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  • 29 May 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    The International Chamber of Shipping is warning of reports of seafarers being denied medical evacuation or access to ports despite serious medical conditions, describing the practice unacceptable. “We’re receiving alarming reports of seafarers who are suffering from serious medical injury such as a stroke, be denied medical evacuation for over 4 days. This is simply […]

  • 22 September 2015

    The global shipping industry is already delivering carbon neutral growth having reduced total CO2 emissions by more than 10% since 2007, despite an increase in maritime trade, according to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). CO2 emissions from international shipping now represent just 2.2% of the world’s total CO2 emissions compared to 2.8% in 2007 (UN […]

  • 22 September 2015

    The global shipping industry is already delivering carbon neutral growth having reduced total CO2 emissions by more than 10% since 2007, despite an increase in maritime trade, according to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). CO2 emissions from international shipping now represent just 2.2% of the world’s total CO2 emissions compared to 2.8% in 2007 (UN […]

  • 25 May 2018

    The CO2 reduction targets for 2050 can only be delivered with the global rollout of zero CO2 fuels, ICS said.

  • 25 September 2019
    Rules & Regulation

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

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    ICS: The possibility for shipowners to be issued with a FONAR should not be regarded as a ‘free pass’.

  • 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 […]

  • 26 February 2020

    Coronavirus outbreak is estimated to be costing the shipping industry USD 350 million a week.

  • 29 March 2019

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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

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

  • 13 November 2018

    Challenging of the proven benefits of multilateralism in global trade by the U.S. could pose serious threats.

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The shipping industry could only be environmentally sustainable if it is economically sustainable as well, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) told the OECD Working Party on Shipbuilding in Paris. “The perennial challenge facing shipowners is overcapacity, aided and abetted by government subsidies and support measures that encourage shipyards to produce ships that are surplus to […]

  • 16 February 2017

    After the European Parliament voted to include CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) voiced their opposition to the move.    Along with the inclusion of shipping in the ETS, the parliament also voted in favor of the […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The recent International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreement on a CO2 Road Map for shipping is a significant decision giving further impetus to the substantial CO2 reductions that are already being delivered by the global industry, according to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). “We are very optimistic that initial CO2 reduction objectives can now be […]

  • 8 February 2018

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

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the International Maritime Organization’s Ballast Water Management Convention is set to enter into force in September 2017, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has urged IMO Member States to finalize the revision of the G8 Type Approval Guidelines for treatment systems. “We must ensure that shipowners can have absolute confidence that the expensive equipment they will soon […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    The previous major overhaul of the STCW regime was last undertaken by IMO member states over 25 years ago.

  • 4 May 2020
    Human Capital

    150,000 seafarers will be in need of crew change by May 15, according to the latest data compiled by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC). This number is up by 50% from 100,000 when ICS first highlighted the problem with national governments and the G20. The staggering figure […]