17 March 2020
With the aim to keep our members updated on issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, BIMCO has reached out to Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) to obtain the guidance they provide to inspectors of the Ship Inspection Report Programme (SIRE) and Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID).
23 March 2020
Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has issued an update to its COVID-19 bulletin, which gives further guidance on Ship Inspection Report Programme (SIRE)/Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID) inspections.
26 January 2018
Updates from the 5th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction.
15 August 2017
The Riyadh MoU initiates concentration inspection campaign on crew familiarisation for enclosed space entry
26 July 2017
The Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has issued guidelines for the use of electronic certificates.
03 March 2017
The IMO NCSR considers technical and operational matters related to safety of navigation on board ships. The next meeting agenda will cover modernisation of GMDSS and e-Navigation as the two main topics.
02 August 2017
Paris and Tokyo MoUs jointly announce the "Concentrated Inspection Campaign for Safety on Navigation" and issue an important questionnaire for the campaign.
16 March 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, some ships are experiencing operational challenges, such as shipyards or dry docks closing down. In addition, surveys and audits can in some cases not be conducted because surveyors are unable to attend the ships due to travel restrictions or quarantines.
28 December 2018
Starting 31 December 2018, EU-flagged newbuildings must carry out an inventory of hazardous materials on board and carry relevant certification.
29 April 2020
Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has issued an update to its COVID-19 bulletin, which gives guidance on Ship Inspection Report Exchange (SIRE) / Barge Inspection Exchange (BIRE)/ Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID) inspections.