- Paris and Tokyo MoUs Joint Campaign on Enclosed Space Entry
The Tokyo and Paris MoU on Port State Control (PSC) have issued a joint press release advising that a joint 3-month Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry will commence from 1st September 2015 and end on 30 November 2015.
- Register now for BIMCO’s Annual Conference and Awards Dinner in Hamburg on 18 November 2015
Join us in Hamburg for our dynamic, interactive conference sessions and the BIMCO Awards.
- Watchkeeper: Rippling economically
The shipping industry is sadly aware that so many of its activities are “over the horizon” and that there is a need to constantly promote awareness on the public and political front. Reminding people that shipping remains a growth industry, that it is essential to national and global prosperity and that international competitiveness is crucial, are all important.
- Cargo Alert - Nickel Ore Shipments from Philippines
- BIMCO Shipping KPI monthly news - July 2015
All BIMCO owner members, full members of Intermanager, as well as owners and managers, who are not members of the two organisations, are encouraged to sign up to the BIMCO Shipping KPI System via the website https://www.shipping-kpi.org/
- Globallast e-learning platform on Operational Aspects of Ballast Water Management
The IMO GloBallast e-learning platform contains an Operational Aspects of Ballast Water Management e-learning course with four modules for users to complete; Introduction, Operational Aspects, Survey and Certification, and Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement (CME). All guidance, information, registration and test is for free.
- IHO - ECDIS Standards revisions and performance check
The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) have recently issued a press release announcing new versions of some of its ECDIS Standards.
- Turning the tide on homemade GUARDCON agreements
Sometimes the things you get for nothing are the ones that cost you the most. Make sure when agreeing GUARDCON contracts that you are actually signing a genuine copy and not one of the many homemade version known to be in circulation. Subtle amendments in a GUARDCON contract may go unnoticed unless the contract originates from IDEA2 - the only official source for GUARDCON - which clearly shows all amendments and additions to the underlying text. If it doubt about the authenticity of your GUARDCON contract, check with BIMCO and we will verify it for you.
- Designated Entities Clause for SHIPMAN 2009
A Special Circular has been issued with a copy of the Designated Entities Clause for SHIPMAN 2009 and explanatory notes outlining the objectives and thinking behind the content. The Clause can be downloaded from the Clauses section of the BIMCO website and from the Clause Manager feature of IDEA2.
- IMO III 2 closure brief
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) have held it's second session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III) this week in London is coming to a closure today.A number of items have been debated during the meeting including issues related to Port State Control (PSC).