17 June 2021
With discussions at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting (held 10 to 17 June 2021) on sea-based sources of marine plastic delayed until the end of the year, BIMCO is looking at what the shipping industry can to do reduce its plastic footprint to ensure momentum is not lost in the absence of formal discussions at the IMO.
20 April 2021
04 October 2018
On Monday, BIMCO hosted an Advisory Panel in Singapore with the aim to continue to strengthen the shipping voice of members across Asia and establish a new platform for dialogue and involvement.
19 October 2021
The BIMCO Terms is a standard contract for the purchase and supply of marine fuels to ships. The latest edition of this contract is BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018 . Copyright in the BIMCO Terms 2015 is held by BIMCO.
15 October 2021
This BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report for the week ending 15 October covers updates from Greece, Mauritius, Portugal and the latest from the International Maritime Organization (IMO). 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, World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).
31 January 2020
Since 23 January 2020, BIMCO has been busy updating members about this serious coronavirus outbreak online and it has now been announced by WHO yesterday that it is officially a global health emergency. BIMCO advises members of how this outbreak can be monitored closely and issues information and guidance accordingly.
10 September 2018
The new BIMCO magazine the “Bulletin” is out and zooming in on challenges and questions asked ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap. “Sulphur cap consequences will draw focus for two years,” BIMCO’s Secretary General, Angus Frew, points out in his foreword. Also, read the latest market analysis by Peter Sand and read why shipowners urgently need a fuel-management plan.
20 April 2021
03 August 2022
A recent dispute about laytime in a Ukrainian port was dropped as soon as BIMCO’s advice about holiday legislation and labour laws was received.
24 June 2020
Facilitation of crew change through Panama is now possible. Clear references are made to the crew change protocols proposed by BIMCO, ICS and other industry stakeholders.