05 March 2021
Digitalisation has taken on a new urgency in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular when it comes to digital data exchange in ports, and for facilitating trade and logistics in general. BIMCO and other maritime NGOs are inviting public and private players to help create global digital ISO standards to facilitate the digital exchange of data.
25 September 2020
Standardising and harmonising electronic ship/shore communication for reporting purposes is high on the agenda at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) virtual Facilitation Committee (FAL) meeting next week (FAL 44).
05 May 2020
17 February 2020
BIMCO, flag administrations and port associations have submitted a proposal to the IMO Facilitation Committee to develop IMO guidelines that provide global industry standards for data and data sharing, with the aim to enhance communication and thereby efficiency during port calls.
15 November 2019
BIMCO’s continued call for the establishment of a harmonized data model to facilitate exchange of electronic data between ship and shore last week took a big step forward, as the initiative was met with support during an expert meeting at the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
18 October 2019
BIMCO has submitted two proposals to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to pave the way for easy exchange of port logistic operational data and allow for real-time updates (notifications) between ship and shore.
17 July 2019
31 March 2021
This BIMCO webinar will explore the challenges that lie between the current “hurry up and wait” regime and Just in Time Arrivals regime where a ship’s arrival time is adjusted to meet a specified date when the berth will be available on arrival.