09 September 2015
At a breakfast meeting earlier today with senior shipping industry representatives, the EU Naval Force Operation Commander, Major General Martin Smith MBE, stated that whilst Somali-based piracy in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden is suppressed, there is no room for complacency regarding the ongoing threat.
28 April 2015
Following today’s vote in the European Parliament, adopting a regional EU Regulation on the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of individual ship emissions of CO2, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), BIMCO and Intercargo have issued the following statement...
31 October 2016
Updating guidance notes for GUARDCON.
22 January 2018
08 October 2015
Organisations representing the global shipping and oil industry have announced that the size of the ‘High Risk Area’ for piracy in the Indian Ocean has been reduced and issued new advice to merchant ship operators.
19 October 2016
In advance of next week’s critical meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) at the IMO in London, the global shipping industry has called on IMO Member States to give serious consideration to a joint industry submission regarding the need for further progress on addressing the sector’s CO2 emissions.
15 October 2015
The first revision of the New York Produce Exchange Time Charter (NYPE) since 1993 now published
24 November 2015
BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping organisation, has now launched an anti-corruption clause for charter parties.
The new clause will give owners and charterers a contractual platform for cooperative action to resist demands for illegal payments from port officials and others.
19 August 2013
The balancing act continues, as demand moves forward at snail’s pace while a new record-sized containership is deployed in the Asia-Europe trading lane
18 January 2012
The world needs daring and decisive political leadership, especially in the EU and the US, for confidence and optimism to find its way to the consumers. Unfortunately, the political stalemate in the US continued throughout 2011