14 February 2018
This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA January report is also provided.
27 June 2019
The Asian gypsy moth (AGM) flight season is just around the corner. BIMCO advises its members to pay attention to the possible consequences of calling at ports where the AGM is indigenous or established.
02 June 2016
09 October 2017
The Americanized Welsh Coal Charter was published by the Association of Shipbrokers and Agents (USA) Inc. and recommended by BIMCO. The latest edition of this contract is AMWELSH 93.
20 September 2016
GRAINCON is a standard grain voyage charter party. It is accompanied by its own bill of lading, the GRAINCONBILL 2016.
The latest edition of this contract is GRAINCON, issued in 2003.
Copyright in GRAINCON is held by BIMCO.
26 November 2014
03 September 2018
The capacity of the fleet is growing too fast for the demand to cope with it. All three aspects of the supply side have pushed up the fleet growth – in nominal as well as active terms.
07 November 2018
For the seventh month in a row total US crude oil exports excluding china hit a new all-time high reaching 7.9 million tonnes in September.
10 July 2018
2018 has been absolutely horrible for the crude oil tankers with freight rates and the fleet utilisation rate falling to a record low level.
19 November 2018
By examining our fleet-growth estimate alone, 2019 looks like a year in which the fundamental balance can only improve. But the trade war remains the wild card here.