27 January 2017
It will not be a surprise if we see another downward revision of GDP growth in 2017...
14 October 2014
After lower than expected growth in the first half of 2014, the IMF has once more lowered its GDP growth forecast for 2014 and 2015.
13 March 2015
Global economic activity is once again at the centre of attention as the shipping industry looks for guidance on the overall future demand.
14 April 2015
Since February, freight rates on the three key container shipping lanes has left the erratic up and down movements behind only to slide week after week.
13 December 2017
BARECON is a bareboat charter party. It is a lease agreement whereby the charterer obtains possession and full control of the ship along with the legal and financial responsibility for it. The charterer generally pays for all operating expenses, including fuel, crew, maintenance, repairs, and P&I and hull insurance. The latest edition of this contract is BARECON 2017
20 September 2016
SUPPLYTIME is a time charter party for offshore support vessels. It operates on a knock for knock liability regime, which means that each party agrees to bear responsibility for and indemnify the other in respect of loss of or damage to their own property, and injury to or death of their own personnel, regardless of fault.
The latest edition of this contract is SUPPLYTIME 2017.
Copyright in SUPPLYTIME 2017 is held by BIMCO.
20 September 2016
GUARDCON is an agreement for the hire of the services of private maritime security guards on ships – either armed or unarmed.
The latest edition of this contract is GUARDCON, issued in 2012.
Copyright in GUARDCON is held by BIMCO.
26 November 2014
05 October 2017
Regulations of wood packaging material in international trade are governed by the International Standards for Phytosanitary measures (ISPM) standard 15.
10 November 2015
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