11 December 2017
This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA November report is also provided.
06 May 2022
Modernisation of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), which was initiated a decade ago, has finally been completed at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). In the process, changes to satellite service providers have been implemented. Changes have also been made in the definitions of the SOLAS regulations Chapter IV, whereas no changes have been made to the carriage requirements of the ships
02 June 2022
The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (M S C) decided at its meeting 20-29 April 2022 to commence work on the development of a new goal-based instrument regulating the operation of maritime autonomous surface ships (MASS). BIMCO reports from the meeting.
13 October 2021
BIMCO Immediate Past President Şadan Kaptanoğlu will be joining the panel discussion on Wednesday 20 October at 10:10 EET (GMT/UTC+3) "Shipping Prospects are stronger than for a decade: the new responsibilities of shipping".
10 February 2017
The 4th session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 4) will be held in London from 13 to 17 February 2017.
01 November 2018
BIMCO is encouraging shipowners to authorise their respective flag state administrations or recognised organisations to report their Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) values for all applicable new ships in their fleet to the The International Maritime Organization (IMO).
16 April 2021
BIMCO has published a charter party clause promoting the use of the IMO’s data model framework. The publication is an extension of BIMCO’s strategic objective to encourage greater efficiency and harmonisation in the ship-shore interface.
12 April 2017
This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA report is also provided.
25 September 2020
Standardising and harmonising electronic ship/shore communication for reporting purposes is high on the agenda at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) virtual Facilitation Committee (FAL) meeting next week (FAL 44).
09 December 2009
All the talk and rumours in the industry and in the press about ship orders being cancelled, delayed or postponed is beginning to show in the order book