03 March 2021
TOWCON is an ocean towage agreement on a lump sum basis. It is not intended for use in port towing. The latest edition of this contract is TOWCON 2021.
Copyright in TOWCON 2021 is held by BIMCO.
03 March 2021
TOWHIRE is an ocean towage agreement on a daily hire basis. It is not intended for use in port towing. The latest edition of this contract is TOWHIRE 2021.
Copyright in TOWHIRE 2021 is held by BIMCO.
16 February 2021
This year, BIMCO has expanded its ice reporting to cover the Northern Chinese, Japanese and Greenland sea areas, and can advise on contractual issues related to ice clauses.
02 November 2020
28 May 2021
Get the latest ice reports for the Baltic Sea region here.
16 January 2020
As part of its offering to members, BIMCO has updated and expanded its online database on ice information. Foremost, the web-resource reflects the recently amended Polar Code and the subsequently revised national rules, which regulates navigation in arctic waters.
26 November 2019
Check out our BIMCO Ice Information section which has been completely updated.
21 November 2019
Ice forecast for new season 2019 -2020 covering the Gulf of Finland and Russia in the Baltic region.
03 January 2020
Introduction of the Polar Code with a summary explanation of each of the chapters, including submissions made by relevant stakeholders regarding enforcement of the Code. Also providing easy reference regarding the application requirements of the Polar Code by each Arctic state.
07 January 2020
Description of the Northern Sea Route and the Northern Sea Route Administration (NSRA)