BIMCO Calls for 4th IMO GHG Study Based on Realistic GDP Growth 1

BIMCO Calls for 4th IMO GHG Study Based on Realistic GDP Growth

The association proposed that the GHG study does not include unrealistically high gross domestic product (GDP) growth projections to predict future transport demand – and thereby emissions – of the shipping industry. The proposal has been...
BIMCO Demands 4th IMO GHG Study Based On Realistic Economic Growth 2

BIMCO Demands 4th IMO GHG Study Based On Realistic Economic Growth

BIMCO has proposed that the Fourth International Maritime Organization (IMO) Greenhouse Gas Study does not include unrealistically high gross domestic product (GDP) growth projections to predict future transport demand – and thereby emissions – of the...
BIMCO: Only International Action Will Stop Increase In Piracy 3

BIMCO: Only International Action Will Stop Increase In Piracy

A fresh annual report from the International Maritime Bureau shows that attacks in West Africa pushed piracy numbers up in 2018. In terms of military and law enforcement, an international operation is not complicated, so what...
Polish Szczecin Becomes Top Bulk Terminal In New BIMCO Report 4

Polish Szczecin Becomes Top Bulk Terminal In New BIMCO Report

The best performing port, in BIMCO’s Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report 2018, is Szczecin in Poland. The report collected input from 144 ships covering 381 terminals. A total of 97% of the reports were rated as...
BIMCO: EU, China, US Need to Support Counter-Piracy in GoG 5

BIMCO: EU, China, US Need to Support Counter-Piracy in GoG

Around 40 ships have been attacked in the Gulf of Guinea in the past 12 months. Most recently, six seafarers were kidnapped from the MSC Mandy, which was on the way to Lagos, Nigeria. “We look...
BIMCO: Dry Bulk Demolition Takes a Nosedive in 2018 6

BIMCO: Dry Bulk Demolition Takes a Nosedive in 2018

A major factor behind this fall has been an almost total halt in Panamax demolition, which accounted for only 3%, while demolition in every ship segment decreased. In 2017 Panamax ships accounted for 23% of total...
BIMCO: Global Shipping on the Lookout for Future Growth 7

BIMCO: Global Shipping on the Lookout for Future Growth

Additionally, data from the IMF showed that advanced economies’ growth is on a downward trend and has been so since the mid-2000s. “Such a development affects every shipping sector across the globe – in different ways,...
BIMCO Publishes Improved Cyber Security Guidelines 8

BIMCO Publishes Improved Cyber Security Guidelines

“The industry will soon be under the obligation to incorporate measures to deal with cyber risks in the ship’s safety management system. This had not been tackled in the previous versions,” says Dirk Fry, chair of...
Cyber Security Survey Shows More Action Is Needed In The Industry – BIMCO 9

Cyber Security Survey Shows More Action Is Needed In The Industry – BIMCO

According to the survey, in which more than 350 individuals responded, more than a fifth reported that they had been the victim of an attack. In addition, 72% of these mentioning that their own company was...
BIMCO releases Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships 10

BIMCO releases Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships

Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) onboard ships are increasingly being networked together – and more frequently connected to the worldwide web, increasing the risk of unauthorized access or malicious attacks to ships’ systems and...