23 January 2019
BIMCO's masterclass on marine carriage contracts, liabilities and cargo claims examines specific issues arising when goods are damaged, lost or delayed during transit.
08 January 2018
SmartCon will be the long-term successor for IDEA. Based on the latest Microsoft technology, it will ensure that we can continue to offer our industry-known contracts for years to come.
20 September 2016
The International Brokers Commission Contract is an agreement between owners and brokers for owners’ payment of commission to brokers. The copyright in this document is held by FONASBA and it has been recommended by BIMCO.
17 October 2016
The Novation Agreement for Shipbuilding Contracts is an agreement between the parties to novate the shipbuilding contract from the original buyers to the new buyers on terms set out in the agreement.
The latest edition of this contract is the Novation Agreement for Shipbuilding Contracts, issued in 2016.
Copyright in the Novation Agreement for Shipbuilding Contracts is held by BIMCO.
13 February 2017
BIMCO is working together with the International Spill Control Organization (ISCO) to develop spill response contracts for use when an incident has occurred and a fast response is needed.
03 May 2018
BIMCO’s Documentary Committee approved a new set of standard bunker terms, developed by a cross-industry group, in New York on 2 May. The BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018 improve on the previous edition with a maximum limit of the parties’ liabilities – a key change that will lead to wider adoption of the contract.
06 September 2017
BIMCO and the Global Shippers Forum (GSF) are working together to promote the benefits of using their jointly published SERVICECON “readymade” service contract.
21 November 2016
A review of the increasingly widely used BIMCO Terms 2015 standard bunker contract began at a recent meeting held at BIMCO House.
29 February 2016
BIMCO recommends the incorporation of wording applying the UK Sale of Goods Act 1979 to bunker purchase contracts. The BIMCO Terms 2015 Standard Bunker Contract has been updated to incorporate recommended wording.
15 January 2016
BIMCO has now launched a new standard contract for ship managers to provide supervision services for shipbuilding and conversion projects. The contract, code named SUPERMAN, is a valuable new addition to BIMCO's existing suite of ship management agreements.