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October 2017

BIMCO appoints new Director of Communications

BIMCO has appointed Rasmus Nord Jørgensen as its new Director of Communications to develop the organisation’s communication strategy and increase BIMCO’s media profile.

September 2017

BIMCO launches practical guide to support BWM Convention entry into force

BIMCO has launched a practical guide for shipmasters managing new ballast water management systems. It coincides with the entry into force of the IMO's Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention.

BIMCO launches new guidance for seafarers on avoiding life boat accidents

BIMCO has developed new guidance for seafarers on the safe launching and recovery of lifeboats using fall preventer devices (FPDs), to reduce the number of seafarer fatalities and injuries.

August 2017

BIMCO launches Advanced Maritime Training Week for senior managers

BIMCO has launched a new top level course for experienced senior industry professionals.

BIMCO eLearning dramatically refreshed

NYPE 2015 and Chartering courses showcase new training offer. BIMCO has launched the first of a range of updated eLearning courses tailored to meet shipping professionals’ needs, using the very latest content authoring technology and platform.  

July 2017

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data

The move will help to drive efficiency, providing standardised information, reducing the administrative burden for ships and administrations. 

Joint industry launches latest industry guidelines on cyber security

The second edition of The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships has been released. The latest practical advice has been compiled by the joint industry group, which is led by BIMCO.

June 2017

BIMCO appoints new Head of Maritime Security

BIMCO has appointed Philip Tinsley as its new Head of Maritime Security.

Shipping industry unites to propose ambitious CO2 reduction objectives to global regulator

Four major international trade associations – BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO – have made a joint proposal to the IMO concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible for transporting about 90% of global trade and 2.2% of the world’s annual man-made CO2 emissions.

Updated SUPPLYTIME sets new benchmark for offshore charters

BIMCO has published a new edition of SUPPLYTIME, its widely used time charter party for offshore support vessels.