Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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...
Thursday, January 16, 2020
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...
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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,...
Monday, December 10, 2018
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018
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...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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....
Thursday, February 2, 2017
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...
Thursday, January 5, 2017
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....
Monday, October 31, 2016
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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,...
Friday, January 22, 2016
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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...
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Shipping Lines Pull Back from Yemen as Conflict Escalates
International shipping lines are being forced to scale back or suspend port calls to Yemen as the conflict gets worse, putting pressure on supplies of food as prices rise in local markets.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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