24 September 2021
This BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report for the week ending 24 September covers updates from China, Denmark, Russia, UK P&I Club, the North American Maritime Ministry Association and the latest from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Every week, BIMCO summarises measures imposed by governments for sea transport, including for crew change, as well as updates from United Nations bodies such as the IMO, World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).
26 August 2021
What’s not to like about 2021 for container shipping?
17 August 2021
Container shipping has seen a year of surprises. From challenges arising from the global pandemic, such as changing consumption behaviours and manpower shifts, to black swan events like the grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal, the industry has been kept busy trying to navigate these choppy waters.
01 June 2021
BIMCO is to develop an electronic bill of lading standard for the dry and liquid bulk sectors as a key component of a global initiative to accelerate trade digitalisation.
15 February 2021
In a bid to encourage wider adoption of just in time (JIT) arrival principles in the bulk sector, BIMCO has published a new clause for voyage charter parties to promote more efficient shipping procedures and as a result, help reduce CO2 emissions.
25 January 2021
A new time charter sanctions clause specifically designed for the container shipping sector has been published by BIMCO. The BIMCO Sanctions Clause for Container Vessel Time Charter Parties 2021 is part of an initiative to create a library of sanctions clauses that reflect the individual needs and characteristics of different trades and operations.
29 October 2020
In the coming months, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, will participate in BIMCO’s very own webinar series: The Shipping Markets Checkpoint: threats and opportunities in a COVID-19 world, as well as numerous insightful virtual conferences focusing on the commercial shipping markets.
14 September 2020
Get the latest insight and interviews in the latest edition of BIMCO’s Bulletin magazine.
29 May 2020
BIMCO has warned against situations where fake “brokers” will attempt to trick owners into fixtures where there is no cargo available. The con also involves a request for advance funds to be remitted to an account allegedly belonging to the “agents” at the loading port.
04 May 2020
Despite lower volumes being fixed in the spot market, it is key to tracking developments in the container shipping market, as it quickly responds to the changing situation and adjustments to demand and supply.