22 January 2016
Shipping companies are being strongly encouraged to use new ‘Transitional Measures for Shipowners Selling Ships for Recycling’ launched by a wide coalition of international shipping industry organisations.
28 December 2018
Starting 31 December 2018, EU-flagged newbuildings must carry out an inventory of hazardous materials on board and carry relevant certification.
30 June 2017
BIMCO contributes actively in the development of IMO's strategy to limit the average global temperature rise below 2°C.
07 July 2017
MEPC 71 progressed in ensuring smoother implementation of the ballast water convention. One of the achievements was reaffirming the agreement regarding the provisions for non-penalisation of early movers that have installed ballast water management systems according to G8 guidelines.
09 February 2018
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) met in London this week. This is a short overview of the most important points discussed.
19 March 2012
Recycling of overage dry bulk tonnage is unlikely to make huge impact on future fleet growth according to new analysis from BIMCO.
18 October 2012
New high-quality reports have been added to the website as a service to our members.
21 September 2011
In absolute numbers, 2011 is going to be the new Number 1 in terms of the greatest amount ever of dry bulk tonnage leaving the fleet to be recycled. We are on course for more than 20 million DWT to be demolished, with the potential of reaching 25 million if owners continue to be attracted by the relatively high demolition rates and freight rates fail to improve significantly through the remainder of the year.
20 September 2016
RECYCLECON is a standard contract for the sale of ships for recycling in a safe and environmentally sound manner. The contract incorporates many of the requirements of the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009 (the Hong Kong Convention) such as the Inventory of Hazardous Materials and the Ship Recycling Plan.
The latest edition of this contract is RECYCLECON, issued in 2012.
Copyright in RECYCLECON is held by BIMCO.
20 September 2016
DEMOLISHCON is a standard contract for the sale of ships for demolition and recycling. The latest edition of this contract is DEMOLISHCON, issued in 2001.