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Tag: BIMCO

COSCO-OOCL entity sets container industry closer to liner paradise

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Following a statement on July 9 for COSCO's and SIPG's acquisition of the Hong Kong-based OOIL, BIMCO estimates that this step "brings container industry one step closer to liner paradise". Based on existing fleet and orderbooks, the combined COSCO-OOCL entity would become the world’s third largest container carrier, overtaking its partner in the Ocean Alliance, CMA CGM.

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BIMCO sets course for digitalization

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Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of Common Progress, has been appointed as the new President of BIMCO revealing that digitalization will be one of the priorities on his agenda during his two-year presidential term. The new BIMCO President will also focus on reducing the administrative burden for shippers and on the efficient implementation of environmental regulations across the industry.

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Danger of loading of nickel ore from Philippines

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BIMCO has issued a cargo alert to its members to advise that loading of nickel ore from Philippines still poses danger. Therefore, best practices should be taken into consideration to prevent liquefaction incidents. Nickel ore is listed in the IMSBC Code as a Group A cargo that may liquefy.

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BIMCO launches latest guidance for charter negotiations

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Bimco informed that launched a new edition of Check Before Fixing, the tool that is used across the industry for daily chartering and shipping transactions. The 2017 edition includes the most recent legal developments and the guidance reflects increasing regulatory requirements, including current commercial practice and for the first time, including an important section on cyber security.

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New poster for cyber security launched

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BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore launched a new cyber security awareness poster at Singapore Maritime Week 2017. The aim of the poster is to provide basic information to shipboard personnel on their role and contribution to managing maritime cyber risks.

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BIMCO’s Road to Recovery for March 2017

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Peter Sand, BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst, talks about the latest update of BIMCO's Road to Recovery analysis of the shipping market, stating that, even if there has been a recent lift in freight rates certainly positive, there is still work to be done on the supply side. A significant level of demolition activity must be maintained, and increasing focus must also be on keeping slow steaming around.

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BIMCO, ICS start new venture for quality education

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ICS and BIMCO’s new initiative aims to combine BIMCO’s eLearning courses and the Institute’s global engagement with students. This is a major boost for young people in the industry, giving them greater access to quality education and improved standards in maritime centres across the globe.

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