- New BIMCO clause promotes harmonised ship-shore data exchange
- Japanese Ice Reports
- Northern China Ice Reports
- Greenland Ice Reports
Cocaine, illegal timber, arms, cash, chemical weapons…and sea horses. Rarely are the crew, shipowner, operator or importer aware that their ships and containers are abused and used for illegal transport, and rarely is the crew on board involved.
As one of the Buckingham Palace Declaration Signatories, BIMCO is keen to share the United for Wildlife Taskforce Alerts. These are advisories for issues of high concern related to wildlife trafficking and the transport sector, and are a core output of the Taskforce Information Sharing System.
BIMCO's position on "smuggling" has been approved by the BIMCO Board of Directors.
For the benefit of its members, BIMCO has made a series of agreements with 15 national customs authorities (Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States)- Customs Co-operation Agreements (CCAs)- as a means of mitigating delays and costs resulting from the discovery of drugs aboard a member vessel.