07 October 2019
The uncertainty around fuel and bunkering generates many questions for the P&I Club North of England. The club hears concerns ranging from how will it be enforced, to how to handle the difference between MARPOL Annex VI and the ISO 8217 standard, and what to do with bunker clauses?
07 October 2019
The Fuel Oil Non-availability Report (FONAR) is not a get-out-of-jail-free card. What is meant as a useful last resort for a ship arriving with non-compliant fuel at a port could come with an expensive price tag.
01 October 2015
Peter talks to Gibraltar Shipping providing more insight on his role and views on current shipping trends.
15 June 2015
The global macroeconomic scene has become more volatile, with prominent factors such as oil prices and global currencies causing a commotion.
07 April 2017
20 May 2020
BIMCO offers in-house, web-based and on-location commercial shipping courses world-wide.
11 December 2019
BIMCO's position on "piracy, armed robbery and other violent criminal acts at sea " has been approved by the BIMCO Board of Directors.
12 March 2018
The IMO’s Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE 5) meeting will concentrate on saving seafarers’ lives by improving regulation on lifesaving appliances. Further new regulations on lifting appliances and anchor handling winches, cold ironing and watertight doors will be discussed in detail.
10 October 2018
BIMCO and the World Shipping Council (WCS) have launched a proposal for a mandatory and standardized reporting system to be developed, to address the safety and environmental risks associated with containers lost at sea.
01 March 2017
BIMCO and Norwegian-based global aluminium company Hydro have launched a new edition of the HYDROCHARTER voyage charter party and HYDROBILL bill of lading.