02 July 2018
Please find attached the 1 July 2018 United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Alert, concerning “seashells a common misdeclaration tactic related to illicit ivory and pangolin shipments".
21 April 2020
Bunker fuel is a key element in the running of ships, and problems related to bunkers can massively impact daily operations. Information about bunker quality issues is of high value and BIMCO has therefore entered into a new cooperation with Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) who publishes regular Bunker Alerts based entirely on fuel samples.
10 April 2018
Please find attached the 1 April 2018 United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Alert, concerning “Unclaimed, lost, or abandoned baggage and cargo a common indicator of wildlife trafficking activity."
01 September 2017
Please find attached the 1 September 2017 United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Alert, concerning “Repeat Offenders: Individual wildlife traffickers making multiple attempts to smuggle illegal wildlife products".
14 November 2017
Members are asked to take notice of the attached alert from the US.
09 February 2018
Joint-industry alert on piracy in the Gulf of Guinea
30 July 2009
In 2009, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) issued a safety alert highlighting the possible hazards arising from switching from residual fuel oils to distillate fuel oils in order to reduce emissions.
31 July 2017
As one of the Buckingham Palace Declaration Signatories, BIMCO is keen to share the United for Wildlife Taskforce Alerts. These are advisories for issues of high concern related to wildlife trafficking and the transport sector, and are a core output of the Taskforce Information Sharing System.
14 October 2021
BIMCO alert members about liquefaction concerns seen with loading of iron ore fines in Sierra Leone.
14 June 2018
To all BIMCO members operating ships in the vicinity of Hudaydah port please note the latest US Maritime Advisory