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November 2018

Martial law in parts of Ukraine

All Ukrainian ports are working normally. No additional restrictions relating to martial law have been introduced in the ports.

BIMCO aims to publish cyber security clause in spring 2019

BIMCO is developing a clause dealing with cyber security risks and incidents that might affect the ability of one of the parties to perform their contractual obligations.

Wildlife transport taskforce intelligence bulletin

Please find attached the 1 July 2018 United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Intelliegence Bulletin, concerning smuggling of blocks/tablets made from leopard bones.

October 2018

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.

Wildlife transport taskforce intelligence bulletin

Please find attached the 15 October 2018 United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Intelligence Bulletin.

September 2018

BIMCO seminar seeks to boost international security discussions

Efforts to reduce piracy in Gulf of Guinea have so far had little effect. The world’s biggest economies are strengthening their military presence in Southeast Asia, and meanwhile, the security situation in the Red Sea off Yemen remain volatile. On 9 October BIMCO will shed light on the international security situation to raise awareness and stimulate discussions.

July 2018

Interference with GPS and AIS in the Mediterranean

Over the past few months, several incidents of interference with GPS and AIS has been detected in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

US regulations affecting your ships - get the June 2018 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 June report is also provided. 

Wildlife taskforce alert

Please find attached the 1 July 2018 United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Alert, concerning “seashells a common misdeclaration tactic related to illicit ivory and pangolin shipments". 

June 2018

BIMCO partner in new maritime security website

BIMCO has launched a new website with maritime security guidance to companies and mariners together with other international shipping industry organisations.

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