14 September 2018
This guideline follows on from the CIMAC WG7 guideline No 09:2014 which set out the differences between the ISO 4259 approach and that adopted under MARPOL Annex VI in respect of fuel sulphur content test results. However, it is important to understand that this ISO 4259 approach is also applied generally to the interpretation of all marine fuel analysis test results.
06 November 2019
This guideline helps the reader understand stability and compatibility issues. Furthermore, it explains the different test methods, both for onboard evaluation and for tests performed in laboratories. It compliments and expands on the information given in ISO/PAS 23263:2019 and supports the ISO standard 8217:2017 on specifications of marine fuels.
07 August 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and published the revised guidelines for on board sampling for the verification of the sulphur content of the fuel oil used on board ships. Furthermore, guidance on verification procedures for fuel oil samples drawn in accordance with MARPOL Annex VI has also been released.
07 August 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and published guidelines for port state control (PSC) under MARPOL Annex VI, which gives Technical departments, HSEQ departments and ship crews an indication of what to expect by PSC from 1 January 2020.
22 May 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved new guidelines on how shipowners can prepare for the global 0.50% sulphur limit, addressing potential compliant fuels safety issues and how to report Fuel Oil Non-Availability (FONAR).
09 July 2019
The Bulletin met with Frederick Kenney, Director of Legal and External Affairs at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to talk about why there is no chance that the 2020 sulphur limit deadline will be pushed, what will happen if ships experience operational problems because of the new fuels, and why regulation of open-loop scrubbers should be consistent rather than regional.
22 January 2020
Brazilian crude oil exports hit a record high in December 2019 with a total 8.7 million tonnes of crude oil exported, as China continues to turn to Brazil for crude.
31 October 2018
Join us in Shanghai for great networking opportunities and get unique shipping insight via a string of power panels covering current issues in the industry.
01 October 2019
BIMCO Immediate Past President, Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, is the guest of honour at this event in Athens, Greece. Mr. Papagiannopoulos will be given the 2019 Capital Link Maritime CSR Award in recognition of his commitment in applying and promoting best industry practice.
23 October 2019
Starting at 10:30 CET the free webinar is 30 minutes including a short Q&A session and does not require BIMCO membership.