08 September 2021
New virus mutations and outbreaks have slowed the recovery in global oil demand as some countries lock down again and international travel remains complicated.
26 August 2021
What’s not to like about 2021 for container shipping?
02 November 2020
02 November 2020
12 August 2021
From 1 September 2021, ship owners and operators calling at ports in Sierra Leone risk penalties of up to USD 15,000 if they carry fuel with a sulphur content exceeding 0.5 percent.
Ships or members experiencing problems related to enforcement of MARPOL Annex V or unavailability of compliant fuel are encouraged to inform BIMCO via email firstname.lastname@example.org with “IMO 2020” in the subject field.
14 June 2021
With the summer holiday season nearly upon us, attention turns to the state of the jet fuel market as it contends with the opposing forces of rising demand and on-going Covid-19 travel restrictions.
The weekly tanker market report by Gibson Shipbrokers features an overview of the crude oil and oil product tanker market.
02 June 2021
Demand drivers and freight rates
A recent small and short spike in oil product tankers shows just how far the tanker market still has left to go on its recovery journey.
14 September 2021
In response to growing concerns and increasing attacks in the region, a taskforce of stakeholders from across the shipping industry drafted the Gulf of Guinea declaration on the Suppression of Piracy.
06 May 2021
The International Maritime Organisation’s 2020 global sulphur limit for marine fuel oil has been in force for more than a year. BIMCO, The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO are calling on Fleet Managers, Vessel Managers, Technical Superintendents, Masters and Chief Engineers to share their insight and experiences with marine fuels in a new survey aimed at identifying potential quality and quantity issues.
29 April 2021
In the first quarter of 2021 high-sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) has been the only bunker fuel to experience year-on-year growth in Singapore, the world's largest bunkering hub.