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  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    BIMCO officially launched its Shanghai Centre office on 25 February 2013 in Shanghai, in conjunction with the Senior Leadership Forum. Mr. Wei Zhuang, who has been with the BIMCO Secretariat in Copenhagen for some years, has been promoted to head the new BIMCO Shanghai Centre. Its physical presence in China will enhance communication with Chinese […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, has been appointed the new president of the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), the largest international shipping association representing shipowners. His term will last for the next two years. In his accession speech at BIMCO’s AGM in Edinburgh, Louis-Dreyfus described BIMCO as “the global association that should be closest […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    BIMCO’s Standard Bunker Contract 2015 was approved for publication at the organisation’s bi-annual Documentary Committee meeting held in Copenhagen on 7 November, BIMCO said. The objective of the new BIMCO bunker terms, as explained by the organization, is to provide carefully thought through terms and conditions that are fair to both parties and provide a comprehensive […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    BIMCO announced that its new Secretary General/CEO to succeed Mr Torben C. Skaanild on his retirement later this year will be Mr Angus R. Frew, currently Chief Executive of the UK Chamber of Shipping. The appointment of Mr Frew was unanimously approved last week by the BIMCO Executive Committee at its meeting in Shanghai. It […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work on the development of a suite of Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) Recommended Clauses for use with the BIMCO SUPPLYTIME and SHIPMAN/CREWMAN agreements was finalised at a recent meeting held in London. The working group meeting, chaired by Captain Ajay Hazari of the Anglo Eastern Group, has prepared five clauses to address responsibility for […]

  • 6 February 2013

    The newly developed WINDTIME Offshore Wind Farm Personnel Transfer and Support Vessel Time Charter Party has been posted in the public area of BIMCO’s website. This consultation draft is being made freely available to interested parties involved in the offshore wind farm sector so that they can review and, if appropriate, comment on the draft […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port2Port Maritime has now been formally accepted as an Associate Member of BIMCO, following the company’s accreditation of ISO/PAS 28007, the first assessment of a maritime security company’s quality management system against an International Standards Organisation framework (ISO).   Andrew Varney, Managing Director, Port2Port Maritime said, “Membership to BIMCO gives a clear choice for Shipowners, […]

  • 30 June 2016

    Oil product tanker earnings are the lowest since Q3 of 2014 and could drop even further but there is still money to be made in the second half of this year, according to BIMCO.  The reason for this decline is oil product tanker fleet growth coupled with slowing down of oil product stock building seen at […]

  • 12 December 2014

    The outlook for 2015 looks a bit dull on the demand side for dry bulk shipping, whereas the supply side seems to provide the same amount of new capacity as in 2014, BIMCO forecasts. As explained, such a development will not improve the fundamental market balance and Supramaxes in particular seem to be challenged by […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    BIMCO elected Şadan Kaptanoğlu, managing director of HI Kaptanoglu Shipping, as new President on May 14.

  • 11 December 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    BIMCO has published two sulphur content related bunker clauses.

  • 21 January 2019

    The best performing port in BIMCO’s Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report 2018 is Szczecin in Poland.

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors (BoD) met on Monday 27 May following the preceding day’s brief Executive Committee (EC) Meeting. This was the first assembly of the entire BOD since the Singapore General Meeting and a broad agenda had been prepared for its consideration. Mr. Yudhishthir Khatau, President of BIMCO, chaired the Meeting of the BOD. […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    BIMCO and the Norwegian Shipbrokers’ Association (NSA) announce the launch of the new edition of SALEFORM – the industry’s most widely used agreement for the sale and purchase of second hand ships. SALEFORM 2012 builds upon the international success of its predecessor, SALEFORM 93, while retaining the accepted general principles and familiar structure of the […]

  • 23 November 2018

    International shipping association BIMCO is planning to develop new gas-related contracts in Asia in an effort to further increase the involvement of its Asian members.

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    BIMCO, ASBA to develop a charter party for chartering tankers for LPG, anhydrous ammonia and chemical gases.

  • 29 August 2014

    Container shipping will experience a strong demand rise triggered by the improving US economy that spurred consumer spending. According to BIMCO’s shipping market analyst, the Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) continued to improve in August for the fourth consecutive month “as improving business conditions and robust job growth helped boost consumers’ spirits. ” Chief […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 16 October, representatives from the Japanese shipping community gathered at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo to share concerns facing the industry. The BIMCO/INTERTANKO networking lunch and seminar, held in co-operation with the Japan-BIMCO Committee, featured presentations by the Japanese Shipowners’ Association (JSA) Secretary General Mr. Yoshikiyo Ono, BIMCO President Mr. John Denholm, INTERTANKO’s Managing […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    BIMCO has appointed David Loosley as its new Secretary-General & CEO with effect from June 2020.

  • 27 May 2019

    HFW law firm has helped shipping association BIMCO draft an industry standard offshore decommissioning contact. The contract, DISMANTLECON, has been approved by BIMCO’s Documentary Committee and will be released at the end of June, along with guidance notes. It can be used for removal of any offshore field architecture, including pipelines, mattresses, manifolds, jackets, topsides, […]

  • 8 November 2017

    The container shipping industry will have to ride out a bumpy period amid an anticipated seasonal decline in volumes spilling into the first quarter of next year and growing supply of ships. According to BIMCO, handling this will be a recurring seasonal challenge. “Bearing in mind that freight rates are still dropping in mid-October, so striking the […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    International shipping association BIMCO has launched an anti-corruption clause for shipping contracts worldwide. According to the association, the new clause will give owners and charterers a contractual platform for cooperative action to resist demands for illegal payments from port officials and others. “BIMCO recognises the importance of a united approach by the shipping industry towards […]