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June 2017

MSC 98 will consider the future for unmanned shipping

For the first time, IMO will discuss the maritime autonomous ships. The use of autonomous ships – or so-called unmanned ships - will create the need for a regulatory framework for such ships and their interaction and co-existence with manned ships.

May 2017

Crewless ships, cyber security and ballast water issues top agenda for Marine Committee

A broad range of “hot” industry issues kept BIMCO’s Marine Committee busy at its recent meeting at BIMCO House.

Mr Giles Noakes, Head of Maritime Security at BIMCO

It is with great sadness that BIMCO announces the unexpected death of its Head of Maritime Security, Mr Giles Noakes on Wednesday 10 May.

Latest issue of BIMCO’s digital Bulletin now online

The latest BIMCO digital Bulletin is now ready for you to read and enjoy.

Cyber security is everybody’s responsibility: new poster for ships launched in Singapore

BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) launched a new cyber security awareness poster at Singapore Maritime Week 2017.

IMO’s Legal Committee encourages ratification of 2010 HNS Protocol

At last week’s meeting of the Legal Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), states repeated their support for the international liability and compensation regime for damage in connection with the carriage of hazardous and noxious substances by sea. 

April 2017

BIMCO welcomes first peek through the Maritime Single Window

From 2019 new mandatory requirements on electronic exchange of information will require public authorities to establish systems to assist ship clearance processes.

March 2017

Special Report on Abducting of Crew from Ships in the Sulu-Celebes Sea and Waters off Eastern Sabah

ReCAAP has produced the following summary of recent incidents in the Sulu and Celebes Sea.

BIMCO looking at the Maritime Single Window at FAL 41

In 2019 the new mandatory requirements on Electronic Data Interchange requires public authorities to establish systems for the electronic exchange of information to assist ship clearance processes.

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