27 May 2021
Total orders of dry bulk, tanker and container ships in the first five months of the year have jumped 119.7% compared with the same period in 2020, primarily driven by record high container ship contracting, as investors in this segment find themselves flush with cash.
19 February 2020
Panama, Norway, Greece and other influential actors are co-sponsoring a proposal originally tabled by Japan to curb the carbon intensity of existing ships through use of an Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI), much like the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) which is mandatory for new ships.
08 June 2018
As the shipping sector strives for efficiency, BIMCO has provided input at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in a bid to facilitate the harmonisation of data ahead of the April 2019 deadline when new mandatory requirements come into force for automated ship reporting.
22 January 2016
Shipping companies are being strongly encouraged to use new ‘Transitional Measures for Shipowners Selling Ships for Recycling’ launched by a wide coalition of international shipping industry organisations.
02 June 2016
25 April 2022
BIMCO has produced its own ship sale and purchase agreement - SHIPSALE 22 – with the aim of making the authoring, negotiation and execution process faster and simpler, and to provide the market with a modern and comprehensive alternative to existing sale and purchase forms.
09 March 2022
To protect crew against exposure to dangerous substances used in fire-fighting systems, as well as to minimise the impact on the environment, the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment ( SSE) has finalised prohibition of perfluoro-octane sulfonic acid ( PFOS) from fire-fighting systems on board ships
30 September 2019
BIMCO has submitted a proposal to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to regulate propulsion power of ships in order to sustain the GHG savings already achieved through slower steaming.
02 November 2010
Today's weakness in box shipping might lead to 200 vessels being taken out of service until volumes rise, BIMCO analyst Peter Sand told Fairplay today.
17 October 2016