27 August 2021
BIMCO provides weekly updates to members about COVID-19 implementation measures imposed by governments for sea transport, including for crew change, as well as updates from United Nations bodies such as the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).
This BIMCO update is for the week ending Friday, 27 August 2021.
25 June 2021
The BIMCO Maritime Information department informs members on a weekly basis, updates about the COVID-19 in relation to implementation measures imposed by governments for sea transport including for crew change as well as from the United Nation bodies like the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).
BIMCO provides the following update for this week ending Friday, 25 June 2021.
30 October 2020
Quarantine of ships arriving at ports around the world has previously been an effective means of avoiding the spread of infectious and contagious diseases. Three weeks at an anchorage before the ship was admitted into port was not unusual. With the improvement of port infrastructure and ever more efficient ships, things had to change, and international work was started. The work resulted in the International Sanitary Regulations, which came into force on 1 October 1952.
24 February 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have joined forces to issue a joint- statement in response to the challenges faced by the shipping industry during this coronavirus outbreak.
30 November 2017
The United Nations World Food Programme Voyage Charter Party, WORLDFOOD 2017, is a BIMCO approved document to which the UN World Food Programme holds the copyright. The contract is used for shipments of food to emergency areas to save the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. The WORLDFOODRECEIPT 2017 is its accompanying contract of carriage. The latest edition of this contract is WORLDFOOD 2017.
31 March 2020
10 November 2017
10 November 2017
01 August 2017
The Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, has on 28 July 2017, amended the 'transit' rule in the Maritime Traffic Regulations for the Turkish Straits, from 48 hours to 168 hours.
02 June 2016