Archive for the ‘BIMCO’ Category

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

MAST joins BIMCO as Associate Member

MAST joins BIMCO as Associate Member
Leading maritime security company Maritime Asset Security Training MAST has today been granted associate membership to the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), recognising the company’s commitment to the evolution and enforcement of standard industry practice. BIMCO is the largest international...
November 4th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Consulting, Health and Safety, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
November 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, BIMCO, Breaking News, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Finance, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

2015 Tripartite Meeting Discussions

2015 Tripartite Meeting Discussions
      The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 16 and 17 October 2015. The meeting was attended by 100 high level representatives of the industry, including chairmen and executives of the Round...
October 27th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

INTERTANKO releases version 4 of its Questionnaire 88

The Questionnaire 88 (Q88), first issued in 1988 by INTERTANKO, has been revised to include the most up-to-date information for assessing vessel suitability and risk when chartering tankers. The Questionnaire, now in its 4th version, is the established industry standard for information on ships for commercial...
September 16th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Fixtures, Intertanko, Regulatory, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Is China’s steel exports enough to support the freight market?

Is China’s steel exports enough to support the freight market?
The BIMCO House No, it’s not enough, you will need lower Chinese iron ore production too in order to keep growing imports of iron ore into China that will support the dry bulk freight market.  World Crude steel production for the first seven months of 2015 was 945.8 million tons, down 2.1% on the...
August 21st, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mining | Read More

What happens if a hacker tries to attack your ship’s onboard system?

What happens if a hacker tries to attack your ship’s onboard system?
Angus Frew BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, will focus on cyber security and how to handle a maritime casualty crisis at its next annual conference in Hamburg on November 18 2015 Angus Frew, Secretary General of BIMCO, said: “Hamburg is one of the shipping capitals of the world and...
August 11th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications | Read More

BIMCO takes ownership of unique Shipping KPI System

BIMCO takes ownership of unique Shipping KPI System
Philippe Louis Dreyfus, the new President of BIMCO BIMCO has today announced that it has taken ownership of the unique Shipping KPI System that allows shipowners and managers to compare their ships’ efficiency against the performance of the industry and sector averages. The Shipping KPI System is...
June 3rd, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Intermanager, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Ship Efficiency Weekly – The Essential News –

Ship Efficiency Weekly – The Essential News –
In the News: Speed Trial Analysis Software Development First For Class Soc Maritime Cybersecurity Faces Growing Vulnerabilities ClassNK-NAPA GREEN Selected For Asian LNG Carriers Ternvag Tanker Claims ‘Most Sustainable Ship In Rotterdam’ Title New...
May 10th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Communication, Press and Media | Read More

Ship Efficiency Weekly – The Essential News –

Ship Efficiency Weekly – The Essential News –
In the News: IMO Launches Free-Online Ballast Water Management Course Type Approval Granted For Micro Auto Gasification System Tech Of The Month – Fuji Electric SaveBlue Wet Scrubber Wastewater System Granted Type Approval To MEPC 227 (64) Standards “Green Ship Of The Year” Awarded...
May 3rd, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, HR, Press and Media | Read More