18 May 2021
With effect from 1 March 2018, MARPOL Annex V and the related guidelines were amended to effect changes relating to substances that are harmful to the marine environment and form of garbage record book.
03 August 2020
The EU is carrying out an online survey which is relevant to all shipowners irrespective if they operate ships on EU-flag or not. The outcome of the survey will be used to establish criteria for determining that a ship produces reduced quantities of waste and manages its waste in a sustainable and environmentally sound manner. The outcome could result in reduced fees for delivering waste to a port reception facility, and BIMCO encourages all shipowners to take part in the survey.
17 May 2021
BIMCO providing information on substances harmful to the marine environment (HME) under MARPOL Annex V, its relation to IMSBC Code and the discharge requirements of cargo residues.
18 May 2021
BIMCO explaining the HME concept, its relation to the IMSBC Code and the discharge requirements of cargo residues of solid bulk cargoes.
05 August 2020
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published its 4th Greenhouse Gas (GHG) study, and BIMCO finds the results very encouraging, as data confirms the industry can reach the 50% lower IMO emissions target in 2050.
04 February 2021
Cleaning a ship’s submerged parts from barnacles and other growths, while the ship is in the water, can transfer invasive species to local marine environments unless it is properly cleaned and the debris is captured. To combat this problem, and to provide clarity and quality assurance to shipowners, ports and government authorities, BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have published the first industry standard on in-water cleaning of ships.
17 December 2019
BIMCO’s committee structure will change to reflect the increased importance of the environment while maintaining a thorough debate on safety. The BIMCO Board of Directors agreed to the change at a meeting in December.
09 October 2019
Geographic landscape of Cook Inlet and its marine ice environment
27 February 2018
08 September 2021
BIMCO's Manager, Marine Environment Bev Mackenzie will be co-chair of the conference and will be moderating two sessions. BIMCO's Manager, Maritime Safety & Security Ashok Srinivasan will be speaking in the session entitled “Biofouling management: Assessment of method".