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China and South Korea have agreed on exemption of ballast water exchange requirements for International ships sailing between People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Korea (South Korea).
BIMCO has published two clauses that take a balanced approach to termination risk following ship arrest, in response to cases seen in recent years when some dry cargo charterers have tightened procedures to arrest under a charter party.
As weak demand growth is forecasted for the coming quarters, the container shipping industry is set to return to negative margins.
For ships to continue to operate safely and without detention when the 2020 sulphur regulation comes into force, planning must start this year.
Despite decades of the shipping Industry's and the regulators' efforts in developing guidance and even changing the SOLAS regulations, it has to be admitted that the task of entering enclosed spaces is still a high risk operation.
Despite increased demolition of Capesize ships, the size of the fleet is set to grow substantially.
BIMCO has submitted four papers to the Maritime Safety Committee. The papers discuss how autonomous ships should be tried before they are allowed to operate, and that cyber risk management should be part of the ship’s Safety Management System.