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  • BIMCO nominates President Designate to succeed Sabrina Chao in 2021

    Under the presidency of Mrs Sadan Kaptanoglu, the BIMCO Board of Directors has approved the nomination of Mr Nikolaus H. Schües, CEO of Reederei F. Laeisz (Germany) to stand for election as the next President Designate of BIMCO in 2021, succeeding Mrs Sabrina Chao, Chairman of Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Limited (Hong Kong). 

  • New BIMCO Shipping KPI version offers improved benchmarking concept

    BIMCO is launching Version 4 of its Shipping KPI system to provide users with improved and more accurate ways of benchmarking their ships and fleets. The new version of the Shipping KPI will feature fundamental changes to the processing of information and include an improved user interface.

  • BIMCO to push for international guidelines for ship/shore communication at IMO

    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).

  • New BIMCO Shipping KPI version to improve user interface and benchmarking

    The BIMCO Shipping KPI version 4 is expected to be released before the end of September with the aim to provide registered KPI users with improved measures to perform more accurate benchmarking. The new version of the Shipping KPI will feature fundamental changes to the processing of information and include an improved user interface

  • New BIMCO ship sale and purchase standard heading for industry consultation

    BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has positively received a new standard Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the sale and purchase of ships, thereby opening the doors to wide industry consultation before finalising and publishing the new standard next year.

  • New GENCON charter party expected in 2021

    The revision of BIMCO’s most widely used voyage charter party – GENCON – is entering its completion phase, as the drafting team will meet during the autumn to process invaluable feedback received by the industry over the summer.

  • Singapore revises further crew change requirements today

    The Singapore Maritime Port Authority issued revised crew change requirements today in the form of PMA circular 38. BIMCO gives a short summary of these requirements.

  • New gas tanker form paves the way for revision of ASBATANKVOY

    BIMCO and the Association of Ship Brokers & Agents (U.S.A.), Inc. (ASBA) have approved a voyage charter party, ASBAGASVOY, for publication to serve the growing gas tanker industry. Work will now begin to revise ASBATANKVOY, one of the most used tanker charter parties in the world.

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