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.
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.
24 August 2016
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.
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.
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.
08 April 2019
Only nine shipyards, out of 26, on the EU list of approved recycling facilities are realistically open for ship recycling, and only three of the 26 could recycle a large ship (Panamax size or larger), a study commissioned by BIMCO shows.
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.