05 December 2017
BIMCO and FONASBA, the worldwide organisation representing shipbrokers and ship agents, have once again joined forces to create and launch a new general agency agreement for port agents, shipowners and ship operators contracting port agency services.
02 April 2020
At online meetings on 31 March and 1 April, the subcommittee working on the standard time charter party for accommodation support vessels (ASVTIME) reviewed feedback from industry stakeholders and further developed the draft contract.
03 March 2020
The spread of the COVID-19 virus is causing significant issues in the shipbuilding industry, but English law has no general concept of force majeure, and this is a key factor in the relationship between shipyards and shipowners.
30 November 2017
BIMCO has together with the UN World Food Programme (WFP), updated and modernised the WORLDFOOD voyage charter party used by the UN organisation to transport food to emergency areas around the world. The aim was to create a contract that made WFP’s work easier and faster.
05 December 2016
BIMCO will run a free webinar on the contract GUARDCON and End User Certification (EUCs) on Friday 9 December 2016 at 11:30 CET.
13 November 2019
As a result of a rising number of shipments of industrial raw materials such as bauxite, coal and iron ore being transported under COAs, BIMCO is working on a new standard form of contract of affreightment (COA).
18 August 2016
The revision of BIMCO’s top-selling contract, SUPPLYTIME 2005, has now reached a stage where it is appropriate to consult with the wider industry about the changes made to the contract so far.
09 July 2016
11 May 2016
BIMCO's Documentary Committee met on 10 May in Copenhagen and approved for publication three standard novation agreements for time charter parties and shipbuilding contracts.
04 November 2019
BIMCO has added several features to its contract editor since it was launched in 2018, and more will be added by the end of the year and throughout 2020.