Towing related issues were discussed when the drafting team revising TOWCON and TOWHIRE 2008 met for the second time in BIMCO house Copenhagen to continue its work.
The final quarter of 2019 marked a massive decline of HSFO sales, as the industry transitioned into compliance with the IMO 2020 Sulfur Cap (IMO2020).
The global maritime transport industry has submitted a proposal to form the world’s first collaborative shipping R&D programme to help eliminate CO2 emissions from international shipping.
In The European Green Deal, published on 11 December 2019 by the European Commission, it is highlighted in the introduction that “the environmental ambitions of the Green Deal will not be achieved by Europe acting alone”.
As biofouling is attracting an increasing amount of attention from states, shipowners, and port authorities around the world, BIMCO is continually working on biofouling management and ways to improve access to in-water cleaning.
BIMCO and the ICS have published a new cybersecurity workbook meant to serve as a guide for the master and officers onboard ships and thereby help them prepare for a potential cyber incident.
BIMCO has submitted two proposals to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to pave the way for easy exchange of port logistics operational data and allow for real-time updates (notifications) between ship and shore.
The spread between the fuel types is of keen interest to the shipping industry as the 2020 Sulphur cap looms ever closer.
France, a few months ago, and more recently the BIMCO, the oldest and largest maritime association in the world) have proposed to the IMO measures to reduce the speed or power of ships.