08 August 2017
BIMCO has received information from the Government of Canada concerning the recently issued temporary voluntary speed restriction in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The restriction addresses increased risks to the endangered North Atlantic right whales.
04 June 2018
Months of uncertainty about the potential exemptions of the EU, Canada and Mexico’s exports of steel and aluminium to the US have ended, and with a hard hit.
12 September 2016
12 August 2019
Due to high population levels of Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) and more AGM detections at US and Canadian ports as a result, a joint-bulletin is now issued by these authorities for vessel operators to take action in order to avoid such delays.
26 September 2017
Canadian AGM regulations are issued by the Canada Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) .
15 February 2018
The three best performing dry bulk terminals in the world are Santander and Bilbao in Spain and Quebec in Canada, according to BIMCO’s 2017 Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report.
26 March 2019
BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst will be participating at the INTERCEM Shipping Americas in New York City, USA, which will take place on 20 May 2019, and the Shipping Federation of Canada’s Annual Conference on 22 May 2019 in Montreal, Canada.
10 December 2018
Canada’s benchmark heavy crude, Western Canadian Select (WCS), has seen its price slowly slide since mid-2018, trading at a record discount to WTI of over $50 bbl during October. A supply glut has seen prices continually dip, but the grade may finally be set for a reprieve after the Premier of the oil-rich Alberta region mandated a production cut of almost 9%, or approximately 325 000 b/d, in a bid to lift prices and deal with an oversupply.
The weekly tanker market report by Gibson Shipbrokers features an overview of the crude oil and oil product tanker market.
17 October 2013
For the benefit of its members, BIMCO has made a series of agreements with 15 national customs authorities (Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States)- Customs Co-operation Agreements (CCAs)- as a means of mitigating delays and costs resulting from the discovery of drugs aboard a member vessel.
07 January 2020
Guidelines applicable for all laden oil tankers and to tankers carrying liquid chemicals in bulk when proceeding through an active Ice Control Zone in Eastern Canadian waters and fishing zones south of 60° North.