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  • 22 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    To coincide with its Annual General Meeting, in Queensland Australia, on 24-25 May, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest Annual Review of maritime policy and regulatory developments. Copies are being distributed free of charge via ICS’s 36 member national shipowners’ associations which, through ICS, collectively represent all sectors and trades and […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing national shipowners’ associations from 35 nations and over 80% of the world merchant fleet, recently met in London. IMO Ballast Water Management Convention – ICS Still has Serious Concerns about Type-Approval Standards for New Treatment Equipment The ICS Board agreed that ICS will […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping has announced that it will be making its publications on best practices for shipping companies available as eBooks. ICS will be using the eReader technology developed by Witherby Seamanship Group (WPG), which is now being widely used by many other bodies producing maritime publications, including the International Maritime Organization (IMO). […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its latest ‘Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table’. ICS Director External Relations, Simon Bennett explained “The ICS table is intended to encourage shipowners to maintain a dialogue with their flag administrations to help bring about any improvements that might be necessary in the interests of safety, the […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    In advance of next week’s meeting of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has suggested a number of steps by which IMO Member States might address implementation problems associated with the Ballast Water Management Convention, which has yet to enter into force. As previously highlighted in a submission […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest Annual Review of maritime policy and regulatory developments, in advance of its Annual General Meeting, which is being hosted by the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association in Oslo from 5-7 June. The 2013 Annual Review, which covers the wide-ranging scope of ICS’s activities as the world’s principal […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowners’ associations represent all sectors and trades and over 80% of the world merchant fleet, met in London on 6 February. Piracy ICS members reviewed the continuing threat to shipping from Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Noting that the capability […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has commented on the suggestion of a carbon charge for shipping made by the International Transport Forum, a think-tank affiliated to the OECD, saying that it questions why international shipping should accept a carbon price of USD 25 per tonne of CO2, as proposed by the ITF. This would be […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    UAESA said it would use its membership to serve as a voice for the Middle East.

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), which starts on 31 March, will seek to make progress on the development of a global system of monitoring and reporting of CO2 emissions from ships. This is supported by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) which has made a detailed submission on the issue to the MEPC […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its latest ‘Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table’ which can be downloaded from the homepage of the ICS website. ICS Director External Relations, Simon Bennett explained: “Our table is intended to encourage shipowners to maintain a dialogue with their flag administrations to effect any improvements that might […]

  • 23 November 2010

    2nd award in 2 months for unique system that monitors performance, controls operation of grey waste, fresh & bilge water pumps Watch the video: www.youtube.com/whalepumps MANCHESTER CENTER, VERMONT (USA) – For the second time in as many months, Whale Water Systems has been recognized for its new Intelligent Control™ (IC), innovative electronic control circuitry that […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a fully updated edition of the definitive industry guidance on the safe operation of chemical tankers. The new edition of the ICS Tanker Safety Guide (Chemicals) replaces the previous edition issued in 2002. ICS recommends that a copy is carried on board every tanker engaged in the carriage […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) representing national shipowners’ associations from the Americas, Asia and Europe met in London last week. Issues discussed included: the development by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) of a global mechanism for the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions; the entry into force […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ICS Welcomes Progress by Governments to help improve Navigational safety in Malacca/Singapore Straits. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents 80% of the world merchant fleet, has welcomed the outcome of an important meeting between governments to advance navigational safety in the strategically vital Malacca and Singapore Straits, where there are about 70,000 transits […]

  • 21 June 2012

    At the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris today (Thursday 21 June) the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will call on governments to resume negotiations on a new global agreement to eliminate market distorting measures from shipbuilding. Speaking to governments attending an important OECD Working Party, ICS, on behalf of the world’s […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    At its Annual General Meeting in Port Douglas, Queensland, today (25 May), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) elected a new Chairman, Mr Masamichi Morooka (Japan). ICS is the principal international trade association for shipowners, with a membership comprising national shipowners’ associations from 36 countries representing all sectors and trades and over 80% of the […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has agreed that the shipping and bunker refining industries should work to the possibility that the global 0.5% sulphur in fuel cap, required by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), is more likely to be implemented worldwide from 2020, rather than 2025. Annex VI of the IMO MARPOL Convention allows […]

  • 19 May 2015

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced its fears that the unilateral stance taken at last week’s IMO MEPC meeting by the United States regarding the progress on ballast water implementation problems may actually have the opposite effect. ICS believes that shipowners can now have increased confidence that, when the Convention enters into force, ships which […]

  • 19 October 2011

    Navigation safety and environmental protection in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore could further improve following a detailed investigation into accident reports by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). ICS (as part of a wider initiative being undertaken by the Round Table of international shipping associations) has conducted a survey of incident reports which it […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new guidance for shipowners on how shipping companies and crews can implement an effective ‘safety culture’. The new ICS Guidelines, being distributed free of charge throughout the industry, were launched at a reception today, sponsored by ICS, for Governments attending the IMO Symposium on the Future of […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    At a Summit in Oslo on 5 June, Board Members of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) met with Ministers from major shipping nations and the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to discuss Arctic Shipping. The Oslo 2013 Maritime Summit, coordinated by the Norwegian Government and attended by Ministers and senior officials […]