04 June 2018
Months of uncertainty about the potential exemptions of the EU, Canada and Mexico’s exports of steel and aluminium to the US have ended, and with a hard hit.
08 August 2017
BIMCO has received information from the Government of Canada concerning the recently issued temporary voluntary speed restriction in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The restriction addresses increased risks to the endangered North Atlantic right whales.
18 March 2019
Peter Sand, BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst, will open the conference by illuminating the shipping markets – with spotlight on three cargo sectors (dry bulk, liquid bulk and container).
01 July 2019
Dr George Leloudas is an Associate Professor at the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law (IISTL) of Swansea University that he joined in 2011. He is a graduate of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He holds LLM degrees from the University of Bristol (England, 2002) and McGill University (Montreal, Canada, 2003). He also completed his PhD degree at Trinity Hall, Cambridge University in 2009 and worked in practice as a solicitor in London prior to joining to the IISTL.
George has most recently published his second monograph together with Professor Malcolm Clarke of Cambridge University on cargo Insurance. Also, in 2018 he published (with Prof Baris Soyer) an article on the carriage of passengers by sea in Michigan State University International Law Review and an article on IUU fishing (with Prof. Baris Soyer and Dr Dana Miller) in Transnational Environmental Law. He teaches marine insurance law, carriage of goods by sea, land and air and arbitration law and he is also one of the editors of the preeminent transport law publication, Shawcross and Beaumont, being responsible for the (passenger and cargo) liability chapters of the publication
12 September 2016
15 February 2018
The three best performing dry bulk terminals in the world are Santander and Bilbao in Spain and Quebec in Canada, according to BIMCO’s 2017 Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report.
26 March 2019
BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst will be participating at the INTERCEM Shipping Americas in New York City, USA, which will take place on 20 May 2019, and the Shipping Federation of Canada’s Annual Conference on 22 May 2019 in Montreal, Canada.
10 December 2018
Canada’s benchmark heavy crude, Western Canadian Select (WCS), has seen its price slowly slide since mid-2018, trading at a record discount to WTI of over $50 bbl during October. A supply glut has seen prices continually dip, but the grade may finally be set for a reprieve after the Premier of the oil-rich Alberta region mandated a production cut of almost 9%, or approximately 325 000 b/d, in a bid to lift prices and deal with an oversupply.
The weekly tanker market report by Gibson Shipbrokers features an overview of the crude oil and oil product tanker market.
17 October 2013
For the benefit of its members, BIMCO has made a series of agreements with 15 national customs authorities (Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States)- Customs Co-operation Agreements (CCAs)- as a means of mitigating delays and costs resulting from the discovery of drugs aboard a member vessel.
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.