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.
02 August 2017
Paris and Tokyo MoUs jointly announce the "Concentrated Inspection Campaign for Safety on Navigation" and issue an important questionnaire for the campaign.
21 October 2014
The economic news from China this morning was somewhat comforting, but highlights the fact that economic activity in the world’s largest economy is certainly slowing down.
11 July 2017
A new Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) to check on safety of navigation, including Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS) will be conducted jointly by Paris and Tokyo MoUs. Paris MoU issues new White, Grey and Black lists issued effective from 1 July 2017.
23 May 2016
Further to the adoption by the Comité Maritime International (CMI) of a new set of York-Antwerp Rules (YAR), BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has decided that all new and revised BIMCO charter parties, bills of lading and waybills will refer to general average being adjusted in accordance with the YAR 2016.
08 June 2017
Paris MoU releases results on Concentrated Inspection Campaign for MLC, 2006
10 January 2017
This annual report records the lowest number of incidents reported since 1998 although within the reported incidents there is a 10 year high in the number of seafarer kidnappings.
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.
21 August 2018
22 January 2018