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Posted: 2 months ago

ICS: 400,000 seafarers stranded at sea and shore due to crew change crisis

A staggering number of seafarers is being impacted by the inability to carry out crew changes due to...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

ICS: Alarming reports of seafarers being denied medical evacuation as number of mariners needing crew changes hits 200,000

The International Chamber of Shipping is warning of reports of seafarers being denied medical evacua...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

150,000 seafarers in need of crew change

150,000 seafarers will be in need of crew change by May 15, according to the latest data compiled by...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

COVID-19: ICS, IAPH Urge G20 Leaders to Protect Maritime Sector, Global Supply Chains

ICS and IAPH have jointly called on G20 leaders to protect global supply chains from the impact of C...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

ICS, ITF Urge Govts to Ensure Uninterrupted Crew Changes and Keep World Trade Moving

ICS and ITF have urged governments to ensure uninterrupted crew changes amid the coronavirus crisis....

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

ICS: Issue of Crew Change Poses Serious Concern amid Coronavirus Crisis

The issue of crew change that has arisen due to the coronavirus should be of particular concern, ICS...

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Ships Violating IMO 2020 Face Serious Fines, Detention as Port Regimes Plan Rigorous Enforcement

Major port state regimes to rigorously enforce the IMO’s Sulphur 2020 from March 1st. ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

ICS: Coronavirus Costing Shipping Industry USD 350 Mln a Week

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

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

ICS: Ships Transiting Panama Canal May Face Over 30 Pct Price Hikes

Ships transiting the Panama Canal could face price hikes of over 30% by April 1, 2020, due to new ch...

Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Industry Should Be Aware of IMO 2020 Teething Problems

Teething problems are likely to happen when IMO 2020 first comes into effect on January 1, 2020. ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

UAE Shipping Association Joins International Chamber of Shipping

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

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

ICS to Incentivize International Shipping’s CO2 Reduction

Members of the ICS plan to take concrete steps to support further CO2 reduction by international shi...

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

Shipping Industry Concerned About Rise of Protectionist Measures

Shipowners expressed their concern over recent trade developments impacting the shipping sector.  ...

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

ICS, ASA and ECSA Commit to Deeper Collaboration

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

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

ICS Voices Concern over Mediterranean Migrant Rescue Incident

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

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

ICS: Oil Tanker Ban on BC’s North Coast Is a Hindrance to International Maritime Trade

Prohibiting large tankers on BC’s northern coast would interfere with international maritime t...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

ICS: FONARs Are Not a Free Pass to Use Non-Compliant Fuel

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

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

ICS: 2050 GHG Goal Cannot Be Achieved Using Fossil Fuels

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

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

Liner Industry Calls for Extension of Consortia Block Exemption

Liner shipping associations have asked the European Commission to extend the EU consortia block exem...

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

Deal Reached on Higher Seafarer Wages

Seafarers across the globe can look forward to higher wages. ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

ICS: International Trade Not a Zero-Sum Game

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

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

ICS Chairman: STCW Seafarer Training Regime Needs to Be Revised

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

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

ICS: Seafarers’ Jobs Not Threatened by Autonomous Ships

There will be no shortage of jobs for seafarers, as a result of the introduction of autonomous ships...

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

IMO Members Come to Grips with Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues

IMO working group has made some headway on the sulphur testing and verification issues. ...

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

ICS Clamps Down on Efficiency Indexing of Individual Ships

ICS voiced its fierce opposition to the concept of mandatory operational efficiency indexing of indi...

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

Merchant Ships Hostage of Italian Immigration Policy

Not allowing merchant ships to disembark migrants could have significant implications on trade in th...

Posted: over 2 years ago