BIMCO has cyber security charter party clause under development

NOVEMBER 21, 2018 — BIMCO is developing a charter party clause dealing with cyber security risks and incidents that might affect the ability of one of the parties to perform its contractual

BIMCO develops two 2020 bunker clauses

NOVEMBER 13, 2018 — With the IMO global sulfur cap getting ever nearer, BIMCO has developed two 2020 charter party bunker clauses that deal with general compliance and the transitional period, The

BIMCO launches survey on biofouling management

NOVEMBER 12, 2018 — With mounting pressure for biofouling management, BIMCO is launching a survey to gain insight into how shipowners are dealing with the issue. BIMCO notes that biofouling management is

Consortium to look at blockchain technology and bunkering

JULY 26, 2018 — Blockchain technology could be coming to the bunkering industry. Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a subsidiary of Copenhagen headquartered Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC), has identified the bunker

Yemen conflict prompts new guidance on maritime security

JANUARY 24, 2018 — In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and

BIMCO and CIRM propose standard for shipboard software maintenance

DECEMBER 15, 2017 — BIMCO and CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime) have sent the marine industry’s first proposal for an industry-wide standard for software maintenance for consideration at the February 2018 meeting of

BIMCO Secretary General signs on for five more years

DECEMBER 11, 2017 — BIMCO’s Secretary General & CEO, Angus Frew, is extending his contract to the end of 2022. He has held the position since September 2013 and is also a

Evironmentalists says study shows IMO EEDI goals are too easy

OCTOBER 2, 2017 — Almost three-quarters (71%) of all new containerships already comply with the post-2025 requirements of the IMO’s Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI), a new study reveals. Additionally, the best

BIMCO publishes BWM Convention guide for seafarers

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 — BIMCO has published a Shipmaster’s Ballast Water Manual to provide clear, accessible information for seafarers dealing with the practicalities of daily ballast water management. The IMO Ballast Water

Shipping industry calls for HNS Convention ratification

APRIL 7, 2017 — The shipping industry, represented by the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and BIMCO, is very supportive of the 2010 Protocol to the