19 February 2020
Panama, Norway, Greece and other influential actors are co-sponsoring a proposal originally tabled by Japan to curb the carbon intensity of existing ships through use of an Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI), much like the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) which is mandatory for new ships.
02 June 2016
11 June 2020
Since March, when COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, the BIMCO port information database has been publicly open and free to use. However, as the virus gradually retreats and a new normal is expected, the general port information – including holiday information – will once again be limited to BIMCO members.
09 March 2021
Leaders of the Round Table of International Shipping Associations - BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping and INTERTANKO - met virtually last week to debate key issues facing the maritime industry today. At the meeting, the associations affirmed the industry’s commitment to universal recognition for seafarers, the decarbonisation of shipping and addressing the threat to shipping from piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
30 January 2020
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has made changes to regulation of liquid cargo and, as a result, revised Certificate of Fitness requirements.
29 October 2018
The shipping industry has all eyes firmly fixed on the topic, but what exactly do the “IMO 2020” global sulphur cap regulations say? This guide looks at five highly relevant topics, how to comply and how the regulation will be enforced.
10 November 2021
BIMCO has started a discussion with members with the aim to provide a set of definitions that are practical and clear to stakeholders in the shipping industry when discussing climate change.
13 December 2019
BIMCO welcomes the recognition of the European Commission (EC) that climate change is a global issue that requires mobilisation of partners internationally.
26 March 2021
Join a BIMCO Teams webinar for members about how to get maximum value from the BIMCO website.
02 June 2016