Archive for the ‘BIMCO’ Category

Cross industry group sets new standard with revised bunker contract

Cross industry group sets new standard with revised bunker contract
The BIMCO Documentary Committee meeting in progress, BIMCO’s Documentary Committee approved a new set of standard bunker terms, developed by a cross-industry group, in New York on 2 May. The BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018 improve on the previous edition with a maximum limit of the parties’ liabilities...
May 3rd, 2018 | BIMCO, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

New Bunker Terms will boost harmonisation

New Bunker Terms will boost harmonisation
Francis Sarre, Chairman of the BIMCO Documentary Committee BIMCO’s Documentary Committee is expected to adopt a new version of the standard contract Bunker Terms in New York on May 2. The Bunker Terms 2018 have been drafted by representatives from across the bunker industry. It is a balanced...
April 25th, 2018 | BIMCO, Bunkering | Read More

BIMCO applauds new IMO emissions-strategy

BIMCO applauds new IMO emissions-strategy
ars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO Deputy Secretary General ​ “The IMO has done something no one has done before: set an absolute target for emission reductions for an entire industry. It is a landmark achievement in the effort to reduce emissions, and something that every other industry should look...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Emissions, Environment | Read More

BIMCO relaunch ship benchmarking system

BIMCO relaunch ship benchmarking system
Şadan Kaptanoğlu, owner of Kaptanoğlu Group, President Designate of BIMCO and chair of the Shipping KPI steering group. BIMCO relaunches ship benchmarking system Shipping KPI after two years of redesign. The system helps shipowners and managers make strategic decisions about their fleet. “The...
February 23rd, 2018 | BIMCO, News | Read More

Yemen Conflict Forces new security recommendations

Yemen Conflict Forces new security recommendations
Angus Frew, BIMCO’s CEO In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and Bab al-Mandeb. Shipowners and operators should be aware of new threat patterns in the area. The European...
January 24th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Safety and Security | Read More

Environmental Organisations and Shipping industry call for carriage ban on non-compliant fuel

Environmental Organisations and Shipping industry call for carriage ban on non-compliant fuel
Leading environmental organizations and the global shipping industry have joined in calling for an explicit prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels when the global 0.5% sulphur cap takes effect in 2020. IMO has agreed that from 1st January 2020 the maximum permitted sulphur content...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

BIMCO launches new innovative contract editing solution

BIMCO launches new innovative  contract editing solution
Grant Hunter Head of Contracts and Clauses at BIMCO BIMCO has taken a big step forward and launched an innovative new solution for editing contracts. The solution is called SmartCon, and it makes contractual work easier and more secure. The product was launched at an event in Singapore today (Thursday...
January 18th, 2018 | BIMCO, Chartering, Fixtures, Insight, Markets | Read More

BIMCO and CIRM propose software maintenance standard for shipping

BIMCO and CIRM propose software maintenance  standard for shipping
Richard Doherty from CIRM (left) and Aron Frank Sørensen from BIMCO (right) congratulate each other after finalizing the Standard on Software Maintenance of Shipboard Equipment text. BIMCO and the international association for the marine electronics industry, CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime),...
December 14th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, IMO, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

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