18 February 2019
The aim of the BIMCO Autonomous Ships Seminar is to identify the shipowners’ views on this topic, which is currently being driven by manufacturers.
17 February 2020
BIMCO, flag administrations and port associations have submitted a proposal to the IMO Facilitation Committee to develop IMO guidelines that provide global industry standards for data and data sharing, with the aim to enhance communication and thereby efficiency during port calls.
15 November 2019
BIMCO’s continued call for the establishment of a harmonized data model to facilitate exchange of electronic data between ship and shore last week took a big step forward, as the initiative was met with support during an expert meeting at the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
18 October 2019
BIMCO has submitted two proposals to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to pave the way for easy exchange of port logistic operational data and allow for real-time updates (notifications) between ship and shore.
19 June 2019
The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) considered the ongoing scoping exercise to identify affected IMO regulations by Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) at its 101st session in which the Maritime Technology & Regulation and Security departments represented BIMCO.
05 April 2018
The Maritime Reporting Model (MRM), developed by BIMCO and partners, can reduce the administrative workload for ship masters by 80% in connection with port calls, which can enhance the masters focus on safely navigating the ship.
11 December 2019
BIMCO's position on "autonomous ships" has been approved by the BIMCO Board of Directors.
11 December 2019
BIMCO's position on "reduction of administrative burden onboard ships" has been approved by the BIMCO Board of Directors.
29 January 2020
This is the largest international shipping event in North America the CMA Shipping 2020.
08 June 2018
As the shipping sector strives for efficiency, BIMCO has provided input at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in a bid to facilitate the harmonisation of data ahead of the April 2019 deadline when new mandatory requirements come into force for automated ship reporting.