BIMCO was very satisfied with several developments at the meeting of the Marine Environmental Protection Committee at the International Maritime Organization 22-26 October.
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”.
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.
One of BIMCO & IBIA’s most popular pamphlets has been updated and can be downloaded free of charge.
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.
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.
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.