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January 2017

BIMCO launches first report on global dry bulk terminal performance

BIMCO is seeking to drive the improvement of standards for ships at dry bulk terminals across the world and has today launched its first report on terminal performance.

December 2016

Leading experts at BIMCO seminar say maritime crime increasing

Industry security experts have concluded that maritime crime will not be stopped any time soon – and that cyber incidents would continue to expand in frequency and severity. This was the consensus at BIMCO’s first ever Maritime Security Seminar in Copenhagen yesterday.

November 2016

EU Council extends operation to deter piracy off Somalia until 2018

BIMCO is pleased to confirm the decision taken by the EU Council to formally extend the mandate of the EUNAVFOR Operation ‘ATALANTA’ to deter, disrupt and repress acts of piracy off the coast of Somalia until 31 December 2018.

BIMCO adopts ship financing term sheet

In a landmark decision, BIMCO cemented its move into the domain of ship financing with the Documentary Committee’s approval of a standard term sheet for use in ship financing transactions on 17 November 2016.

Winners of the BIMCO Awards 2016 announced in Shanghai

BIMCO today presented three awards to recognise and celebrate excellence in the global shipping industry among both companies and individuals in the industry – following BIMCO’s conference in Shanghai. This year the importance of leadership, innovation and pioneering business strategy in shipping were clearly recognised by the judges in the choice of winners.

Philippe Louis-Dreyfus: “BIMCO is the trusted partner of the global shipping industry”

BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, has today unveiled its new corporate identity and website – following research and testing within its global membership.

October 2016

Shipping industry united in seeking further progress on CO2 at critical IMO meeting

In advance of next week’s critical meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) at the IMO in London, the global shipping industry has called on IMO Member States to give serious consideration to a joint industry submission regarding the need for further progress on addressing the sector’s CO2 emissions.

New BIMCO website and corporate identity coming soon

An update for members on the upcoming launch.

BIMCO raises serious concern over data on available fuel ahead of MEPC 70 sulphur decision

BIMCO has today voiced serious concerns about some of the conclusions of the official study that will inform the decision of the MEPC over the implementation date of the 0.5% global sulphur cap.

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