Training payment and conditions

Sign-up process

  • We only accept online sign-ups.
  • Log into BIMCO website (Already a customer). Create a BIMCO website account (new to BIMCO).
  • You can sign-up for yourself and/or on behalf of colleagues.
  • Discounts are calculated automatically based on your selections.
  • A digital invoice will be emailed upon completion of the sign-up process.   
  • Only one invoice will be created regardless of the number of participants.
  • You will receive an email once we receive payment. 

Payment methods

  • Credit card (Recommended method)

    Our secure online platform accepts all major credit cards: American Express, MasterCard and Visa.

    An electronic receipt is issued upon the authorisation of credit card payment.

    An invoice (stating paid), together with confirmation of course seat(s) will be issued by email immediately.
  • Bank transfer

    BIMCO members:  This option is only available up to 7 days prior to the course start date.
    Non-members:       This option is only available up to 14 days prior to the course start date.

    Course seats are reserved until payment has been received by BIMCO Informatique A/S by the invoice due date.

    The invoice due date and bank details are listed on the digital invoice emailed to you upon completion of the sign-up process.

    Bank transfers should include the invoice number and your BIMCO customer / membership (registration) number.

    Alternatively, you can still pay the invoice online by credit card.

    Important: If no payment has been received by the invoice due date, the course seat(s) will be cancelled, and a new sign-up will be required.

    All bank charges are to be paid by the customer. 

Currency

All payments should be made in the invoiced currency. EUR for the majority of EU and non-EU countries, except for courses held in the United Kingdom (GBP) and Norway (NOK).

VAT 

Fees for courses taking place in specific EU countries and Norway will be liable for VAT in that country, regardless of whether the participant paying the course fee is a taxable or non-taxable person and no matter where the participant originates from, due to an exception of the reverse charge rule.

Local VAT is charged based on where the course is held – article 53 of the VAT directive applies.

The VAT can be reclaimed through the EU refund mechanism.

Cancellations

In case of cancellation of a course by the client the following cancellation charges apply:

  • more than two weeks prior to the course start date: 50% of the course fee
  • less than two weeks prior to the course start date: 100% of the courses fee

BIMCO Informatique A/S reserves the right to;

  • update the course programme and/or cancel or terminate wholly or in part any course and make changes to the course at any time for any reasons.
  • cancel courses if minimum seat numbers are not met. Attendees will have the option to attend the same course at another time.

Substitution 

Substitution of another named participant can be made free of charge until 2 working days before the course begins.

Reserving seat(s) for unnamed participants

If you would like to reserve and purchase single or multiple seats on a training course, but do not currently know the names of the participants, then please send a request to training@bimco.org.

You will receive a login to the website where you will be able to add the name/s and contact details of the participants once the invoice has been generated.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Course fee

The course fee includes coffee breaks, lunch and course materials, but not transport or accommodation which should be arranged by the participant directly with the hotel. This is except for the Shipping schools and the Maritime Law Academy, please see specific details under extra info on the relevant course pages.

Course materials

BIMCO issues electronic course files as an Adobe PDF file enabling you to make personal notes using a computer or tablet. You will need to bring a computer or tablet to the course!

All documentation and presentations will be in English.

Visa application invitation letter

If you need an invitation letter to support your visa application, please request one using the link you receive in the confirmation email, once you have paid. Please note that BIMCO will not be able to contact or intervene with any Embassy or Consulate office on behalf of a participant. Should your visa application be declined, you can send a request for a full refund of the course fee to training@bimco.org, but latest 7 days before the course start date.

Updates

Please visit the BIMCO Training website for updates: www.bimco.org/training.

Shortly before the course start date you will receive an email with further information and a link to download training materials (in PDF).

Questions

For questions about the courses, sign up or payments, please contact: training@bimco.org or +45 4436 6832. 

 

Need more information?

Peter Grube

Peter Grube, Head of Training

Ayako Odashima

Ayako Odashima, Manager, Training

Ayako Odashima

Anisa Sheriff, Manager, Training

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