18 October 2018
An overview of upcoming BIMCO events.
16 June 2017
Preventing pest container contamination was one of the many items discussed at IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 98). Cyber risk management, autonomous ships, security and adoption of amendments to mandatory instruments were also on the agenda.
12 March 2019
Assessing the impacts of marine bio-invasions via biofouling from a ship's hull.
06 August 2019
Fuel oil and bunkering event.
12 March 2019
INTERCEM Shipping Americas is Americas only event dedicated to the shipping and handling of cement industry products.
10 June 2019
London: Friday, 7 June 2019. Members of the shipping community, Flag States and Agencies from Gulf of Guinea gathered at the Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for a day-long symposium on Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea. The event, co-sponsored by BIMCO, IMCA, ICS, ITF and OCIMF, featured speakers from regional maritime agencies as well as shipping officials, academics and military staff. The shipping industry, along with seafarer groups, organized the event to highlight the continuing danger to seafarers operating in the Gulf of Guinea.
11 September 2017
BIMCO has developed new guidance for seafarers on the safe launching and recovery of lifeboats using fall preventer devices (FPDs), to reduce the number of seafarer fatalities and injuries.
21 June 2011
The healthy demand picture of some 6% demand growth is what keeps the dry bulkers afloat. Despite the multiple disruptions that have already taken place, we see growing demand for almost all commodities. This has certainly prevented a meltdown of freight rates. Many people expected the current doldrums already last year, but extremely strong demand growth in 2010 postponed the hardship into 2011.
20 November 2011
If you work a little harder every day and do your work a little better and smarter today than yesterday, you will stand a better chance of running a successful shipping business. Those words of wisdom catch the optimism bubbling at the NAVIGATOR 2011 event in Athens, Greece.
A business full of hardship in recent years has only drowned a few of the die-hard optimists within the shipping industry.
16 February 2011
Right now, all eyes seem to be on the Suez Canal as Egypt faces political unrest. Events have pushed the oil price above USD 100 per barrel for Brent crude