06 January 2017
BIMCO would like to remind all members of the need to remain vigilant and report all suspicious activity to UKMTO when transitting through the southern Red Sea in the area of Bab el Mandeb.
01 February 2017
Members are advised of the UK MTO advisory published yesterday concerning the attack in the Red Sea.
16 June 2017
Improvements to seafarers' Identity document entered into force, facilitating better access to shore leave for seafarers.
31 August 2018
This document provides the most recent information on threats affecting merchant ships in the Red Sea.
26 June 2018
The Asian gypsy moth season is here again. A reminder to all members calling at areas considered AGM high risk to be aware of the AGM requirements issued by various governments to prevent entry of AGM into their countries.
28 September 2018
Efforts to reduce piracy in Gulf of Guinea have so far had little effect. The world’s biggest economies are strengthening their military presence in Southeast Asia, and meanwhile, the security situation in the Red Sea off Yemen remain volatile. On 9 October BIMCO will shed light on the international security situation to raise awareness and stimulate discussions.
23 February 2018
At the 5th session of IMO Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) – good progress was made to improve the safety of navigation; and to reduce the workload and stress level of the bridge team
02 September 2019
This document provides updated information on threats affecting merchant ships in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden (GoA), Gulf of Oman (GoO) and the Western Indian Ocean.
19 June 2018
This document provides the most recent information available affecting merchant ships in the Red Sea.
04 June 2018
This document provides the most recent information available affecting merchant ships in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman and Western Indian Ocean.