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IMO SDC 4 still tied-up on the development of new regulations and guidelines for safe mooring operations

Cargo Alert - Carriage of palm kernel shells – are they dangerous cargo?

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February 2017

Get the latest update on US regulations affecting your ships!

BIMCO receives a monthly update from the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) advising BIMCO of the latest legislative developments affecting international shipping in the US.  BIMCO produces a brief based on CSA’s January update so members can have a quick update. The full CSA report is also provided.

IMO SDC 4 still tied-up on the development of new regulations and guidelines for safe mooring operations

BIMCO attended the 4th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 4), which was held in London from 13 to 17 February 2017.

IMO SDC 4 will continue the work to make mooring safer on future ships

The 4th session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 4) will be held in London from 13 to 17 February 2017.

Cargo Alert - Carriage of palm kernel shells – are they dangerous cargo?

Due to a couple of incidents in late 2015 and early 2016 shipments of palm kernel shells were were shown to emit very high levels of methane (flammable ) gas in the cargo spaces.  

Latest issue of BIMCO’s digital Bulletin now available

The latest BIMCO digital Bulletin is now ready for you to read and enjoy.

January 2017

Amendment 03-15 to the IMSBC Code and the BIMCO Solid Cargo Database

Amendment 03-15 to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code becomes mandatory effective 1 January 2017.  

December 2016

New regulations entering into force 1 January 2017

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) - overview of new and amended regulations entering into force 1 January 2017.

October 2016

September 2016

BIMCO Closure Report for CCC 3

BIMCO marine department representatives have been attending the week-long meeting (5 – 9 September 2016) of the 3rd second session of the IMO’s Sub-Committee for Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC 3) at the IMO headquarters in London.