03 January 2017
The shipping industry has its work cut out going forward in 2017 as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast the lowest level of global GDP growth since 2009. 2017 will see another year of die-hard competition, which now includes tankers. In 2016, the container shipping industry bit the bullet in terms of demolition and consolidation to help the market to recover. The dry bulk sector needs to copy that approach.
08 May 2017
Meet BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand and BIMCO's Deputy Secretary General Lars Robert Pedersen at CrewConnect Europe
30 January 2017
From a crude oil market perspective, 2016 can be summed up as “eventful”. In January, the international sanctions on Iran were lifted, resulting in a very swift increase of their oil production capacities and subsequent re-entry into the global oil export market.
01 October 2015
Peter talks to Gibraltar Shipping providing more insight on his role and views on current shipping trends.
31 January 2019
The BIMCO Shipmaster’s Security Manual is dedicated to helping members protect their crews, ships, operations and ultimately their businesses, against the challenges posed by pirates, cyber criminals, drug smugglers, stowaways, terrorists and migrants, and to provide guidance on the comprehensive regulatory framework that exists in the security field.
11 August 2019
This 360-page publication will allow seafarers to acquire the necessary knowledge, that when combined with practical experience, will enable safe navigation in ice.
11 December 2019
BIMCO's position on "cyber risk management" has been approved by the BIMCO Board of Directors.
07 December 2018
BIMCO's position on "keep regulation global" has been approved by the BIMCO Board of Directors.
20 September 2016
SERVICECON is a standard service contract whereby a shipper undertakes to transport a minimum number of containers over an agreed given period. It has been developed to provide a basis for volume carriage in liner trades worldwide. Individual shipments are subject to the contracting carrier’s own bills of lading or sea waybills which are incorporated into the SERVICECON agreement.
The latest edition of this contract is SERVICECON, issued in 2014.
Copyright in SERVICECON is held by BIMCO.
02 May 2019
Despite decades of the shipping Industry's and the regulators' efforts in developing guidance and even changing the SOLAS regulations, it has to be admitted that the task of entering enclosed spaces is still a high risk operation.