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May 2018

Cross industry group sets new standard with revised bunker contract

BIMCO’s Documentary Committee approved a new set of standard bunker terms, developed by a cross-industry group, in New York on 2 May. The BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018 improve on the previous edition with a maximum limit of the parties’ liabilities – a key change that will lead to wider adoption of the contract.

Ship financing just got less complicated

BIMCO has developed a new standard term sheet for syndicated ship financing (SHIPTERM S) – the first industry standard of its kind for syndicated loans. The term sheet was approved for publication at BIMCO’s biannual Documentary Committee meeting on May 2 in New York.

Ship financing just got less complicated

BIMCO has developed a new standard term sheet for syndicated ship financing (SHIPTERM S) – the first industry standard of its kind for syndicated loans. The term sheet was approved for publication at BIMCO’s biannual Documentary Committee meeting on May 2 in New York.

April 2018

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.

March 2018

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.

February 2018

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.

December 2017

Add your voice to the syndicated term sheet

BIMCO’s work on a syndicated term sheet for use in ship financing transactions is now so advanced that it is ready for review by the industry.

New BARECON 2017 calculates future trends

BIMCO has published a new edition of BARECON, the industry’s go-to standard contract for bareboat chartering.

BIMCO CEO extends contract 5 years

BIMCO’s Secretary General & CEO, Angus Frew, will extend his contract to the end of 2022. His top priority in 2018 will be environmental legislation. Over the past four years, Frew has been instrumental in modernising BIMCO and in increasing its member-focus.

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