BIMCO contracts

All of BIMCO's most widely used charter parties, bills of lading and other standard agreements are available in an electronic format using BIMCO's online pay-as-you-go charter party editing system, IDEA.

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  • New Bunker Terms will boost harmonisation

    BIMCO’s Documentary Committee is expected to adopt a new version of the standard contract Bunker Terms in New York on May 2. The Bunker Terms 2018 have been drafted by representatives from across the bunker industry. It is a balanced set of terms and conditions designed to be fair for both buyers and sellers.

  • Webinar on new General Agency Agreement

    Join us on Thursday 5 April at 9.00 CET (10.00 CEST) to hear about the newly published BIMCO/FONASBA General Agency Agreement.

  • SmartCon European Roadshow

    Building on the success of IDEA, which is used by over 3,000 companies worldwide, BIMCO has developed a ground-breaking new system – called SmartCon! After the launch in Singapore and China in January, the roadshow is now coming to Europe. SmartCon is BIMCO’s next generation of contract editing tools. It brings together authenticated BIMCO standard contracts and all you need to create a contract within a secure Microsoft Word document. You can use SmartCon on your desktop or laptop and keep the contracts on your own computer and you don’t need a steady internet connection to work with a SmartCon contract. You can even work offline and edit a SmartCon contract while on a plane. It’s an innovative way of helping you work with BIMCO contracts even more easily than ever before – an invaluable tool to help you in your daily work. Register for one of the events below: 19 April in London ReedSmith The Broadgate Tower 20 Primerose Street London EC2A 2RS 25 April in Athens West of England P&I Club Akti Miaouli 95 - 1st floor 132 31 Piraeus 15 May in Hamburg VDR - Verband Deutscher Reeder Burchardstr. 24 20095 Hamburg 17 May in Copenhagen BIMCO Bagsværdvej 161 2880 Bagsværd  

  • Stakeholder input pushes term sheet toward completion

    SHIPTERM B for syndicated loans, will soon join BIMCO’s bilateral ship finance term sheet as part of the organisations’ venture into standard ship financing documents. 

  • Have you seen BIMCO's quarterly digital Bulletin? Latest now available to read

    The latest BIMCO digital Bulletin is now available and is packed with great articles.

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