09 March 2020
The Chairpersons of the Round Table of international shipping associations (RT) met in Rome in February to discuss current issues and coordinate efforts going into the new decade, widely billed to become one of the most important in shipping’s history.
17 February 2020
BIMCO, flag administrations and port associations have submitted a proposal to the IMO Facilitation Committee to develop IMO guidelines that provide global industry standards for data and data sharing, with the aim to enhance communication and thereby efficiency during port calls.
16 January 2020
As part of its offering to members, BIMCO has updated and expanded its online database on ice information. Foremost, the web-resource reflects the recently amended Polar Code and the subsequently revised national rules, which regulates navigation in arctic waters.
10 July 2019
You won’t find many – if any – who disagree that the higher the speed of a ship, the higher the level of greenhouse gas emissions. So why would I argue that, while imposing speed limits may have a popular ring to it, it is not the answer as the industry seeks to cut emissions? After all, our mission is to do exactly that: cut emissions.
08 October 2020
BIMCO's position on "underwater radiated noise" has been approved by the BIMCO Board of Directors.
19 February 2019
28 January 2019
18 January 2019
Chinese regulators have tightened its domestic emission control area regulation (DECA) which came into force on 1 January 2019.
22 October 2018
The shipping industry is on the verge of major changes requiring strong collaboration between ship builders, ship owners and classification societies, agreed the 70 plus participants of the 2018 Tripartite Forum held in Seoul, South Korea on 11 and 12 October.
05 October 2018
History has taught the industry that increased fuel blending is a recipe for quality issues, but the lessons to be learned as 2020 approaches are not new.