05 December 2016
BIMCO will run a free webinar on the contract GUARDCON and End User Certification (EUCs) on Friday 9 December 2016 at 11:30 CET.
04 June 2019
Free BIMCO market analysis webinar by BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand.
09 December 2019
Free webinar from 10:00 to 12:00 Central European Time.
07 April 2020
BIMCO will host the Perspectives and insights on shipping amidst a pandemic webinar on 14 April 2020. The free 1-hour webinar will touch upon how the coronavirus has impacted the commercial shipping markets and what the future may hold.
26 March 2018
Join us on Thursday 5 April at 9.00 CET (10.00 CEST) to hear about the newly published BIMCO/FONASBA General Agency Agreement.
07 February 2017
Join us on Monday 20 February at 14:00 CET and 08:00 (US East Coast) to hear about the newly published BIMCO/FONASBA Agency Appointment Agreement.
09 January 2017
The standard term sheet for bilateral ship financing transactions adopted by BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has now been published together with explanatory notes on IDEA. A copy of the term sheet, codenamed SHIPTERM, and explanatory notes are also available.
26 July 2017
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21 January 2020
On the cusp of the carriage ban for high sulphur fuel oils coming into force, BIMCO gives you an update on the first eight weeks into IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap territory.
12 February 2020
As always, the fundamental market conditions will be the main focus when BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, provides his Shipping Market Outlook on the three main shipping sectors. However, additional factors, such as the switch to low sulphur fuel and the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, will also be key topics for the conversation.