11 May 2020
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has postponed all meetings since March 2020. BIMCO is adapting to the new schedule, and this article provides an overview of the IMO-related work that BIMCO members need to know about, despite the pandemic.
20 May 2020
In an effort to understand the situation that members are facing, BIMCO is launching a survey regarding the European Union’s Ship Recycling Regulations’ (EUSRR) requirement of Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) that most cargo ships must comply with from 31 December 2020.
05 May 2020
05 May 2020
04 May 2020
Despite lower volumes being fixed in the spot market, it is key to tracking developments in the container shipping market, as it quickly responds to the changing situation and adjustments to demand and supply.
29 April 2020
From 31 December 2020, all ships of 500 GT and above – regardless of the flag they are flying – will be required to carry an inventory of hazardous materials (IHM) when calling a port or anchorage of a country that is a member of the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA). Failure to do so may result in penalisation.
24 April 2020
The IMO 2020 global sulphur regulation for marine fuel oil has now been in force for over three months. BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO are calling on fleet- and vessel managers, as well as technical superintendents, to share their insight and experiences with the new IMO 2020 compliant fuels.
21 April 2020
In a commenting paper drafted by the EU Commission, BIMCO expresses its support for mandatory reporting procedure following detection of containers lost at sea. The paper is a response from World Shipping Council, BIMCO and the EU Member States to a submission from Vanuatu.
06 April 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has affected all aspects of the shipping industry, lowering, if not wiping out, demand growth prospects for the year across all segments. The outbreak has also affected fleet development.
03 April 2020
BIMCO has, together with a number of European countries and international organizations, submitted a document to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), offering support for new output on the mandatory reporting of containers lost at sea.