07 January 2020
Information on specific Canadian Arctic shipping regulations.
13 October 2017
Chilean AGM regulations are issued by the Chilean Agricultural and Livestock Service (Servicio Agricola y Ganadero, SAG), the official Chilean state body responsible for the protection of plant and animal health.
26 September 2017
Regulations are issued by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine Office (PPQ).
26 June 2018
New Zealand AGM regulations are issued by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), which include the Craft Risk Management Standard (CRMS) under section 24G of the Biosecurity Act 1993.
26 January 2018
Australian AGM regulations are under the responsibility of the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAFF).
26 September 2017
Canadian AGM regulations are issued by the Canada Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) .
10 March 2017
BIMCO assists a member with a query about whether there were any international regulations or recommendations governing the carriage of solid bulk cargoes on barges.
03 February 2020
The carriage of chemicals in bulk is governed by SOLAS Chapter VII - Carriage of dangerous goods and MARPOL Annex II - Regulations for the Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk.
The Conventions require chemical tankers built after 1 July 1986 to comply with the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (IBC Code).
The carriage of oil is governed by SOLAS Chapter II-2 and MARPOL Annex I - Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Oil
27 September 2017
A new set of Asian Gypsy moth (AGM) regulations has been issued by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), New Zealand (NZ). Members entering or intending to enter NZ waters need to familiarise themselves of these new requirements.
11 December 2019
Going into the final furlong of the year, virtually all markets seem to be positioned positively and activity has started to ramp up, with Ship Owners keen to exploit some of these better offerings on show, before costs on ‘as is’ vessels (ballasting the units to the subcontinent markets) start to significantly increase with the new (and higher) Sulphur fuel regulations that will come into effect from January 1st, 2020
The weekly demolition report by GMS, provides an overview of the demolition market, price by scrap yard location and ship type.