08 April 2019
Since the beginning of 2019, the EU has had its own set of rules for ship recycling. The rules may even influence shipowners not using an EU flag.
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.
20 May 2020
In an effort to understand the situation that members are facing, BIMCO is launching a survey regarding the European Union’s Ship Recycling Regulations’ (EUSRR) requirement of Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) that most cargo ships must comply with from 31 December 2020.
29 March 2019
Shipowners have a role to play, and responsibility to take, in the transitional period before the Hong Kong Convention enters into force. In this context BIMCO recommends to its members to use facilities that live up to requirements of the Hong Kong Convention already before its entry into force.
21 April 2020
09 July 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic affects the industry’s endeavours to implement the upcoming European Union’s Ship Recycling Regulations (EUSRR) and many shipowners may not be able to finalize the required Inventory of hazardous materials (IHM) prior to the deadline.
29 April 2020
From 31 December 2020, all ships of 500 GT and above – regardless of the flag they are flying – will be required to carry an inventory of hazardous materials (IHM) when calling a port or anchorage of a country that is a member of the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA). Failure to do so may result in penalisation.
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.
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.