Sunday, September 12, 2021
Fisheye Photo of Ship Stern

World’s Shippers Are Earning The Most Money Since 2008

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) The global shipping industry is getting its biggest payday since 2008 as the combination of booming demand for goods and a global supply chain that’s collapsing...

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 3710

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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Piracy, Safety Risks Stoke Shipping’s Re-Think of Security

By Damian Shepherd (Bloomberg) — Some of the world’s largest shipping organizations are drafting a plan to deal with the changing nature of piracy and other maritime security risks, following recent...

August 18, 2021
Total Views: 1963

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Sabrina Chao Bimco
Maritime News

Sabrina Chao Takes Over BIMCO

Sabrina Chao takes over as the 45th President of BIMCO, the world’s largest direct entry shipping organization with 1,900 members in 120 countries representing 60% of the world cargo fleet....

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 2339

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Shipping Industry Stakeholders Launch Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy

A growing number of maritime companies have signed the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy, representing a call to action to help end to scourge of piracy against...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 1646

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Maritime News

Low Sulphur Fuel Sales Skyrocket at World’s Leading Bunkering Hub

The sale of low sulphur fuel skyrocketed at the world’s largest bunkering hub of Singapore ahead of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap deadline, BIMCO said in its first analysis of...

January 16, 2020
Total Views: 13

Thursday, October 3, 2019
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Maritime News

BIMCO Proposes Slow-Steaming Alternative to IMO

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shipping association Bimco has submitted a new proposal on regulating ships’ power to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) working group. The move is a...

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Maritime News

BIMCO Calls for Naval Action to Combat Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

Shipping association BIMCO is stepping up its calls for naval support to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea after an annual report the International Maritime Bureau shows that attacks...

January 23, 2019
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Maritime News

BIMCO Calls on EU, China and U.S. to Support Counter-Piracy Ops in Gulf of Guinea

The EU, China, and the U.S. need to step up their support of counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Guinea amid a scourge of attacks and kidnappings in the region,...

January 9, 2019
Total Views: 20

Monday, December 10, 2018
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Maritime News

BIMCO Publishes IMO 2020 Sulphur Clauses

International shipping association BIMCO has published two sulphur content-related bunker clauses dealing with general compliance and the transitional period for the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 global sulphur limit in marine...

December 10, 2018
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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Maritime News

Warm Welcome for BIMCO Cyber Security Clause for Shipping Contracts

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, is finalising a cyber security clause for charter party agreements and other contracts. The move follows a spate of...

December 4, 2018
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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Maritime News

BIMCO Adopts 2020 Bunker Clauses

International shipping association BIMCO has developed two new bunker clauses dealing with general compliance and the transitional period for the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 MARPOL requirements for the maximum sulphur...

November 13, 2018
Total Views: 5

Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Maritime News

BIMCO’s First 2020 Bunker Clause Fast-Tracked for October

International shipping association BIMCO is fast-tracking the publishing of its first clause related to the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 sulphur emission rules. BIMCO will produce several clauses dealing with specific...

September 27, 2018
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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Maritime News

BIMCO: US-China Trade War is All About the Eastbound Transpacific Trade Lane

When two of the world’s top trading partners, get entangled in a stand-off, where the outbreak of a trade war could become the extended tool of intense negotiations, we’d better...

May 9, 2018
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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Maritime News

New General Agency Agreement Aims to Reduce Shipping Disputes

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A new draft standard general agency agreement, covering a comprehensive list of functions contracted between shipowners and operators and ship agency firms, has been launched....

December 5, 2017
Total Views: 35

Thursday, February 2, 2017
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BIMCO: Record High Crude Oil Tanker Deliveries Add Instant Freight Rate Pressure

January 2017 already accounts for 22% of the crude oil tankers previous year’s total deliveries, due to tremendous VLCC delivery growth. (BIMCO) – On an unprecedented scale, 5.5m DWT of crude...

February 2, 2017
Total Views: 26

Thursday, January 5, 2017
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BIMCO: Shipping Industry Has Work Cut Out for Itself in 2017

(BIMCO) – The shipping industry has its work cut out going forward in 2017 as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast the lowest level of global GDP growth since 2009....

January 5, 2017
Total Views: 8

Monday, October 31, 2016
Maritime News

BIMCO: Update on Dry Bulk’s Road to Recovery

(BIMCO) – Back in May, BIMCO disclosed a projected “road to recovery” for the dry bulk shipping industry. The main message back then on what the dry bulk sector must...

October 31, 2016
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Maritime News

BIMCO: Best Year Ever for U.S. East Coast Container Imports

(BIMCO) – 2015 was a busy year for container traffic on the eastern coast of the US. 7.9 million TEU of loaded containers entered the US East Coast in 2015,...

February 17, 2016
Total Views: 21

Friday, January 22, 2016

BIMCO: A Miserable Start to a New Year

(BIMCO) – Dry Bulk Shipping: A Miserable Start to a New Year, Where the Market Struggles to Grow at All  Demand The global production of steel dropped in 2015 compared to...

January 22, 2016
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Maritime News

BIMCO: The Shipping Market in 2015 and Looking Forward

(BIMCO) — By Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst Global economy: menacing clouds in the sky cast a shadow on global economic developments 2015 never really took off, even though the global...

January 5, 2016
Total Views: 3