Thursday, November 3, 2022

BIMCO Drafts Emissions Trading Scheme Allowances Clause for Time Charter Parties

By Ira Breskin – BIMCO, which provides most standard ship charter parties or leasing contracts, recently drafted a clause that makes charterers

November 3, 2022
Total Views: 689

Saturday, July 23, 2022
Tanker docks at marine terminal

Shrinking Oil Tanker Fleet May Deepen The Energy Crisis

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A dwindling oil tanker fleet could deepen the global energy crisis over the next three years as energy companies try to increase

July 23, 2022
Total Views: 10999

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Stakeholders Lay Out Strategy to Eliminate Gulf of Guinea Piracy

The Government of Nigeria and a coalition of global shipping industry orgnizations have launched a new strategy to end the scourge of piracy, armed robbery,

July 21, 2022
Total Views: 1833

Thursday, March 10, 2022
Tanker new york harbor

Tanker Chartering Documents: Safe Berths, Waiting Time and Elephants in the Room

Discussions about charter parties can be fairly dry…unless the subject is tanker chartering. The Society of Maritime Arbitrators (SMA), based in New York,

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 2786

Monday, March 7, 2022
ship loads grain at the port of Odessa, Ukraine

Ukraine Uncertainties Cause Divergent Views for Shipping Markets

With the continued fighting in the Ukraine, and the uncertainties surrounding sanctions, port closings, embargoes, and other disrupters, the shipping markets

March 7, 2022
Total Views: 3568

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

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 3764

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
ship private security

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

August 18, 2021
Total Views: 2081

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

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 2384

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

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 1696

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

January 16, 2020
Total Views: 25

Thursday, October 3, 2019
container shipping
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

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 61

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
somali piracy
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

January 23, 2019
Total Views: 46

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

January 9, 2019
Total Views: 28

Monday, December 10, 2018
ship emissions
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

December 10, 2018
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
ships in port
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

December 4, 2018
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
container ship
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

November 13, 2018
Total Views: 6

Thursday, September 27, 2018
ship emissions
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

September 27, 2018
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
cosco shipping at port of long beach
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

May 9, 2018
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
cargo ship at sea
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

December 5, 2017
Total Views: 41

Thursday, February 2, 2017
vlcc supertanker

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) –

February 2, 2017
Total Views: 78