14 March 2019
BIMCO has hosted a panel session on arbitration in Shanghai to discuss current issues such as the future of arbitration centres, the impact of BREXIT, the impact from the emergence of China as a leading shipping nation and much more.
08 February 2017
BIMCO launched its Chinese name “滨客” at BIMCO's Conference and Awards Dinner in Shanghai in November, shortly after the launch of the new BIMCO brand.
04 March 2019
Captain Xu Lirong, Chairman of COSCO Shipping, received the President’s Award at the BIMCO Conference in Shanghai for his excellent life-long service to the shipping industry. China Merchants Energy Shipping received the award for Best Shipping Company of Greater China Area 2019.
12 September 2016
05 July 2019
Wei Zhuang is the Regional Manager of Asia, BIMCO. Wei started his BIMCO career with the Legal & Contractual Affairs Department in 2011 where he joined a wide range of BIMCO’s standard contracts and clauses projects, including project development, revision and promotion. He was further promoted as China Liaison Officer as well as the General Manager of BIMCO Shanghai Centre. Now as the Regional Manager of Asia, he is committed to keeping a constructive relationship with regional regulators and industry stakeholders and, most importantly, to provide portfolio services to BIMCO members and potential members in Asia.
Wei’s previous positions include eight years as a maritime lawyer and Senior Fellow at Maritime University. He has a master’s degree in maritime law and a PhD in international law.
07 March 2019
Jean is a partner at HFW in London and specialises in shipping litigation, focusing on contractual shipping disputes including charter parties, bills of lading, cargo claims, commodities/trade disputes, ship sale and purchase disputes, bunker disputes and shipbuilding disputes. She represents owners, charterers, shipyards and their insurers based internationally but has a geographical focus on the Japanese market, having worked in Tokyo for 6 months there. On the casualty side, Jean also handles wet shipping disputes, in particular fire and explosions on container vessels due to undeclared dangerous cargoes and/or engine explosions, groundings on reef, unsafe port disputes, crane collapses, damage caused by sulphur cargo, liquefaction of cargo and general average incidents. Jean has worked at the HFW in Shanghai and Pireaus.
15 March 2019
BIMCO's head of maritime technology & regulation, Aron Soerensen will give a presentation on the Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships, which provide practical recommendations on maritime cyber risk management aimed at management ashore and on board.
11 October 2013
Following five weak months of demand growth (January-May), transported container volumes are finally growing on the Far East to Europe trading lane – as much as 1.9% y-o-y in the first seven months of 2013.
10 April 2013
As BIMCO foresaw in the latest Shipping Market Overview & Outlook – an upward adjustment of freight rates as per announcements became essentially successful.
13 June 2013
Strong demolition activity dampens fleet growth, while stable US demand supports optimism as we head into the “peak-season”