24 March 2017
New guidelines have been agreed on how to simulate launching of free fall lifeboats carried out during drills. The aim is to train crew in the free fall release procedure of free fall lifeboats, without the physical activation of the release mechanism.
17 September 2018
BIMCO issues a list of scrubber regulation related to the discharge of the wash water
04 September 2018
China changes its ECA timeline again
20 September 2016
Shipping industry guidance on the use of oily water separators ensuring compliance with MARPOL.
10 May 2017
This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA April report is also provided.
06 January 2017
This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping.
06 April 2018
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) will meet next week, where a prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil with a sulphur content exceeding 0.50% is on the agenda.
27 January 2020
Healthy tanker contracting activity resumed as evidence of the restored confidence among owners following the high levels the spot market has been enjoying since last October together with the implementation of lower emissions rules that constitute investing in modern designs a critical strategy.
The weekly newbuilding report by Intermodal Research & Valuations feature, include newbuilding prices for dry bulk-, tanker- and gas shipping segments. Additionally, recent newbuilding orders are listed by units, type, size, yard, expected delivery date and price.
04 July 2018
The slowdown in dry bulk activity might be temporary given the recent announcement from the Ministry of Transport in China that as of September all vessels imported in the country should satisfy at least Tier II emission standards, which gives window of just two months to local buyers wishing to invest in vessels not satisfying the criteria.
The weekly sale and purchase report by Intermodal Research & Valuations features secondhand sales market prices for crude oil- and oil product tankers, dry bulk carriers, container ships and gas tankers.
12 September 2016