16 June 2017
KPI Profile is predefined list of KPIs to enhance the presentation of ship performance data.
20 March 2017
Shipping KPI survey - this is the time for you to express your opinion. Your answers will be analysed for further improvements to the shipping KPI system.
The Shipping KPI system announces the 23rd ship attribute called "Ship Status".
22 April 2010
US President Obama has issued an Executive Order with the heading “Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in Somalia”, which could have an impact on the possibility for paying ransom under some circumstances. The situation is not clear and perhaps some ship owners will consider how to address this situation before transiting the Gulf of Aden and the Somali Basin. On that background, we hereby include an updated version of our calculations regarding the cost part of the decision to go round the Cape of the Good Hope.
04 January 2016
2015 never really took off, even though the global economic activity looked stronger earlier in the year. The negative indicators seen at the end of 2014 were not overcome, and we saw a significantly lower level of growth for global GDP in 2015 than in the previous five years. This was primarily due to the struggling emerging markets and developing economies, led by changes in China’s economic focus.
06 May 2016
The demand for container shipping is stalling at the moment. Indicators for growth in the first months of 2016 point to limited overall demand and huge variations from trade to trade.
23 May 2017
A broad range of “hot” industry issues kept BIMCO’s Marine Committee busy at its recent meeting at BIMCO House.
19 June 2019
The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) considered the ongoing scoping exercise to identify affected IMO regulations by Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) at its 101st session in which the Maritime Technology & Regulation and Security departments represented BIMCO.
26 July 2017
The AMSA Marine Notice 7/2017 addresses the following areas; Software quality assurance, Anomalies, ECDIS data presentation and performance check dataset, Chart carriage requirements, Mode of ECDIS operation, ECDIS training requirements and Port state control inspections.
02 June 2017
For the first time, IMO will discuss the maritime autonomous ships. The use of autonomous ships – or so-called unmanned ships - will create the need for a regulatory framework for such ships and their interaction and co-existence with manned ships.
07 April 2017
From 2019 new mandatory requirements on electronic exchange of information will require public authorities to establish systems to assist ship clearance processes.