30 October 2017
BIMCO participated in the second workshop at IMO for the preparation of the initial strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships last week in London.
09 March 2021
Leaders of the Round Table of International Shipping Associations - BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping and INTERTANKO - met virtually last week to debate key issues facing the maritime industry today. At the meeting, the associations affirmed the industry’s commitment to universal recognition for seafarers, the decarbonisation of shipping and addressing the threat to shipping from piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
10 November 2021
BIMCO has started a discussion with members with the aim to provide a set of definitions that are practical and clear to stakeholders in the shipping industry when discussing climate change.
27 February 2018
30 June 2022
10 November 2022
At BIMCO, we believe there's more chance of solving the plastic crisis if many people take small steps in the right direction. On ships, even if plastics are sorted, managed and discharged to shore in a proper way, the mismanagement of that waste on land means it can still reach the ocean. This is independent of all the best efforts of the shipping industry.
27 January 2022
At meetings held at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) last week, a plan was agreed which aims to find regulatory solutions to mitigate the consequences and tackle concerns over underwater radiated noise generated by commercial shipping.
03 June 2022
A number of guidelines are up for adoption at the 78th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) headquarters in London. BIMCO will be attending the meetings taking place 6 – 10 June 2022.
30 August 2022
BIMCO’s contract for security escort vessels, SEV-GUARDCON, was introduced back in January 2022. Leading maritime security company, Ambrey, shares its views on the contract and how it has saved time and effort in concluding agreements for escort services in West Africa.
30 January 2020
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has made changes to regulation of liquid cargo and, as a result, revised Certificate of Fitness requirements.