26 September 2018
China officials have confirmed that there are no plans to impose a ban on open loop scrubbers in the country, as long as they are in compliance with prevailing regulation.
07 January 2019
China has adopted new regulations concerning the reporting of fuel consumption and energy efficiency with effect from 1 January 2019.
20 September 2017
New definitions for a ship’s stay in port will increase efficiency.
22 December 2017
26 July 2019
On 22 July 2019 China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) issued the “Implementation Scheme of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap”.
11 October 2019
The United States Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has expanded sanctions against Iran and issued an advisory to the shipping community.
10 March 2017
Ships have been charged with “user fees” related to a 'monitoring' system implemented in the Philippine Province of Zambales. BIMCO believes this system is inconsistent with UNCLOS. An update highlights a number of changes that have not been addressed.
19 September 2019
Vessels heading for Douala, Cameroon now will have protection in the form of army security team provided by the port authorities for their safety.
20 February 2017
BIMCO receives a monthly update from the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) advising BIMCO of the latest legislative developments affecting international shipping in the US. BIMCO produces a brief based on CSA’s January update so members can have a quick update. The full CSA report is also provided.
16 May 2019
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