07 April 2017
From 2019 new mandatory requirements on electronic exchange of information will require public authorities to establish systems to assist ship clearance processes.
30 April 2019
BIMCO has submitted four papers to the Maritime Safety Committee. The papers discuss how autonomous ships should be tried before they are allowed to operate, and that cyber risk management should be part of the ship’s Safety Management System.
31 March 2017
In 2019 the new mandatory requirements on Electronic Data Interchange requires public authorities to establish systems for the electronic exchange of information to assist ship clearance processes.
19 June 2019
The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) considered the ongoing scoping exercise to identify affected IMO regulations by Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) at its 101st session in which the Maritime Technology & Regulation and Security departments represented BIMCO.
02 June 2017
For the first time, IMO will discuss the maritime autonomous ships. The use of autonomous ships – or so-called unmanned ships - will create the need for a regulatory framework for such ships and their interaction and co-existence with manned ships.
20 February 2017
BIMCO receives a monthly update from the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) advising BIMCO of the latest legislative developments affecting international shipping in the US. BIMCO produces a brief based on CSA’s January update so members can have a quick update. The full CSA report is also provided.
30 June 2017
BIMCO has appointed Philip Tinsley as its new Head of Maritime Security.
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.
18 January 2018
BIMCO has taken a big step forward and launched an innovative new solution for editing contracts.
15 May 2017
Today, BIMCO re-launches one of its most enduringly popular publications – Check Before Fixing.