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  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers has welcomed 200 new members at the annual meeting of its Controlling Council, held this year in Vancouver, Canada. In being formally elected to membership of the ICS, one of shipping’s oldest professional bodies, the candidates join an organisation of 25 branches, 18 teaching centres and 4,000 individuals which supports […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has resumed operations in Iran with the reopening of its Tehran office and agreements with the Iranian Classification Society (ICS) and Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Ministry of Roads & Urban Development in Iran.  ClassNK originally opened its Tehran office in December 2009 but closed it in 2012. In light of […]

  • 12 February 2019

    The shipping industry will not be able to achieve the 2050 GHG reduction target using fossil fuels, ICS said.

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    At a meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation (2- 6 July in London) the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents global shipowners and 80% of the world merchant fleet – will be opposing a proposal to establish a new recommended route for all ships in the Mozambique […]

  • 21 April 2015

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has dismissed the recent claim by the European environmental lobby group Transport and Environment (T&E) that modern ships are less CO2 efficient than those built over 20 years ago as ‘fanciful’. The study finds that bulk carriers, tankers, and container ships built in 2013 were on average 12. 8 […]

  • 29 March 2019

    ICS expresses concerns about the recent incident involving migrants on board El Hiblu 1. 

  • 9 October 2014

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and its member national shipowners’ associations are engaged in the final flurry of lobbying for removing implementation hurdles of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Ballast Water Management Convention. The Convention is expected to enter into force during 2016. “The global shipping industry, comprising about 70,000 ships, is expected to […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Comité Maritime International (CMI) – the international association for maritime lawyers – has joined forces with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Shipping Federation (ISF) – which represent the operators of over 80% of the world merchant fleet – to promote those key international maritime Conventions which they believe are vital […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing 80% of the world merchant fleet, has voiced concern about the proposed legislation by the Canadian Parliament on establishing a moratorium on the shipment of crude oil in the waters of Northern British Columbia. ICS believes that the legislation in question would interfere with international maritime trade. “Such a […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Planet Ocean ltd and its Canadian principal, the newly launched Ocean Sonics Ltd made a delivery of the very first ic-Listen-HF, High Frequency Smart Hydrophone to Dr Merin Broudic of Swansea University at a small ceremony on their stand at Oceanology International in London. The hand over was made by Mr Terry Sloane MD of […]

  • 8 February 2018

    Guy Platten is to take on the role of Secretary-General at the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Three trade associations sign MOU to enhance their cooperation on relevant maritime issues.

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the global trade association for shipowners, has written to the French Government to raise concerns about a new requirement for foreign shipowners to provide information to their French customers about CO2 emissions, using a detailed methodology that has not been discussed internationally. ICS believes that the unilateral application by […]

  • 26 December 2011

      ICS is advising shipping companies to ensure they comply with the Manila amendments to STCW, particularly in relation to seafarers’ rest hours and the more stringent requirements for preventing drug and alcohol abuse that will apply worldwide from January 1st 2012. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Shipping Federation (ISF) led […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Rules & Regulation

    The world’s national shipowner associations represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have urged the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to develop a timeline for the further reduction of the shipping sector’s Green House Gas (GHG) emissions as a response to the Paris Agreement on climate change. ICS has proposed that the details of a […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Ocean Sonics welcomes Kristen Kanes to the office in Great Village NS, while she completes a key stage of her orca research project. Kanes, a student working at Victoria BC’s Ocean Networks Canada Innovation Centre, holds an undergraduate degree in co-op Biology, and is now doing her Masters’ at the University of Victoria School of […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The judgement of the Spanish Supreme Court made in January 2016 in the Prestige oil spill case has raised fundamental questions as to whether it was reached in a fair trial, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said. The Supreme Court’s judgement was reached after just one day, without hearing any new evidence and in the […]

  • 1 December 2014

    The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is developing additional measures to reduce CO2 emissions from shipping, and the UN Climate Conference in Lima (December 1-12 ) needs to maintain its support for IMO as the principal forum for addressing emissions from maritime transport, which cannot be attributed to individual national economies, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) […]

  • 29 October 2014

    The rescue of all persons in distress at sea – including illegal migrants – is an obligation under international maritime law, as well as being a long established humanitarian duty, says the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). ICS said that its member commercial ship operators are involved on a daily basis in the rescue of refugees […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Shipping is the only industry with a mandatory global regime in place, agreed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to reduce its CO2 emissions, Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), said yesterday in his keynote speech at a conference in Liverpool, UK hosted by the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change […]

  • 25 November 2015

    Responding to the Sustainable Shipping Initiative’s concerns that measures being taken by shipping fall short of what is required to achieve the 2 degree climate change goal, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said that this misunderstands the approach already agreed at the UN negotiations on the obligations of different sectors of the global economy. “The […]