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February 2018

US regulations affecting your ships - get the January update!

This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA January report is also provided.

January 2018

New VAT changes on services supplied in Algeria

BIMCO has been informed by members in Algeria that VAT is now payable on services supplied to ships.

US regulations affecting your ships - get the December update!

This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA December report is also provided. 

December 2017

Rumours on compulsory use of bunker mass flow meters in Chinese ports

Bunker fuel traders in China say the use of mass flow meters at local ports is increasing amid growing expectations their usage will become mandatory in the near future.

US regulations affecting your ships - get the November update!

This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA November report is also provided. 

November 2017

Plague outbreak in Madagascar - what you need to know

Information about the plague outbreak in Madagascar and any advice needed. 

US regulations affecting your ships - get the October update!

This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA October report is also provided. 

October 2017

Suez Canal Sea Trials – owners’ or charterers’ costs under time charter?

BIMCO has received numerous questions related to the costs of “sea trials” in the Suez Canal – mainly creating disputes for ships transiting for the first time.

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