03 September 2021
The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) season 2021-2022 has begun on 1st September. BIMCO provides the measures for this season introduced by countries for ships arriving from targeted "BMSB" countries.
06 May 2021
BIMCO provides up-to-date information on the Asian gypsy moth season (AGM) 2021.
06 April 2021
Argentinian Asian Gypsy moth regulations are under the auspices of the Argentinian National Service of Agri-Food Health and Quality (SENASA).
23 October 2020
Argentina has just passed a resolution to enforce phytosanitary measures against Asian gypsy moth (AGM) for international ships arriving at Argentinian ports.
09 September 2020
For the new season beginning September 2020, New Zealand and Australia have introduced the measures to combat increasing spread of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMST) coming from targeted "BMST" countries which have now risen to 37 countries with the inclusion of Kazakhstan, Moldova, Portugal and Ukraine.
15 June 2020
Providing up to date information on the Asian gypsy moth season (AGM) 2020.
20 September 2019
For the new season beginning September 2019, New Zealand, Australia and Chile have introduced tougher rules to combat increasing spread of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMST) coming from targeted "BMST" countries.
12 August 2019
Due to high population levels of Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) and more AGM detections at US and Canadian ports as a result, a joint-bulletin is now issued by these authorities for vessel operators to take action in order to avoid such delays.
27 June 2019
The Asian gypsy moth (AGM) flight season is just around the corner. BIMCO advises its members to pay attention to the possible consequences of calling at ports where the AGM is indigenous or established.
26 June 2018
The Asian gypsy moth season is here again. A reminder to all members calling at areas considered AGM high risk to be aware of the AGM requirements issued by various governments to prevent entry of AGM into their countries.