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  • 24 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Instrument Concepts Inc., a leading Canadian company in ocean scienceinnovation, is launching its latest new product in family of acoustic sensing devices – icLISTEN LF with Ethernet. The product will be showcased at this year’s Ocean Business in Southampton, UK, April 5-7, 2011. “With the addition of the Ethernet link, the icLISTEN LF becomes the […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents all sectors and trades and over 80% of the global shipping industry, and leads shipowner representation at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Legal Committee, has expressed strong support for the agreement reached by IMO this week to increase the limits of liability under the Limitation of Liability […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The UXO consultancy firms NjordIC and UXO Intelligence have agreed to join forces and resources for desk studies and historical research. The cooperation covers the global UXO market with exception of the Dutch waters. “Thanks to our combined network, experience, commitment and impressive amount of archive material NjordIC and UXOIntelligence are able to offer a […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents all sectors and trades and over 80% of the world merchant fleet, has called on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to address some critical issues concerning the imminent implementation of the IMO Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention. Despite delays by governments with respect to ratification, the 2004 […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its annual Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table, warning that there are a number of  smaller flag states that still have considerable work to do, and shipowners may wish to think very carefully about using such flags.  The largest of these is Tanzania, but Mongolia, Moldova, Cambodia and […]

  • 7 July 2014

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – in co-operation with a wide coalition of international shipping organisations – has submitted an important paper to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that proposes a means of overcoming the serious implementation problems associated with the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention.   The industry paper suggests solutions to these […]

  • 18 December 2014

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Ballast Water Management Convention, which has still not yet entered into force having been adopted more than 10 years ago.  According to the new position,  ICS will no longer “discourage governments that […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents over 80% of the world merchant fleet, has welcomed the acknowledgment by governments at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that there will be significant problems with the implementation of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention. However, ICS feels that the type-approval process for expensive new treatment equipment […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The global trade association for the shipping industry, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has called for all future proposals for environmental regulation that impact on ships to be subjected to a full and proper cost benefit analysis before adoption by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). ICS is using the occasion of IMO World Maritime […]

  • 3 June 2016

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has elected a new chairman, Esben Poulsson (Singapore), who will succeed Masamichi Marooka (Japan) who has decided to stand down after four years in office.  Being at the helm of this association, Poulsson is to serve as a representative of the global shipping industry, overseeing its liaison with its regulators […]

  • 10 December 2014

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new Guidance on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea in response to the continuing crisis in the Mediterranean, necessitating commercial ships to rescue tens of thousands of migrants and refugees during 2014. ICS Secretary General, Peter Hinchliffe said that the scale of the crisis involving thousands of people […]

  • 1 July 2014

    Guidelines to help shipowners comply with a new International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulation requiring ship-specific plans and procedures for the recovery of persons from the water were launched yesterday by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the global trade association for shipowners. Under the new SOLAS Regulation, from July 1st, 2014 all ships are required […]

  • 29 June 2015

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has voiced serious concern about the potentially protectionist approach being taken by the U.S. with respect to the future transport of energy exports, despite the signal of the US Congress from last week that it would approve major free trade deals with Asia and Europe. “International ship operators, represented by ICS, […]

  • 3 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    RBG has enhanced its subsea service capability with the launch of two purpose-built dive intervention craft (IC). The launch was announced by RBG’s new Marine & Subsea director, Roddy James, who joined the company in October 2011 from STS having previously served as global account director, oil & gas. In his new role, Mr James […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Newly-released figures from the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) reveal that a record number of shipping professionals around the world are choosing to sit the institute’s exams. At a time when the industry is entering the early stages of recovery, the continued rise in numbers of students sitting the exams – and their increasingly diverse […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), yesterday in Manila, launched a new web-based information resource to assist shipping companies to implement the International Labour Organization (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). The ILO MLC entered into force worldwide in August although, in practice for many ships, full certification including the preparation of Documents of Maritime Labour Compliance […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      RBG has enhanced its subsea service capability with the launch of two purpose-built dive intervention craft (IC). The launch was announced by RBG’s new Marine & Subsea director, Roddy James, who joined the company in October 2011 from STS having previously served as global account director, oil & gas. In his new role, Mr […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has raised concerns with governments about preparations worldwide for issuing tens of thousands of seafarers with new certificates for security-related training by 1 January, as required by the 2010 amendments to the IMO Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW 2010). In a written submission […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has made an important written submission to the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) suggesting a possible way forward with respect to complex discussions about additional global regulations to further reduce CO2 emissions from merchant ships. In particular, ICS wishes to ensure the primacy of a global IMO framework […]

  • 19 June 2017

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)  has urged the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to back the proposal from a broad coalition of governments that would result in postponing the implementation dates for installing new ballast water treatment systems.   “If this pragmatic proposal is agreed, this would allow shipping companies to identify and invest in far […]

  • 5 May 2016

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) plans to push for an improvement on the present system of the York Antwerp Rules of General Average in the proposed revision during the Comité Maritime International (CMI) Conference, being held in New York this week. Furthermore, the ICS said that it intends to secure that the revision “does not touch on fundamental principles” of […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Pressing challenges associated with the need for ships trading to Emission Control Areas, in North America and Europe, to switch to low sulphur fuel, and the serious implementation problems that will be created by the eventual entry into force of the IMO Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, were a hot topic at the last week’s […]