22 January 2016
Shipping companies are being strongly encouraged to use new ‘Transitional Measures for Shipowners Selling Ships for Recycling’ launched by a wide coalition of international shipping industry organisations.
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 February 2020
Panama, Norway, Greece and other influential actors are co-sponsoring a proposal originally tabled by Japan to curb the carbon intensity of existing ships through use of an Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI), much like the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) which is mandatory for new ships.
02 November 2010
Today's weakness in box shipping might lead to 200 vessels being taken out of service until volumes rise, BIMCO analyst Peter Sand told Fairplay today.
01 July 2020
June alone saw as many container ship demolitions as the first five months of 2020 combined, doubling year-to-date volumes. The shipping number of the week provides members with a brief analysis of relevant developments in the shipping markets.
15 November 2018
BIMCO has revised and updated its two standard ship repair contracts: REPAIRCON, which is for major work at a repair yard; and MINREPCON, which is for minor repair work that can be done by contractors when a ship is in port.
02 June 2016
30 September 2019
BIMCO has submitted a proposal to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to regulate propulsion power of ships in order to sustain the GHG savings already achieved through slower steaming.
11 October 2019
In October, an Asian-based subcommittee involving major players within the ship owning and ship leasing communities will begin work to develop a term sheet for sale and leaseback transactions to meet a rise in demand and to complete the suite of three term sheets available for financiers, shipowners and their advisors.
25 September 2017
Work has begun on the revision of BIMCO’s Standard Ship Repair Contract, codenamed REPAIRCON.