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”.
18 March 2020
BIMCO is providing members, quick and practical guidance on how to handle the COVID-19 outbreak.
18 May 2020
View the latest ice conditions,
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.
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.
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.
20 May 2020
In response to Covid-19, many countries have undertaken precautious measures such as curfew, lock down and state of emergency. For a few cases, the appropriate precautious measure was deemed to be general holidays.
28 November 2019
BIMCO has a proud tradition for providing the maritime industry with reliable information on port facilities, working hours and national holidays. In order to provide the best solution, BIMCO’s port information database has been restructured and updated.
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.
16 March 2020
The World Health Organsiation (WHO) declares Europe the new epicenter of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now many countries are closing borders to contain the spread of the disease.