16 September 2016
These statements summarise BIMCO’s viewpoint on topical issues of relevance for our members. These statements reflect the wide-ranging work that BIMCO is involved in regarding development of the international regulatory environment shipping operates in and also some commercial elements.
The topics listed reflect the current ongoing international agenda and may change depending on regulatory developments and on whether they continue to be of concern to our members.
28 April 2015
Following today’s vote in the European Parliament, adopting a regional EU Regulation on the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of individual ship emissions of CO2, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), BIMCO and Intercargo have issued the following statement...
20 May 2015
The decision of the EU Council to launch EUNAVFOR Med was today strongly welcomed by BIMCO, following the association’s statement on 24 April calling for an extension of Operation Triton’s geographical reach.
20 September 2016
The Standard Statement of Facts was published in 1975 and is recommended by BIMCO and FONASBA (the Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents).
The latest edition of this document is the Standard Statement of Facts (short form), issued in 1975.
20 September 2016
The Standard Statement of Facts (Oil and Chemical Tank Vessels) was published in 1975 and is recommended by BIMCO and FONASBA (the Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents).
The latest edition of this document is the Standard Statement of Facts (Oil and Chemical Tank Vessels) (short form), issued in 1975.
06 May 2020
BIMCO has collected statements from a number of flag states, port states and recognised organisations/classification societies (RO) and produced a regulatory analysis concerning COVID-19 and its possible implications on statutory ship certificates, surveys, inspections or audits under relevant International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) instruments.
07 October 2019
The Fuel Oil Non-availability Report (FONAR) is not a get-out-of-jail-free card. What is meant as a useful last resort for a ship arriving with non-compliant fuel at a port could come with an expensive price tag.
09 May 2019
Shipowners, charterers and bunker traders will need extended credit for 1 January 2020 as the price of low-sulphur fuel will rise – perhaps significantly. Engaging with bunker suppliers and credit agencies to prepare a credit strategy is a must.
10 March 2011
12 September 2016