04 October 2017
Bulkers are still grabbing the lion’s share of SnP activity, while the tanker industry has also seen increased interest, as prices slowly became more attractive during the past week.
The weekly sale and purchase report by Intermodal Research & Valuations features secondhand sales market prices for crude oil- and oil product tankers, dry bulk carriers, container ships and gas tankers.
03 October 2017
BIMCO’s President Anastasios Papagiannopoulos will moderate the “Smart Shipping” panel discussion, scheduled for 10 October at 11:45. The panel will discuss novel ship design, cyber security and digitalisation – all key issues with a specific bearing on the future.
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.
14 September 2017
BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand will deliver the closing keynote speech, “What is happening in the shipping markets” at Digital Ship’s 4th Annual Maritime CIO Forum in Rotterdam on 26 September 2017, at the Hilton hotel in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
08 September 2017
Singapore Port Authority drives a hard line on bunker fraud.
24 August 2017
BIMCO has launched a new top level course for experienced senior industry professionals.
21 August 2017
Leading London law chambers gives “top marks to BIMCO” at seminar on new edition of SUPPLYTIME offshore support vessel charter party.
07 July 2017
MEPC 71 progressed in ensuring smoother implementation of the ballast water convention. One of the achievements was reaffirming the agreement regarding the provisions for non-penalisation of early movers that have installed ballast water management systems according to G8 guidelines.
04 July 2017
The BIMCO Standard General Average Absorption Clause, for use in marine insurance policies, was updated in 2017 to give effect to the revised York-Antwerp Rules 2016. Further modifications have now been made to streamline the basis for determining insurers’ payments. Details are set out below together with advice on adapting the clause where the underlying marine insurance policy covers more than one vessel.
The 2018 clause should be used in place of the 2017 provision. The original 2002 version of the Clause, based on the York-Antwerp Rules 1994, should no longer be used.
30 June 2017
BIMCO contributes actively in the development of IMO's strategy to limit the average global temperature rise below 2°C.