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Posted: 2 days ago

UN adopts resolution on key worker status of seafarers

The United Nations has adopted a resolution that calls on its members to designate seafarers and oth...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 2 days ago
Posted: 8 days ago

Shipping bodies urge Jeff Bezos to take a stand for stranded seafarers

The leaders of the major shipping bodies are calling on the Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to take a stand fo...

Posted: 8 days ago
Posted: 11 days ago

IMO agrees to further evaluate $5 billion R&D fund proposal

The IMO member states have agreed to give further consideration to the industry-led proposal for the...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 11 days ago
  • long read
Posted: 21 days ago

Trillions of dollars risk being stranded without a global R&D fund to decarbonize

Trillions of dollars could be misallocated if member states of the International Maritime Organizati...

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  • Research & Development
Posted: 21 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Nixon: We are ready to self tax as an industry, but within a uniform standard

Introduction of a carbon levy in the shipping industry must be done in a uniform, transparent and fa...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 2 months ago

How has going under the radar for the shipping industry backfired today?

The shipping industry is faced with one of the greatest humanitarian crises in years, affecting over...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

ICS calls out irresponsible manning agencies for breaching protocols as crew-change crisis hits 500,000 seafarers

Reports of non-compliance with strict crew change protocols, resulting in seafarers testing positive...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 4 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 4 months ago
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The declining attractiveness of working at sea: Where do we go from here?

The maritime sector is the backbone of the global supply chain, with 90 per cent of the world trade,...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

ICS: Non-conformity incidents dropped by 25% over the past year

Non-conformity incidents with the IMO and ILO regulations on board ships have dropped by 25% over th...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Shipping Associations Seek Diplomatic Solution for Strait of Hormuz

EU member states are urged to work with Iranian authorities to de-escalate the situation. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

ICS: 10 Years after Downturn, Oversupply Still a Major Challenge

Avoiding overcapacity and unsustainably low freight rates is still a major challenge, ICS Deputy Sec...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

ICS: Compliant Fuels May Need to Be Ordered as of Mid-2019

ICS: Shipping companies may need to start ordering compliant fuels from as early as the middle of 20...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

ICS: Hong Kong Convention’s Entry into Force Is Critical

Shipowners have reaffirmed commitment to the Hong Kong Convention and the need for a global solution...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

ICS: Carbon Targets for Shipping Only Possible with ‘Zero CO2’ Fuels

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

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

ICS Fears ‘Sulphur Cap Chaos’ in 2020

ICS fears ‘sulphur cap chaos’ unless IMO resolves issues concerning its succesful implem...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Pressure Mounts on IMO to Set CO2 Reduction Targets

Governments will have to compromise on the reduction of CO2 emissions by shipping. ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ICS: Bunker Suppliers Face Death of Fossil Fuels in Shipping

As the shipping sector sails towards a future of zero CO2 emissions, marine bunker suppliers could s...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ICS: EU Decision to Revise EU ETS Demonstrates Faith in IMO

The recent decision by the European Union not to include shipping within the full scope of the regio...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ICS: Zero Carbon Shipping Future Achievable

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has a vision of zero CO2 emissions from shipping in the ...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ICS: Canadian Oil Tanker Moratorium Act a Draconian Step

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing 80% of the world merchant fleet, has voice...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ICS: BWM Convention Compliance Comes with USD 100 Bn Price Tag

The shipping industry may collectively need to spend around USD 100 billion in order to install the ...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ITF: Bramco 1 Crew Still Left High and Dry

The crew of the Bahrain-flagged oil products tanker Bramco 1 has been faced with a two-year ordeal h...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ICS Calls On IMO to Delay Implementation of BWMC for Existing Ships

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)  has urged the International Maritime Organization (IMO)...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ICS: Shipping Holds Firm to CO2 Reduction Despite US Withdrawal from Paris Accord

The decision of the President Trump on US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement will have no impact on...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ICS: Shipping Vulnerable to Regional Action on Cutting CO2

Unless the International Maritime Organization (IMO) makes significant progress as part of its CO2 r...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ICS Lambastes Calls to Include Shipping into EU Emissions Trading System

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says that a unilateral decision by the European Union to...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago