13 November 2018
BIMCO has developed two 2020 bunker clauses that deal with general compliance and the transitional period for an early December release.
24 November 2015
BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping organisation, has now launched an anti-corruption clause for charter parties.
The new clause will give owners and charterers a contractual platform for cooperative action to resist demands for illegal payments from port officials and others.
21 November 2018
BIMCO is developing a clause dealing with cyber security risks and incidents that might affect the ability of one of the parties to perform their contractual obligations.
23 March 2016
Learn how BIMCO's Anti-Corruption Clause for Charter Parties can help owners and charterers respond in a practical way to demands for "facilitation" payments by port officials.
26 September 2018
BIMCO will produce several clauses dealing with specific issues related to 2020, as making one clause to fit all concerns was deemed unworkable. The first 2020 clause – focused on compliance - may be published as soon as end October.
04 September 2018
Technical, regulatory and financial aspects of the 2020 global fuel sulphur cap regime understandably loom large in people’s minds. But the importance of the contractual dimension should not be overlooked. BIMCO is forging ahead with an all-encompassing 2020 Clause for charter parties, which should be published in November.
20 May 2019
BIMCO is updating its suite of sanctions clauses to reflect changes in the sanctions’ environment. The new clauses are expected to be launched at the end of 2019.
27 July 2018
Personal Data Protection Clauses for SHIPMAN, CREWMAN, SUPPLYTIME and GUARDCON are available now. These are additional clauses that can be added to specific BIMCO contracts if parties need wording to cover personal data protection legislation.
03 October 2017
BIMCO has started work on standard arrest clauses for use in charter parties.
01 November 2018
BIMCO’s 2020 Bunker Clause working group is pushing hard to finish work on two key clauses addressing the global switch to 0.5% sulphur content fuel on 1 January 2020.