07 June 2018
China Customs issued its Order (No.56) back in 21st November 2017 with a view to regulate all inbound/outbound manifest from 1st June 2018. Any violation in manifest filing may cause vessel’s delay as well as carrier’s penalty according to the “The Implementation Ordinance of Administrative Penalty of the Customs of the People's Republic of China”.
11 October 2018
Some provisional ice forecast conditions for the new winter season 2018-2019 on the Gulf of Finland around areas of St.Petersburg, Ust-Luga and Vyborg/Vysotsk.
10 July 2019
The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) has recently launched a survey concerning corrupt practices in Ukraine. Such practices may take many forms e.g. demands for facilitation payments (low level payments paid to low level government officials to complete routine tasks the company is entitled to), cash payments or in kind requests made by various port authorities.
22 August 2019
BIMCO has updated and restructured its port information database which provides the maritime industry with reliable information about port facilities, working hours and national holidays.
29 November 2018
Preliminary forecast on Baltic ice conditions near Russia as well as for the Gulf of Finland
26 January 2018
23 August 2019
BIMCO has received a further update on developments in Ukraine which are provided below together with a renewed call to respond to the survey.
08 June 2017
The cutting of diplomatic ties with Qatar imposed by a number of Arab states with effect from 6 June 2017 has also impacted the operation of ships in the area due to the restrictions imposed.
09 June 2017
05 May 2017
BIMCO continues to hear back from members on the issue of the Indian Service Tax.