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November 2017

Have you seen BIMCO's quarterly digital Bulletin? Latest now available to read

The latest BIMCO digital Bulletin is now available and is packed with great articles.

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 President speaks about opportunities and threats for shipping from digitalisation including stressing the human element

The BIMCO President Mr Papagiannopoulos highlighted the main opportunities and threats for shipping coming from digitalisation at the 3rd ShipIT conference in Athens on 27 September 2017. The opportunities and threats include the admin burden on board ships, autonomous ships, blockchain, cyber risk management and not least the human elements of all these issues. 

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.

September issue of BIMCO’s digital Bulletin now online

The latest BIMCO digital Bulletin is now ready for you to read and enjoy – either online or offline using our tablet app.

August 2017

BIMCO launches Advanced Maritime Training Week for senior managers

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

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. 

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.

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