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February 2017

Missed the SHIPTERM webinar? Recording now online

If you missed the “SHIPTERM” webinar on 27 January don’t worry, the recording of the webinar is now available for viewing.

Supplier boost for cross-industry bunker contract project

The team of cross-industry bunker experts tasked with reviewing BIMCO’s standard bunker contract has been expanded to include a major physical bunker supplier.

January 2017

Scalability and flexibility key to dismantling contract

Dismantling offshore structures is a complex business. Producing a marine services agreement to appeal equally to oil companies and marine contractors is a challenge. But offshore specialists currently working on a new BIMCO dismantling contract believe that creating a simple yet flexible agreement that can be scaled to suit different sizes of project is the way forward.

What's happening? Cypriots gather to hear the latest about BIMCO activities

Members of the Cyprus Chamber of Shipping gathered in Limassol on 18 January for an update on BIMCO activities and services.

Remember to sign up for the webinar on SHIPTERM, BIMCO’s new ship financing term sheet

BIMCO will host a one-hour webinar on 27 January at 10:00 CET to introduce the new standard term sheet for bilateral ship financing transactions, codenamed SHIPTERM.

Leaner BARECON expected this autumn

Users of BARECON can expect BIMCO’s standard bareboat charter party to become leaner and more focussed when a new edition is released later this year.

FONASBA and BIMCO launch new Agency Appointment Agreement

FONASBA and BIMCO are pleased to announce the launch of a new Agency Appointment Agreement document.

BIMCO’s ship financing term sheet SHIPTERM now available – join the webinar on 27 January

The standard term sheet for bilateral ship financing transactions adopted by BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has now been published together with explanatory notes on IDEA. A copy of the term sheet, codenamed SHIPTERM, and explanatory notes are also available.

December 2016

Mandatory container weight verification – a matter for BIMCO bills of lading?

A group of container industry experts met earlier this month to examine whether BIMCO bills of lading may need to be amended due to the new SOLAS container weight verification requirements.

GUARDCON webinar now online

This webinar is about End User Certificates for weapons used by private maritime security companies on board ships. It is hosted by Giles Noakes and Grant Hunter and was recorded on 9 December 2016.

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