27 June 2019
The Asian gypsy moth (AGM) flight season is just around the corner. BIMCO advises its members to pay attention to the possible consequences of calling at ports where the AGM is indigenous or established.
25 March 2019
11 February 2019
05 December 2018
New Zealand enforces strict biosecurity regulations and the latest 'victim' was a vehicle carrier ordered to leave New Zealand due to stink bug contamination.
19 November 2018
The effects of rising barriers to trade, capital flowing out of emerging market economies, and the elevated geopolitical risk are now clear to everyone.
12 November 2018
Biofouling is getting increasing attention and pressure for biofouling management is mounting. Therefore, BIMCO is launching a survey to gain insight into how shipowners are managing the topic.
03 September 2021
Seasonal measures introduced by Australia, New Zealand and Chile to combat brown marmorated stink bug risk.
31 August 2018
Seasonal measures introduced by Australia, New Zealand and Chile to combat marmorated stink bug risk.
26 June 2018
The Asian gypsy moth season is here again. A reminder to all members calling at areas considered AGM high risk to be aware of the AGM requirements issued by various governments to prevent entry of AGM into their countries.
16 April 2018
Stricter biofouling rules for ship calling New Zealand beginning May 2018. Marine pests and diseases introduced to New Zealand on ship hulls are a potential threat to the marine environment and resources. From May 2018, all commercial and recreational ships arriving in New Zealand will need to have a clean hull.