- Canada - Carrier Codes and Conveyance Arrival Messages
In March 2013, the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) launched a new electronic system as part of the implementation of eManifest. Marine carriers or authorize...
- BIMCO Intervention works!
On 23 January, acting on behalf of an agent member of BIMCO, we contacted an owner who had left a balance on disbursements in the amount of EUR 1,700 outstandin...
- Watchkeeper: Defining the “eco” ship
What on earth do we mean when we use the word “sustainable?” It is a term that is bandied about endlessly; part of the language of environmentalism that has int...
- Feature: A costly lack of control
On the bridge of the bulk carrier the Master was talking on the telephone to the Chief Engineer while the pilot was wondering why the ship was losing speed.
- IMO update and reminders
Members are reminded that the Revised Guidelines for the maintenance and inspection of fire protection systems and appliances covered by the IMO circular MSC.1/...
- IMO - MEPC 65 Closure Brief
Among the many agenda items discussed, the following were the most important items, which were all debated at length during the meeting:
- BIMCO represented at Liberty Congress on 20 June 2013 in Piraeus
Under the heading “Enhancing Co-operation and Sharing Responsibility” the Liberty Congress will be held on 20 June 2013 on board the SS Hellas Liberty in Piraeu...
- BIMCO EEDI Calculator updated. Ro-Ro Cargo, Passenger ships, correction fa...
The Calculator is updated with new ship types Ro/Ro Cargo Ship and Ro/Ro Passenger Ship. New correction factor for General CargoShip has also been included. Fol...
- Feature: Chemship rebound put back once more
Last Summer, chemical tanker operators were looking forward to seeing a glimpse of light at the end of what promised to be quite a long tunnel.
- Whit Monday Holiday
The Secretariat will be closed on Monday 20 May 2013 for Whit Monday holiday.