07 March 2019
BIMCO is launching a new business area – Publications – with the aim to share more of the organization’s expert knowledge and increase the amount of publications offered.
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.
04 February 2019
A sub-committee under the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has finished work on a standard that can guide manufacturers of equipment that will be used in extremely cold weather, offering reassurance to shipowners operating in Polar waters that the equipment will work under the harsh conditions.
30 January 2019
A sub-committee under the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have forwarded three documents for adoption in June, moving one step closer to the adoption of a standardised system for electronic navigation.
27 November 2018
The purpose of the guide is to provide merchant shipping with information about interaction between naval forces and merchant ships, and the publication is recommended reading for company security officers.
04 May 2021
Normally referred to as war risk insurance, this type of insurance is an add-on to the normal hull and machinery insurance. The concept consists of a list of areas for which the insurer assesses that the risks to the ship’s hull are elevated, and for which an added premium will have to be paid.
10 October 2018
BIMCO and the World Shipping Council (WCS) have launched a proposal for a mandatory and standardized reporting system to be developed, to address the safety and environmental risks associated with containers lost at sea.
31 July 2018
Over the past few months, several incidents of interference with GPS and AIS has been detected in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
26 June 2018
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.