26 February 2019
A Maritime Connectivity Platform Consortium (MCC) has been launched to enable the development of the Maritime Connectivity Platform (MCP) and thereby help facilitate the digitalisation of the maritime sector.
05 April 2018
25 July 2019
The Conference will focus on prioritised e-Navigation issues in multiple sessions, including maritime autonomous surface ships (MASS), maritime digitalisation and cyber security under the main theme of “e-Navigation: Implementing new digital maritime services in Asia-Pacific.
13 November 2019
BIMCO's Wei Zhuang – Regional Manager Asia - will be speaking at the panel on how digitalisation can support the drive towards decarbonisation, which is part of the Hong Kong Maritime Week 2019. The event is arranged by Lloyd's Register and the British Consulate in Hong Kong.
05 November 2019
BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have published a new cyber security workbook meant to serve as a guide for the master and officers on board ships and thereby help them prepare for a potential cyber incident.
28 September 2017
The BIMCO President Mr Papagiannopoulos highlighted the main opportunities and threats for shipping coming from digitalisation at the 3rd ShipIT conference in Athens on 27 September 2017. The opportunities and threats include the admin burden on board ships, autonomous ships, blockchain, cyber risk management and not least the human elements of all these issues.
21 December 2018
BIMCO and MAN Energy Solutions hosted a conference for software suppliers delivering Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) to expand the use of Shipdex. Shipdex is the standard protocol for exchanging technical data - such as manuals – electronically between supplier and ships directly, cutting the need for huge stacks of - often outdated - paper manuals.
22 October 2018
The shipping industry is on the verge of major changes requiring strong collaboration between ship builders, ship owners and classification societies, agreed the 70 plus participants of the 2018 Tripartite Forum held in Seoul, South Korea on 11 and 12 October.
04 June 2018
In 2019 the new mandatory requirements on Electronic Data Interchange require public authorities to establish systems for the electronic exchange of information to assist ship clearance processes.
16 February 2018
IMO to discuss the BIMCO proposal to improve standardisation of bridge equipment during next week’s meeting at the IMO.