22 January 2021
The BIMCO Maritime Information department informs members on a weekly basis, updates about the COVID-19 in relation to implementation measures imposed by governments for sea transport including for crew change as well as from the United Nation bodies like the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).
BIMCO provides the following update for this week ending Friday, 22 January 2021
12 April 2021
IMO issues a circular each time a country or countries inform IMO of their national focal point of contact for crew change and repatriation of seafarers at the national level. One should look at the latest IMO circular for the most updated list of countries as provided below.
03 November 2020
As the world’s seas and oceans become noisier, with little doubt that low levels of continuous noise can seriously impact the health of marine species, it is ever more likely that the shipping industry will have to get used to noise-reduction requirements and new regulations.
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.
15 December 2020
BIMCO pays close attention to the trade war since early 2018 when extra tariffs were still just a looming threat. We follow developments in trade between the US and China, how the three major shipping markets are affected and what the phase one agreement, signed in early 2020 does for volumes.
21 September 2020
BIMCO and the Association of Ship Brokers & Agents (U.S.A.), Inc. (ASBA) have approved a voyage charter party, ASBAGASVOY, for publication to serve the growing gas tanker industry. Work will now begin to revise ASBATANKVOY, one of the most used tanker charter parties in the world.
28 July 2020
Canada has the third largest oil reserve behind Venezuela and Saudi Arabia. Since the 1960’s Canada has been producing oil from the large oil sands reserves that are deposited around Edmonton.
Weekly tanker market report by Gibson Shipbrokers.
20 May 2020
BIMCO, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and Ocean Technologies Group subsidiary Videotel have partnered to create a high-quality, accessible educational resource to help maritime students across the globe to continue their studies remotely during the coronavirus pandemic.
15 June 2020
Providing up to date information on the Asian gypsy moth season (AGM) 2020.
05 August 2021
Providing members with the latest information on extensions to crew certificates by various states in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The page might be updated several times per day, so please check back for the most recent information.