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New BARECON 2017 calculates future trends

New BARECON 2017 calculates future trends
Grant Hunter  BIMCO has published a new edition of BARECON, the industry’s go-to standard contract for bareboat chartering. The new leaner version of the contract, introduces a formula for calculating a fair share of costs for any compulsory structural changes or new equipment that may be implemented...
December 13th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, News | Read More

BIMCO CEO extends contract 5 years

BIMCO CEO extends contract 5 years
Angus Frew, BIMCO’s CEO BIMCO’s Secretary General & CEO, Angus Frew, will extend his contract to the end of 2022. His top priority in 2018 will be environmental legislation. Over the past four years, Frew has been instrumental in modernising BIMCO and in increasing its member-focus. “Right...
December 8th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, News, Person Profiles | Read More

BIMCO and the UN World Food Programme issues modernised charter party

BIMCO and the UN World Food Programme issues modernised charter party
.. BIMCO has together with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) updated and modernised the WORLDFOOD voyage charter party used by the UN organisation to transport food to emergency areas around the world. The aim was to create a contract that made WFP’s work easier and faster. “The WORLDFOOD...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering | Read More

WISTA Cyprus – BIMCO seminar 09.11.2017

WISTA Cyprus – BIMCO seminar 09.11.2017
This forthcoming BIMCO seminar provides an overview of the latest developments in BIMCO contracts and cyber security guidelines as well as market forecasting, and will be held on 09 November 2017 at the Columbia Plaza in Limassol The BIMCO update by Peter Grube, Head of Training and the Market Update...
November 2nd, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping Industry ‘broadly satisfied’ with IMO progress on CO2 strategy – but much work still to be done

Shipping Industry ‘broadly satisfied’ with IMO progress on CO2 strategy – but much work still to be done
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), BIMCO, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO represented the global shipping industry throughout this week’s intensive discussions at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), which continued the development of a comprehensive CO2 reduction strategy for...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Organisations | Read More

BIMCO SUPPLYTIME 2017: A modern update to an established form

BIMCO SUPPLYTIME 2017: A modern update to an established form
SUPPLYTIME 2005, the standard form of charterparty for offshore vessels, has undergone an update to modernise and improve the form. At first glance, the revised 2017 form is very similar to its predecessor; however, it contains some important changes, some of which are more apparent than others. The...
October 6th, 2017 | BIMCO, Chartering, Legal | Read More

BIMCO launches new guidance for seafarers on avoiding life boat accidents

BIMCO launches new guidance for seafarers on avoiding life boat accidents
Aron Frank Sørensen of BIMCO.  BIMCO has developed new guidance for seafarers on the safe launching and recovery of lifeboats using fall preventer devices (FPDs), to reduce the number of seafarer fatalities and injuries. Lifeboat accidents resulting in fatalities and serious injuries are all too frequent,...
September 11th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Books, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

BIMCO eLearning dramatically refreshed

BIMCO eLearning dramatically refreshed
Angus Frew NYPE 2015 and Chartering courses showcase new training offer   BIMCO – the world’s largest shipping association – has launched the first of a range of updated eLearning courses tailored to meet shipping professionals’ needs, using the very latest content authoring...
August 9th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data
From the signing of the agreement; form l to r: Henrik Striboldt, MAN Diesel & Turbo, John Turnball, Rolls-Royce, Capt. Eugen Adami, Mastermind Shipmanagement, Giancarlo Coletta, Shipdex Chairman, G&C Shipping , Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO, Deputy Secretary General Lars Gullaksen, BIMCO, Marco...
July 14th, 2017 | BIMCO, Company Profiles, Events, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

New contract will help speed spill response times

New contract will help speed spill response times
BIMCO and International Spill Control Organisation (ISCO) have launched two new spill response contracts to make the task of arranging clean-up services following a spill incident significantly easier to negotiate in an emergency. The two standard contracts are a first for spill response contractors....
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy

Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy
Patrick Verhoeven Following the decision of the United States to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) encourage the intention of the European Union and the People’s Republic of China...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, European Union, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

New BIMCO President sets course for digitalisation

New BIMCO President sets course for digitalisation
Anastasios Papagianopoulos Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of Common Progress has been elected President of BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping association, with 2,100 members in more than 120 countries. Papagiannopoulos has set three clear themes for his two-year presidential term....
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, News, Person Profiles | Read More

ICS and BIMCO start new initiative to give shipping professionals greater access to quality education

ICS and BIMCO start new initiative to give shipping professionals greater access to quality education
Angus Frew Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and BIMCO start new initiative to give shipping professionals greater access to quality education Joint project will see Institute students access BIMCO’s eLearning courses in preparation for their exams London, March 7, 2017. The Institute of Chartered...
March 7th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

“Corruption in shipping has always been there…

“Corruption in shipping has always been there…
The panel with BIMCO’s Grant Hunter delivering his slides paper ‘Corruption in shipping has always been there, so there’s nothing we can do. I do not think that is enough any more’ Facilitation payments, made in order to “oil the wheels” to enable shipping operations to proceed on schedule...
January 18th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Maritime Fraud | Read More

FONASBA and BIMCO Launch New Agency Appointment Agreement

FONASBA and BIMCO Launch New Agency Appointment Agreement
l to r: John Foord and Han van Blanken FONASBA and BIMCO are pleased to announce the launch of a new Agency Appointment Agreement document. This new form, which is based on BIMCO’s tried and tested box layout, provides a simple yet clear and effective means of confirming the details of an agency agreement...
January 9th, 2017 | BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

FONASBA returns home to biggest ever Annual Meeting

FONASBA returns home to biggest ever Annual Meeting
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA offices The Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents (FONASBA) returned to its spiritual home in London the week commencing 17th October for its 2016 Annual Meeting. The Federation was founded in London in 1969 and the city hosted the Secretariat...
October 30th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo…

Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo…
SHIPPING INDUSTRY MEETS IN TOKYO TO DISCUSS MUTUAL CHALLENGES Some 200 representatives of classification societies, shipbuilders and shipowners came together in Tokyo last week for their annual ‘Tripartite Meeting’ on issues of common interest.   The meeting, hosted by Class NK, the Japanese Shipowners’...
October 25th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Shipmanagement | Read More

‘Shipping Industry United in Seeking Further Progress on CO2 at Critical IMO Meeting’

‘Shipping Industry United in Seeking Further Progress on CO2 at Critical IMO Meeting’
In advance of next week’s critical meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, the global shipping industry has called on IMO Member States to give serious consideration to a joint industry submission regarding the need...
October 19th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Energy, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, Organisations | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments
Better conditions on modern tonnage From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC on the latest MLC 2006 ammendments:  MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION 2006 – AMENDMENTS Following the unanimous adoption by the Special Tripartite Committee of the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (the “Convention”),...
July 25th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Investment in Training Key to Predicted Seafarer Shortage

Investment in Training Key to Predicted Seafarer Shortage
Nigel Cleave Maritime training leader notes the importance of attracting a new generation of mariners LONDON, UK – 18 May 2016 – The BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report released earlier this week indicates that there is a current shortfall of about 16, 500 officers and a need for an additional 147, 500 officers...
May 18th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report predicts potential shortage of almost 150, 000 officers by 2025

BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report predicts potential shortage of almost 150, 000 officers by 2025
Angus Frew Launched yesterday evening at the International Maritime Organization, the latest five-year BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report forecasts a serious future shortage in the supply of seafarers.  The report identifies: •    A current shortfall of about 16, 500 officers (2.1%), but •    A need...
May 17th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

Revision of High Risk Area

Revision of High Risk Area
From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC on the Revision of High Risks Area :  On the 10th December 2015 the Joint War Committee in London decided for the revision and reduction of the Hull War, Piracy Terrorism and Related Perils Listed Area, hereinafter referred to as the HRA. The revision for...
May 9th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Insight, Legal, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Pioneering standard charterparty for LNG spot trades is on brink of publication

Pioneering standard charterparty for LNG spot trades is on brink of publication
First issue of Stephenson Harwood bulletin Well Heeled. Pioneering standard charterparty for LNG spot trades is on brink of publication,  By James Brewer A new contract for voyage chartering of liquefied natural gas carriers is expected to be published in February 2016. It will be the first standard...
January 17th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Events, LNG, News, Press and Media, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Nov-2015 SANDRA COULD REACH HURRICANE STRENGTH Eastern Pacific STRONG POTENTIAL FOR FOG Galveston Bay, USA BIMCO LAUNCHES ANTI-CORRUPTION CLAUSE FOR SHIPPING CONTRACTS WORLDWIDE Worldwide Sandra could reach hurricane strength Wednesday, November 25, 2015, Eastern Pacific Interests...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Maritime Fraud, Port Conditions, Weather | Read More

BIMCO to host “Prime Performance” conference to explore operational best practice

BIMCO to host “Prime Performance” conference to explore operational best practice
LONDON – 10 November 2015: BIMCO is set to examine operational best practice for specific areas of shipboard operations through the PRIME Performance conference, being held on 26 November at DieselHouse in Copenhagen. This free-to-attend, full-day conference will offer a forum to share best practice,...
November 10th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More