18 September 2020
Projects for standard contracts and clauses covering almost every sector of the shipping industry will be reviewed by BIMCO’s Documentary Committee (DC) when it meets on 21 and 22 September. The gathering of over 70 documentary experts from around the world will take place online for the first time and two new contracts and two clauses are set to be approved for publication.
17 September 2020
With the release of BIMCO’s Shipping KPI version 4, expected to be released by end September, new Performance Indicators (PIs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) will be introduced with the aim to facilitate better benchmarking of operational maintenance and first aid cases.
14 September 2020
BIMCO Shipping KPI version 4 is expected to be released by end September. Considering the development in the shipping sector, several Performance Indicators and Key Performance Indexes will be updated.
10 September 2020
Since the BIMCO Shipping KPI system was launched in 2011, the system has been based on a rating concept. With the release of BIMCO Shipping KPI version 4 at the end of September, the rating concept will be replaced by a ranking concept as dominant benchmarking concept.
08 September 2020
After the sharp and sudden shock of the pandemic, the economic recovery has begun and it is clear that it will be drawn out and uneven, both geographically and by sector. Though China has returned to growth, most other countries are lagging behind.
01 September 2020
As agricultural dry bulk commodities exports took a dive in the first quarter of this year and painted a gloomy picture for Panamax and Handymax freight rates, a stunning second quarter comeback have nearly tripled freight rates.
19 August 2020
The maritime industry’s transition to the sulphur regulation from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which came into force on 1 January 2020 has not been without problems. Since fuel oil properties are fluctuating, it is expected that quality and safety problems will continue to be a challenge for the global shipping industry.
03 December 2020
A new guide developed by the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to support low carbon shipping has been launched with the aim to provide both port and shipping sectors with practical guidance on how to facilitate Just-In-Time Arrivals (JIT).
07 August 2020
The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) has launched an anonymous Impact Survey to better understand the evolving situation relating to the operating environment in Nigerian ports and terminals and assess the impact of MACN’s efforts in Nigeria.
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.