02 November 2017
New resolution from the National Food and Grain Health Authority (SENASA) has come into effect for a testing period of one year.
24 May 2017
The revision of BIMCO’s industry standard bareboat charter party, BARECON 2001, has been going on for over a year now. The draft has been circulated to more than 20 companies or individuals in the bareboat chartering industry for comments and feedback.
07 May 2018
The BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018 is a standard contract for the purchase and supply of marine fuels to ships. The latest edition of this contract is BIMCO Bunkers Terms 2018.
Copyright in the BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018 is held by BIMCO.
20 September 2019
Dismantling, Removal and Marine Services Agreement.
Copyright and IP rights in DISMANTLECON are held by BIMCO.
13 December 2017
BARECON is a bareboat charter party. It is a lease agreement whereby the charterer obtains possession and full control of the ship along with the legal and financial responsibility for it. The charterer generally pays for all operating expenses, including fuel, crew, maintenance, repairs, and P&I and hull insurance. The latest edition of this contract is BARECON 2017
20 September 2016
REPAIRCON 2018 is a standard contract for ship repairs. It can be amended to be used for ship conversion work as well. The latest edition of this contract is REPAIRCON 2018, issued in 2018.
Copyright in REPAIRCON 2018 is held by BIMCO.
20 September 2016
SUPPLYTIME is a time charter party for offshore support vessels. It operates on a knock for knock liability regime, which means that each party agrees to bear responsibility for and indemnify the other in respect of loss of or damage to their own property, and injury to or death of their own personnel, regardless of fault.
The latest edition of this contract is SUPPLYTIME 2017.
Copyright in SUPPLYTIME 2017 is held by BIMCO.
30 September 2016
BARECON 2001 is being updated to reflect changes in commercial practice and legal development in the 15 years since it was published. At a meeting held at BIMCO House on 29 September the focus of the revision team was the hire and termination provisions.
07 November 2016
A selected consultation group from the offshore industry including owners, charterers, brokers, insurers, P&I clubs and legal experts, have recently contributed with feedback on the revised SUPPLYTIME form. This process has helped the drafting team in reviewing and “polishing” the current draft during a two day meeting at BIMCO House in November.
01 December 2017
The general agency agreement has been developed for the provision of selected agency services over a period of time in a defined territory or area. It is designed for use in all trades and can be adapted to suit parties’ individual needs. This contract was published in December 2017 and is the latest edition.
Copyright in the General Agency Agreement is held by FONASBA. The publishers are BIMCO and FONASBA.