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Gulf of Guinea, East Africa record increased pirate attacks in 2017  

BIMCO, others warn of increasing threats to vessels in Gulf of Guinea

  Major shipping groups including the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO and the...

BIMCO submits biofouling survey results to the IMO

BIMCO submits biofouling survey results to the IMO

  As biofouling is attracting an increasing amount of attention from states, shipowners, and port authorities around the world, BIMCO is continually working on...

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BIMCO proposes new regulations in fight against emissions

International shipping association BIMCO has introduced a new option that could help in the shipping industry’s quest to reduce its emissions. While limiting the speed...

BIMCO elects first female president in 114 years 

BIMCO elects first female president in 114 years 

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) on Tuesday elected the Managing Director of HI Kaptanoglu Shipping, Şadan Kaptanoğlu, as its new and first female...

BIMCO to open office in Athens 

BIMCO to open office in Athens 

Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), which is the largest international shipping association representing shipowners, has said on Wednesday that it will...

2020 sulphur cap will be a regulatory game changer, says ICS

BIMCO warns container lines of bankruptcy over IMO 2020 costs 

Against a backdrop of a gloomy outlook for container trades, an analyst with BIMCO, Peter Sand, has warned that failure by lines to pass increased fuel costs from the...

Gulf of Guinea, East Africa record increased pirate attacks in 2017  

How to end Gulf of Guinea piracy — BIMCO 

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...

U.S. wants IMO to implement 2020 sulphur cap rule in phases 

BIMCO unveils IMO 2020 sulphur clauses

BIMCO, the largest of the international shipping associations representing shipowners, has published two sulphur content-related bunker clauses dealing with general...

2018 a bad year for crude oil tankers – BIMCO 

2018 a bad year for crude oil tankers – BIMCO 

A historically bad crude oil tanker market is struggling to find solid support, BIMCO said in its latest report. Earnings for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) in the...

Trade war would harm global shipping – BIMCO 

Trade war would harm global shipping – BIMCO 

  A potential trade war, which could emerge on the back of US’ recently unveiled tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, would be harmful for the global shipping...

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Shipping will benefit from global economic growth, says BIMCO

By Jite Eriabie  Global economic growth in 2018 and 2019 will be highly beneficial for the container shipping industry, BIMCO has said in its macroeconomics shipping...

BIMCO: Pressure in tanker shipping market extends into 2018

Overcapacity, weak ‘trading demand’ and weak OPEC output have depressed the conditions that usually boost long hauls in the tanker shipping market,...