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.
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.
24 January 2020
An outbreak of a virulent disease such as the Novel Coronavirus can have potentially significant implications for ship owners and operators.
17 February 2020
Providing members with the latest information on measures taken by various countries to combat this Novel Coronavirus outbreak that could impact sea transport. The page might be updated several times per day, so please check back for the most recent information.
06 February 2020
The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus has dented market sentiment and spooked markets around the globe. When China sneezes, we all catch the flu. This especially holds true for the commercial shipping markets, which remain heavily reliant upon China, both on the import and export side.
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.
03 February 2020
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.
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.