07 December 2018
Ships and Shipping are vulnerable to cyber attacks so our industry have joined forces and developed Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships based on the following high level principles.
13 July 2015
Nobody, from the individual with an inexpensive laptop to those overseeing sophisticated business systems, can be unaware of the need for cyber security.
07 March 2016
The Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements interim final rule requires maritime cargo carriers and importers to submit additional data to US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) before vessels are permitted entry into the US.
20 September 2016
GUARDCON is an agreement for the hire of the services of private maritime security guards on ships – either armed or unarmed.
The latest edition of this contract is GUARDCON, issued in 2012.
Copyright in GUARDCON is held by BIMCO.
18 October 2018
The result of a cyber security survey launched by BIMCO, Fairplay and ABS Advanced Solutions shows that while the number of cyber related attacks within the last 12 months has declined; protective measures, training and awareness need to improve.
16 September 2019
Safety at Sea and BIMCO have published a white paper containing advice based on results and findings from Cyber Security Surveys produced over the last four years, as well as on feedback and knowledge from experts at roundtable events.
25 January 2018
In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and Bab al-Mandeb. Shipowners and operators should be aware of new threat patterns in the area.
09 May 2018
BIMCO has appointed Jakob P. Larsen as Head of Maritime Security. He has a broad maritime experience from both the private and public sector – and always with a large security component.
31 May 2019
A new standard Cyber Security Clause requiring the parties to implement cyber security procedures and systems to help reduce the risk of an incident, is now available from the BIMCO website.
11 May 2017
It is with great sadness that BIMCO announces the unexpected death of its Head of Maritime Security, Mr Giles Noakes on Wednesday 10 May.