17 April 2019
25 May 2018
Revised emergency response procedures for ships carrying dangerous goods was one of the many items discussed at IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 99). Autonomous ships, security and adoption of amendments to mandatory instruments were also on the agenda.
20 November 2017
Information about the plague outbreak in Madagascar and any advice needed.
08 October 2018
BIMCO advises on the date of entry into force for the second round of amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006) relating to harassment and bullying on board ships and the extension of the validity of MLC certificate.
05 February 2019
A consolidated Maritime Labour Convention text is now available which includes the 2014 and 2016 amendments.
22 September 2017
The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 which entered into force on 20 August 2013 has undergone a second round of amendments in 2016. Find out what these amendments are.
26 September 2017
BIMCO has launched a practical guide for shipmasters managing new ballast water management systems. It coincides with the entry into force of the IMO's Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention.
25 January 2018
In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and Bab al-Mandeb. Shipowners and operators should be aware of new threat patterns in the area.
05 April 2018
The Maritime Reporting Model (MRM), developed by BIMCO and partners, can reduce the administrative workload for ship masters by 80% in connection with port calls.
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.