22 September 2020
BIMCO has collected statements from a number of flag states, port states and recognised organisations/classification societies (RO) and produced a regulatory analysis concerning COVID-19 and its possible implications on statutory ship certificates, surveys, inspections or audits under relevant International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) instruments.
30 March 2021
BIMCO is providing members, quick and practical guidance on how to handle the COVID-19 outbreak.
28 February 2020
A summary of adjustments to restricitions related to COVID-19 being issued within the last week
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.
24 February 2020
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, recently dubbed COVID-19, continues to generate massive economic and financial uncertainty when it comes to China and global shipping.
20 January 2020
BIMCO has received information about changes made by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to its Port State Control (PSC) boarding matrix.
19 December 2019
BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has approved two charter party sanctions clauses to help owners and charterers manage due diligence policies and navigate an increasingly complex environment of economic and trade sanctions imposed by governments.
25 November 2019
The Italian tanker owner, Fratelli d’Amico Armatori, reached a new level of insight on its crew retention and crew management after their company began comparing their fleet using BIMCO’s Shipping KPIs.
05 November 2019
BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have published a new cyber security workbook meant to serve as a guide for the master and officers on board ships and thereby help them prepare for a potential cyber incident.
07 January 2020
Guidelines using "Zone Date System", " Polar Operational Limit Assessment Risk Indexing System ( POLARIS)" and "Arctic Ice Regime Shipping System" as the three methodologies for assessing a ship's operational capabilities in ice.