contract and the related explanatory notes in the latest version.
This eBook includes a sample copy of the BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018 contract and the related explanatory notes in the latest version.
This eBook includes a sample copy of the NEWBUILDCON contract and the related explanatory notes in the latest version.
The handy guide contains explanatory notes to all of BIMCO’s current standard ship management contracts.
The handy guide contains all of BIMCO’s current standard offshore contracts and charter parties along with detailed guidance notes.
The background for this publication is the new regulations relating to ballast water that have changed dramatically in recent years and the operational aspect of the running of a ship has undergone a major overhaul.
BIMCO has produced posters and guidelines to protect employees and visitors in offices and office buildings against Coronavirus (COVID-19).
BIMCO-made posters to protect seafarers and visitors onboard ships against Coronavirus (COVID-19). Black-and-white posters that can be easily printed and used onboard ships at shoreside, shipside of gangways as well at various locations in the accomm...
This essential guide covers all aspects of a ship lay-up.
This 360-page publication will allow seafarers to acquire the necessary knowledge, that when combined with practical experience, will enable safe navigation in ice.
An easy at hand guidance to help seafarers involved in bunkering operations to act in compliance with the appropriate regulations and industry best practices.
Proposed industry-wide standard for software maintenance produced by BIMCO and the international association for the marine electronics industry, CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime).
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”.
The ‘Avoid Lifeboat Accidents’ pamphlet gives clear guidance on how to prevent accidents with lifeboats and rescue boats equipped with on-load release systems.
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 ...