30 November 2018
The Chinese Ministry of Transport (MOT) has passed a new domestic emission control area regulation from 1 January 2019 in their territorial waters.
13 January 2017
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 4) will meet next week.
17 September 2018
BIMCO issues a list of scrubber regulation related to the discharge of the wash water
26 September 2018
BIMCO will produce several clauses dealing with specific issues related to 2020, as making one clause to fit all concerns was deemed unworkable. The first 2020 clause – focused on compliance - may be published as soon as end October.
28 June 2018
In response to the global sulphur limit of no more than 0.50% that will come into force on 1 January 2020, BIMCO has established a subcommittee for the development of a charter party clause that will address the issues related to the new regulations.
04 September 2018
Technical, regulatory and financial aspects of the 2020 global fuel sulphur cap regime understandably loom large in people’s minds. But the importance of the contractual dimension should not be overlooked. BIMCO is forging ahead with an all-encompassing 2020 Clause for charter parties, which should be published in November.
20 November 2011
If you work a little harder every day and do your work a little better and smarter today than yesterday, you will stand a better chance of running a successful shipping business. Those words of wisdom catch the optimism bubbling at the NAVIGATOR 2011 event in Athens, Greece.
A business full of hardship in recent years has only drowned a few of the die-hard optimists within the shipping industry.
25 September 2019
Join Peter Sand at the Argus Fuel Oil Summit in Miami, Florida, US. The Chief Shipping Analyst will be participating in the panel discussion: 2020 is rapidly approaching – are shipowners prepared?
30 October 2018
The shipping industry has all eyes firmly fixed on the topic, but what exactly do the “IMO 2020” global sulphur cap regulations say? This guide looks at five highly relevant topics, how to comply and how the regulation will be enforced.
16 July 2019
Charterers and shipowners can use bunker adjustment factor (BAF) clauses to manage rising fuel cost and the possible volatility in prices due to the 2020 sulphur limit. In this article, BIMCO provides an overview of potential solutions.