27 February 2019
BIMCO has at the latest meeting at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) called for clarification and guidelines for shipowners and flag states in cases when ships cannot buy compliant fuel in a port from 1 January 2020.
19 October 2018
One of BIMCO & IBIA’s most popular pamphlets has been updated and can be downloaded free of charge.
09 March 2020
The Chairpersons of the Round Table of international shipping associations (RT) met in Rome in February to exchange their members’ experiences with the implementation of IMO’s 2020 global sulphur regulations.
06 November 2019
This guideline helps the reader understand stability and compatibility issues. Furthermore, it explains the different test methods, both for onboard evaluation and for tests performed in laboratories. It compliments and expands on the information given in ISO/PAS 23263:2019 and supports the ISO standard 8217:2017 on specifications of marine fuels.
07 August 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and published guidelines for port state control (PSC) under MARPOL Annex VI, which gives Technical departments, HSEQ departments and ship crews an indication of what to expect by PSC from 1 January 2020.
06 August 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and published a unified interpretation to MARPOL Annex VI in relation to applying the 2020 sulphur requirements to onboard emergency equipment.
16 September 2019
Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO’s Deputy Secretary General will co-chair the conference that will focus on practical, technical developments in the fields of propulsion technologies and alternative fuels across two conference streams.
25 September 2019
Join Peter Sand at the Argus Fuel Oil Summit in Miami, Florida, US. The Chief Shipping Analyst will be participating in the panel discussion: 2020 is rapidly approaching – are shipowners prepared?
07 November 2019
The oil market has recently been shaken up by geopolitical events, but volatility in the price difference between low and high sulphur fuel cannot be explained by that alone – the uncertainty is the chaos factor.
19 June 2019
The 101st session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 101) has held initial discussions in London on how to address the safety of ships when using fuel oil.