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.
24 February 2020
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, recently dubbed COVID-19, continues to generate massive economic and financial uncertainty when it comes to China and global shipping.
19 February 2020
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) issues a follow-up on coronavirus.
07 February 2020
BIMCO has received numerous enquiries from members uncertain about how the Novel Coronavirus outbreak will impact contracts. The following includes some general remarks, but it is important to evaluate carefully each situation on its own merits.
05 February 2020
In response to a rising number of enquiries from members, BIMCO is constantly updating its website with contractual and practical advice regarding the outbreak of the Coronavirus, which has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). Please find our designated content page here.
31 January 2020
Since 23 January 2020, BIMCO has been busy updating members about this serious coronavirus outbreak online and it has now been announced by WHO yesterday that it is officially a global health emergency. BIMCO advises members of how this outbreak can be monitored closely and issues information and guidance accordingly.
28 January 2020
BIMCO is monitoring this novel coronavirus outbreak closely and will attempt to provide members with the latest information relating to measures implemented by various countries to combat this global and serious outbreak which could impact sea transport.
23 January 2020
A new virus "Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)" has been detected, causing serious outbreaks in China, Japan and Republic of Korea. WHO issues advice for international travel and trade.
28 November 2019
BIMCO has a proud tradition for providing the maritime industry with reliable information on port facilities, working hours and national holidays. In order to provide the best solution, BIMCO’s port information database has been restructured and updated.
24 January 2019