19 March 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus a pandemic. There is little doubt that this will have significant implications for the shipping industry. But to what extent?
18 March 2020
BIMCO-made posters easily available for download and print to be used onboard ships.
16 March 2020
The World Health Organsiation (WHO) declares Europe the new epicenter of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now many countries are closing borders to contain the spread of the disease.
03 February 2021
In the wake of COVID-19 have the BIMCO received a number of reports and circulars with imposed restrictions intended to keep the virus at bay. These restrictions have proven to disturb crew mobility. In this page, we'll guide our members on the ship/shore interface restriction regimes BIMCO is aware of
13 March 2020
BIMCO provides easy-to-print out posters on precautionary measures to be taken by seafarers and visitors onboard ships.
30 March 2021
BIMCO is providing members, quick and practical guidance on how to handle the COVID-19 outbreak.
12 March 2020
World Health Organisation officially declares COVID-19 as a pandemic.
28 February 2020
A summary of adjustments to restricitions related to COVID-19 being issued within the last week
26 February 2020
World Health Organization (WHO) issues interim guidance on operational considerations for managing coronavirus outbreak on board ships.
26 February 2020
Many container operators use charter party trade limits as a sanctions management tool when operating liner services between non-sanctioned countries. To provide an alternative contractual solution and to proactively address the current trend to impose sanctions on the shipping industry, BIMCO is currently developing a sanctions clause specifically designed for time chartering container ships.