06 July 2018
The Chinese Ministry of Transport has announced new regulations requiring all ships imported for domestic use, and Chinese flagged ships for international use, to be compliant with IMO Tier II emissions standards from 1 September 2018, in a bid to cut NOx emissions from diesel engines.
04 August 2022
BIMCO’s Product Manager, Asia, Sibyl Xu, will be speaking on the topic of “Interpretation of Ship Sale & Purchase Contract SHIPSALE 22”.
05 March 2020
If drugs are found on a ship in Mexico, the crew risk being detained even though there is no evidence of crew involvement.
06 May 2020
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has publicised a new recommendation on how to build cyber resilient ships. It applies to the use of technical systems that provide important functions on board such as control, alarm, monitor, safety and internal communication.
08 April 2019
Only nine shipyards, out of 26, on the EU list of approved recycling facilities are realistically open for ship recycling, and only three of the 26 could recycle a large ship (Panamax size or larger), a study commissioned by BIMCO shows.
03 July 2018
It is a daunting task so prepare a fleet of ships for the sulphur regulations. Therefore, BIMCO has, together with the partners behind a new IMO-proposal, made a draft for an implementation plan for achieving compliance with the 0.5% global sulphur cap. The plan has the additional purpose of showing the good faith of the ship operator during inspections.
10 January 2022
21 April 2022
BIMCO supports a proposal from the Netherlands and Germany to amend MSC.1/Circ. 1374 concerning the removal of asbestos containing material (ACM) installed on board ships with the aim to keep both ships and crew safe.
18 January 2017
The Hebei Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) in China has recently released a case where the local regulator fined a ship that burned high sulphur content fuel.
05 May 2022
At the recent BIMCO Ship Manager Advisory Panel meeting the main topic was not surprisingly, the ongoing negotiations about t he future EU ETS.