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  • BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report dated 3 December 2021

    This BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report for the week ending 3 December covers the World Health Organization (WHO), Argentina, Canada, France, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Mauritius, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Portugal, Reunion Island, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, UK P&I Club Global Crew Change Advice  and the latest from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).  Every week, BIMCO summarises measures imposed by governments for sea transport, including for crew change, as well as updates from United Nations bodies such as the IMO, WHO and International Labour Organization (ILO).

  • BIMCO launches new contract for employment of security escort vessels

    BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has approved a new standard contract for security escort vessels (SEVs). The standard is a balanced contractual framework for SEVs that accompany merchant ships in high threat areas such as the Gulf of Guinea which has recently seen a rise in piracy activity as the dry season has begun.

  • BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report dated 26 November 2021

    This BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report for the week ending 26 November covers Singapore, Brazil, the UK P&I Club and the latest from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).  Every week, BIMCO summarises measures imposed by governments for sea transport, including for crew change, as well as updates from United Nations bodies such as the IMO, World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).

  • BIMCO calls for continued naval support in Gulf of Guinea after piracy incident

    Following the incident in the Gulf of Guinea on 24 November involving the Danish frigate Esbern Snare and a suspected pirate vessel, BIMCO calls on all naval forces in the area to further increase the pressure on piracy groups and hopes a continued naval presence will act as a deterrent.

  • BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report dated 19 November 2021

    This BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report for the week ending 19 November covers Libya, Germany and the latest from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).  Every week, BIMCO summarises measures imposed by governments for sea transport, including for crew change, as well as updates from United Nations bodies such as the IMO, World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).

  • BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report dated 12 November 2021

    This BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report for the week ending 12 November covers Argentina, Canada, Indonesia, Italy, Myanmar, Singapore, USA  and the latest from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).  Every week, BIMCO summarises measures imposed by governments for sea transport, including for crew change, as well as updates from United Nations bodies such as the IMO, World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).

  • BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report dated 29 October 2021

    This BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report for the week ending  29 October covers updates from Cuba, Singapore and the latest from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).  Every week, BIMCO summarises measures imposed by governments for sea transport, including for crew change, as well as updates from United Nations bodies such as the IMO, World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).

  • BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report dated 22 October 2021

    This BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report for the week ending 22 October covers various updates to the  implementation measures imposed for sea transport Every week, BIMCO summarises, if any,  measures imposed by governments for sea transport, including for crew change, as well as updates from United Nations bodies such as the IMO, World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).

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