07 March 2016
The Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements interim final rule requires maritime cargo carriers and importers to submit additional data to US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) before vessels are permitted entry into the US.
19 September 2019
Vessels heading for Douala, Cameroon now will have protection in the form of army security team provided by the port authorities for their safety.
07 September 2017
Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) have introduced a Maritime Security Transit Corridor linking the Internationally Recognised Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Aden and the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in the lower Red Sea.
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.
29 August 2017
BIMCO’s Aron Sørensen and Phil Tinsley delivered a webinar, hosted by the Nautical Institute discussing cyber security in the maritime industry.
13 May 2020
16 months after publishing the 3rd version of The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships, the guidelines are again up for review.
28 June 2018
BIMCO has launched a new website with maritime security guidance to companies and mariners together with other international shipping industry organisations.
23 January 2017
Update to the maritime security situation in the waters off East Sabah and Southern Philippines, in particular, the Sibutu Passage.
25 January 2018
In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and Bab al-Mandeb. Shipowners and operators should be aware of new threat patterns in the area.
26 July 2017
BIMCO has received two security advisories which are shared below.