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09 April 2021

Disclaimer These notices are strictly confidential and for the private use of BIMCO members only. The member accepts sole and entire responsibility for the consequences of any indiscreet use of the contents. The lists below are not exhaustive, members are encouraged to contact BIMCO when seeking company information.

Chartering fraud

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.

Fake invoices

29 May 2020

Typically owners receive invoices for relatively small amounts by physical mail for example for alleged sludge removal, waste and other services, which usually were not asked for or used by the ships named on the invoices.