16 March 2018
As reported some years ago under the heading "Ukraine Ballast Water Problems in Ports" this still seems to be a problematic issue as BIMCO has received an update from the the Japan Ship Owners' Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association.
26 July 2017
BIMCO has received two security advisories which are shared below.
27 February 2018
09 December 2021
The recently imposed new restrictions in several ports will have an impact on the operations of ships. Performing crew changes will very likely become more difficult and result in floating quarantines, meaning that more delays and disruptions in supply chains can be expected. With the new variant creating uncertainty for shipowners, even more complex planning will be needed to avoid financial losses.
17 March 2020
With the aim to keep our members updated on issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, BIMCO has reached out to Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) to obtain the guidance they provide to inspectors of the Ship Inspection Report Programme (SIRE) and Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID).
17 September 2019
Nick is Partner at Stephenson Harwood. Nick specialises in disputes arising from casualties and has extensive experience of handling the “front end” investigation, both from the office and on site. In particular, Nick handles claims following collisions, explosions and fires, groundings, salvage and general average, coverage advice and charterparty disputes.
22 April 2022
This BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report for the week ending 22 April covers the International Maritime Organization (IMO) including crew change national contact point, China, Germany, Singapore, USA, UK P&I Club's Global Crew Change Advice, and the latest from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO). Every week, BIMCO summarises measures imposed by governments for sea transport, including for crew change, as well as updates from United Nations bodies such as the IMO, WHO, ILO and the Port State Control MoU regimes.
20 August 2019
27 February 2018
31 August 2021
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