16 June 2020
Transits through the Suez Canal, the beating heart of the Egyptian economy, have stayed remarkably resilient to the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic if judging by total transits of the three commercial shipping sectors which are up 8% year-on-year.
25 May 2020
Geopolitical tensions have now eased, leaving freight rates to feel the full effects of the weak underlying market and falling demand. Tanker shipping looks set to be under pressure for the rest of the year.
04 May 2020
Despite lower volumes being fixed in the spot market, it is key to tracking developments in the container shipping market, as it quickly responds to the changing situation and adjustments to demand and supply.
24 April 2020
The IMO 2020 global sulphur regulation for marine fuel oil has now been in force for over three months. BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO are calling on fleet- and vessel managers, as well as technical superintendents, to share their insight and experiences with the new IMO 2020 compliant fuels.
16 April 2020
An overview of the reports and analysis available to BIMCO members.
23 March 2020
Amid massive market uncertainty, BIMCO has analysed the potential implications of a pandemic for the commercial shipping markets and Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, will deliver the insights in a string of webinars in the coming weeks.
19 March 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus a pandemic. There is little doubt that this will have significant implications for the shipping industry. But to what extent?
18 March 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is impacting global shipping demand for 2020 negatively.
09 March 2020
The Chairpersons of the Round Table of international shipping associations (RT) met in Rome in February to exchange their members’ experiences with the implementation of IMO’s 2020 global sulphur regulations.
03 March 2020
The spread of the COVID-19 virus is causing significant issues in the shipbuilding industry, but English law has no general concept of force majeure, and this is a key factor in the relationship between shipyards and shipowners.