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November 2018

BIMCO standard ship repair contracts overhauled

BIMCO has revised and updated its two standard ship repair contracts: REPAIRCON, which is for major work at a repair yard; and MINREPCON, which is for minor repair work that can be done by contractors when a ship is in port.

BIMCO adopts 2020 bunker clauses

BIMCO has developed two 2020 bunker clauses that deal with general compliance and the transitional period for an early December release.

BIMCO launches survey to highlight biofouling management

Biofouling is getting increasing attention and pressure for biofouling management is mounting. Therefore, BIMCO is launching a survey to gain insight into how shipowners are managing the topic.

October 2018

BIMCO very satisfied with carriage ban and fuel quality reporting compromise

BIMCO was very satisfied with several developments at the meeting of the Marine Environmental Protection Committee at the International Maritime Organization 22-26 October. 

Updates to BIMCO and Paris MoU’s inspection guide

BIMCO and the participating administration of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding of Port State Control (Paris MoU) have updated the pamphlet “The Inspection Regime on Paris MoU”.

Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry prepares for major changes

The shipping industry is on the verge of major changes requiring  strong collaboration between ship builders, ship owners and classification societies, agreed the 70 plus participants of the 2018 Tripartite Forum held in Seoul, South Korea on 11 and 12 October.

Updates to BIMCO and IBIA’s bunkering guide

One of BIMCO & IBIA’s most popular pamphlets has been updated and can be downloaded free of charge.

Cyber security survey shows more action is needed in the industry

The result of a cyber security survey launched by BIMCO, Fairplay and ABS Advanced Solutions shows that while the number of cyber related attacks within the last 12 months has declined; protective measures, training and awareness need to improve.

BIMCO and industry partners to launch hull underwater cleaning standard

In response to growing concerns over the impact of hull biofouling on the marine environment, BIMCO and a group of industry partners have set out to create an internationally recognised standard.

BIMCO kicks off its first Advisory Panel in Asia

On Monday, BIMCO hosted an Advisory Panel in Singapore with the aim to continue to strengthen the shipping voice of members across Asia and establish a new platform for dialogue and involvement.