All of BIMCO's most widely used charter parties, bills of lading and other standard agreements are available in an electronic format using BIMCO's online pay-as-you-go charter party editing system, SmartCon.
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|Just in Time Arrival Clause for Voyage Charter Parties 2021|
|Sanctions Clause for Container Vessel Time Charter Parties 2021|
|Contract Authenticity Clause|
|Port Call Data Exchange Clause 2021|
|Mediation Clause 2020|
|Law and Arbitration Clause 2020 London|
|Law and Arbitration Clause 2020 Singapore|
|Law and Arbitration Clause 2020 New York|
|Law and Arbitration Clause 2020 Hong Kong|
|COVID-19 Crew Change Clause for Time Charter Parties 2020|
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BIMCO has published a charter party clause promoting the use of the IMO’s data model framework. The publication is an extension of BIMCO’s strategic objective to encourage greater efficiency and harmonisation in the ship-shore interface.
Although the container ship “Ever Given” was fortunately freed after less than a week blocking the Suez Canal, the consequences for owners and operators due to the delays caused may last for several weeks or even months.
Refund guarantees are complex legal documents and must meet the requirements of the issuing banks. BIMCO has, in close co-operation with legal and commercial experts, banks and shipyards, been working to develop a standard refund guarantee which can be used for shipbuilding contracts, such as SAJ.
In a clear sign of industry support for BIMCO’s initiative to develop a new ship sale and purchase agreement, the organisation has received over 800 individual comments on its consultation draft, which will shape the final version of the agreement.
The latest editions of TOWCON, TOWHIRE and BARGEHIRE are now available on SmartCon.
BIMCO's Holiday Calendar covers general holidays in over 150 countries, plus local holidays and working hours in more than 680 ports around the world.