30 April 2019
BIMCO has submitted four papers to the Maritime Safety Committee. The papers discuss how autonomous ships should be tried before they are allowed to operate, and that cyber risk management should be part of the ship’s Safety Management System.
19 June 2019
The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) considered the ongoing scoping exercise to identify affected IMO regulations by Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) at its 101st session in which the Maritime Technology & Regulation and Security departments represented BIMCO.
11 December 2019
BIMCO's position on "autonomous ships" has been approved by the BIMCO Board of Directors.
30 November 2018
BIMCO and industry partners will contribute to constructive discussions of a number of important topics such as guidelines for autonomous ships and 2020 fuel challenges at the 100th session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 100) in London on 3 – 7 December 2018.
05 May 2020
17 July 2019
13 May 2020
16 months after publishing the 3rd version of The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships, the guidelines are again up for review.
18 February 2019
The aim of the BIMCO Autonomous Ships Seminar is to identify the shipowners’ views on this topic, which is currently being driven by manufacturers.
25 July 2019
The Conference will focus on prioritised e-Navigation issues in multiple sessions, including maritime autonomous surface ships (MASS), maritime digitalisation and cyber security under the main theme of “e-Navigation: Implementing new digital maritime services in Asia-Pacific.
28 September 2017
The BIMCO President Mr Papagiannopoulos highlighted the main opportunities and threats for shipping coming from digitalisation at the 3rd ShipIT conference in Athens on 27 September 2017. The opportunities and threats include the admin burden on board ships, autonomous ships, blockchain, cyber risk management and not least the human elements of all these issues.