05 December 2018
New Zealand enforces strict biosecurity regulations and the latest 'victim' was a vehicle carrier ordered to leave New Zealand due to stink bug contamination.
06 September 2017
The Philippine government has decided to tighten security regarding entry of certain nationalities into the Philippines.
20 November 2017
Information about the plague outbreak in Madagascar and any advice needed.
31 August 2018
Seasonal measures introduced by Australia, New Zealand and Chile to combat marmorated stink bug risk.
20 September 2019
For the new season beginning September 2019, New Zealand, Australia and Chile have introduced tougher rules to combat increasing spread of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMST) coming from targeted "BMST" countries.
19 June 2019
On 4 June BIMCO, together with ICS, IMCA, ITF and OCIMF, had arranged a symposium about piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. The symposium came to the conclusion that the Nigerian piracy problem occurs in a small area and can be solved if Nigeria wants it.
29 August 2019
Join BIMCO's Jakob Larsen, INTERTANKO's Philip Belcher, UK Chamber of Shipping's David Balston, and Tatham Law's Stephen Askins for a candid discussion and clear advice on present and future tanker safety, security and commercial issues in the Straits of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman.
05 January 2018
BIMCO has been informed by members in Algeria that VAT is now payable on services supplied to ships.
09 April 2019
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issues "deck cooling during transit" requirement effectively immediately for all crude tankers, product carriers and chemical tankers carrying cargoes with flashpoints of less then 18 degrees C.
20 January 2017
On 12 January the Indian Government issued notifications related to the payment of Service Tax.