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  • BIMCO supports new IMO water level alarms for cargo holds

    The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 103) meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) was held remotely from 5 to 14 May. A very comprehensive list of issues were discussed at the meeting, one of which was new requirements for water level detectors on non-bulk cargo ships. The new requirement was up for adoption.

  • IMO agrees on new measures to detect and report containers lost at sea

    The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 103) meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) was held remotely from 5 to 14 May. One of the issues discussed at the meeting - among a very comprehensive list on the agenda, was new measures to mitigate for containers lost at sea.

  • BIMCO improves solid cargo section with HME substances and MARPOL Annex V

    BIMCO providing easy-to-understand information about HME substances and its relation to MARPOL Annex V and the IMSBC Code.

  • Shipping industry launch the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy

    The attacks on merchant ships in the Gulf of Guinea by Nigerian pirates must end. So far, 99 maritime companies, organisations and flag states, including BIMCO, have signed the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy, which was launched today.

  • BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report

    The BIMCO Maritime Information department informs members on a weekly basis, updates about the COVID-19 in relation to implementation measures imposed by governments for sea transport including for crew change as well as from the United Nation bodies like the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO). BIMCO provides the following update for this week ending Friday, 14 May 2021.

  • Report generation in Shipping-KPI

    BIMCO Shipping-KPI will during the next couple of weeks reinstate a core feature of the system, whereby users can export their performance data in a customised, consolidated report.

  • BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report

    The BIMCO Maritime Information department informs members on a weekly basis, updates about the COVID-19 in relation to implementation measures imposed by governments for sea transport including for crew change as well as from the United Nation bodies like the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO). BIMCO provides the following update for this week ending Friday, 7 May 2021.

  • Asian gypsy moth season 2021 - be prepared!

    BIMCO provides up-to-date information on the Asian gypsy moth season (AGM) 2021.

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