08 June 2017
The spring meeting of the Documentary Committee, chaired by Francis Sarre, was held in Rome on 6 June. The sixty-strong committee discussed an extensive and diverse range of documentary projects and approved for publication three new contracts and one clause.
18 September 2019
04 September 2018
Recent reports of a rise in fuel contamination cases have increased the industry’s concerns over quality and safety of blended fuels as 2020 approaches. And for a good reason. A spike in demand for new low sulphur blends from 1 January 2020 will greatly increase the risk of contamination. Lars Robert Pedersen, Deputy Secretary General of BIMCO calls for bunker states to take responsibility.
18 January 2019
The best performing port, in BIMCO’s Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report 2018, is Szczecin in Poland. The report collected input from 144 ships covering 381 terminals. A total of 97% of the reports were rated as average or better, which gave an average rating of 3.6 (out of five). The result is a marginal better than last year’s results.
18 January 2018
BIMCO has launched an innovative and revolutionary new solution for editing contracts called SmartCon. It makes contractual work easier and more secure.
18 January 2018
BIMCO has taken a big step forward and launched an innovative new solution for editing contracts.
14 December 2016
Industry security experts have concluded that maritime crime will not be stopped any time soon – and that cyber incidents would continue to expand in frequency and severity. This was the consensus at BIMCO’s first ever Maritime Security Seminar in Copenhagen yesterday.
21 June 2017
BIMCO has published a new edition of SUPPLYTIME, its widely used time charter party for offshore support vessels.
28 April 2015
The new agreement is designed to meet the contractual needs of small to medium sized shippers, which, despite the large number and global value of the shipments they transport, often lack the legal resources to develop their own agreements with carriers.
23 February 2018
The latest BIMCO digital Bulletin is now available and is packed with great articles.