09 July 2020
Navigating the waters of Straits of Malacca and Singapore and associated waters, is not always straightforward and members need to be aware of certain legal risks that exists in these waters.
04 December 2012
China’s continued hunger for iron ore for its steel-making industry, alongside coal imports, is expected to become stronger in 2013.
12 October 2010
The upcoming winter season could be a very welcome time-out from sub-USD 10,000 per day markets for both crude and product tanker markets. BIMCO forecast that freight rates for VLCC will firm as the winter season
14 October 2010
Global Economy: WTO says that trade is likely to grow by 13.5% in 2010. This is an upward revision of world trade from the March forecast of 10%. The massive growth comes back-to-back with the 2009 decline of 12.2%, and has to be seen in that perspective. However, the news is positive and definitely helpful for the global economy as it struggles to leave the crisis behind and sustain positive growth going forward.
01 March 2018
BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst will be visiting Singapore to be the moderator at BIMCO’s own seminar and networking event “Crude Oil Tankers: Road to Recovery”. Peter Sand will furthermore be participating in Maritime CEO Forum and a panel discussion at the 15th edition of Asia Pacific Maritime Conference. All three events are hosted in Singapore and will take place on 13-15 March 2018.
19 April 2017
China's import of iron ore will continue to be a key driver for the demand growth in 2017 for the dry bulk shipping industry, alongside shipping of grains.
03 November 2014
The increases in Brazilian iron ore exports open up great prospects for dry bulk shipping, in particular the Capesize segment.
09 October 2018
In recent months, there have been numerous reports of a strong pick-up in demand for scrubbers. On 1 January 2020, however, the number of ships fitted with scrubbers will represent only a tiny percentage of the world fleet, according to forecasts.
16 April 2020
The handy guide contains all of BIMCO’s current standard offshore contracts and charter parties along with detailed guidance notes.
01 July 2020
An industry-wide survey calling on seafarers and shore-staff to share their Covid-19 workforce insights has been launched by Lloyd’s Register and marine industry partners to understand how the pandemic has affected, and continues to affect the industry and the health and mental wellbeing of its employees.