The March issue of the Bulletin magazine is out

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Get the latest insight and interviews in the new edition of BIMCO’s Bulletin magazine.

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The executive interview
Frederik Guttormsen: the resilience of shipping – a curse and a blessing
In each issue, the Bulletin interviews a shipping executive. In this edition, Frederik Guttormsen, Group Managing Director for shipping at Singapore-based IMC Industrial Group, talks about the crew change crisis, the resilience of shipping and the challenge of attracting young talent to the sector.

EU can boost Asia’s recycling yard upgrade if inclined - Maersk
The Indian sub-continent accounts for around 80% of the world’s ship recycling activity today. Despite this, not a single Asian yard figures on the list of approved recycling yards for ships flying an EU flag. According to A.P. Moller-Maersk’s Simon C Bergulf, current regulations are neither applied nor interpreted to meet the future demand for ship recycling.

The impossible mission of improving operational efficiency year after year
The IMO recently approved regulatory changes that will require ships to improve their CO2 emissions per transport work annually. BIMCO’s Deputy Secretary General, Lars Robert Pedersen, questions how the regulation will work in practice.

From rugby victories to moon observations – when holidays cause dispute
National, regional and local holidays are many and varied around the world. Those that affect the laytime of a ship can be the cause of much friction between the shipowner, charterer and broker. For this reason, BIMCO has developed the Holiday Calendar.

In addition, read the latest market analysis from BIMCO’s shipping market analysts, read whether autonomous ships are on the horizon and the important role shipping plays when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines and much more.

Follow the links above to read the articles and interviews or download the BIMCO Bulletin Magazine app and enjoy the articles on your favourite mobile device.
Mette Kronholm Frænde
in Copenhagen, DK

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