Archive for the ‘International Chamber of Shipping’ Category

ICS urges governments to see through major climate deal for international shipping

ICS urges governments to see through major climate deal for international shipping
Simon Bennett, The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) which represents the world’s national shipowner associations at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) says it is satisfied with progress made by governments on a draft GHG reduction strategy for international shipping. This will...
April 6th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations | Read More

Governments Need to Compromise or Risk Having No IMO Strategy At All

Governments Need to Compromise or Risk Having No IMO Strategy At All
Esben Poulsson Ahead of critical meetings at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) which commence on 3 April, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says that governments must compromise to help IMO agree an ambitious strategy for the further reduction of CO2 emissions by shipping that...
March 26th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

ICS publishes latest Flag State Performance Table with New Criteria Included

ICS publishes latest Flag State Performance Table  with New Criteria Included
.. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published the latest version of its Flag State Performance Table, which can be downloaded free of charge via the ICS website. http://www.ics-shipping.org/free-resources/flag-state-performance-table The Table provides a helpful indication of the performance...
March 15th, 2018 | Flags, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

ICS Appoints Guy Platten as New Secretary General

ICS Appoints Guy Platten as New Secretary General
Guy Platten Following an extensive and rigorous selection procedure, the Board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Guy Platten to the role of Secretary General. Esben Poulsson, ICS Chairman said: “This proved a difficult decision for us, as we...
February 8th, 2018 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, News, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@1,152: perplexed projections and expectations…

The BDI@1,152: perplexed projections and expectations…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 39 points since yesterday thanks to the as ever volatile Capers as well as to all other main indicised sizes… John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers on a triple digit downfall saw the BCI down 135 points and now at 1,613 pause a threat, needless to say...
January 31st, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Yemen Conflict Forces new security recommendations

Yemen Conflict Forces new security recommendations
Angus Frew, BIMCO’s CEO In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and Bab al-Mandeb. Shipowners and operators should be aware of new threat patterns in the area. The European...
January 24th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Safety and Security | Read More

Environmental Organisations and Shipping industry call for carriage ban on non-compliant fuel

Environmental Organisations and Shipping industry call for carriage ban on non-compliant fuel
Leading environmental organizations and the global shipping industry have joined in calling for an explicit prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels when the global 0.5% sulphur cap takes effect in 2020. IMO has agreed that from 1st January 2020 the maximum permitted sulphur content...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

ICS Chairman commends China’s positive engagement with IMO

ICS Chairman commends China’s positive engagement with IMO
Esben Poulsson The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Mr Esben Poulsson, has praised the positive role played by the Chinese Government in supporting the global regulatory framework for merchant shipping provided by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO). In his keynote...
December 6th, 2017 | Associations, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Bunker suppliers must prepare for the death of fossil fuels in shipping

Bunker suppliers must prepare for the death of fossil fuels in shipping
Simon Bennett ICS Director of Policy Marine bunker suppliers should anticipate that there may no longer be significant demand for fossil fuels from shipping within as little as 25 years, if not sooner, and that the sector is now on an inevitable trajectory towards a future of zero CO2 emissions. This...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Liberia strikes blow for global shipping with challenge to Brazilian court ruling

Liberia strikes blow for global shipping with challenge to Brazilian court ruling
Scott Bergeron The Liberian Registry, in co-operation with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has succeeded in helping the holder of a Liberian mortgage to overturn a decision of the Brazilian courts which, if left uncontested, could have had serious adverse legal and economic consequences...
November 20th, 2017 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Flags, International Chamber of Shipping, Legal, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipfinance | Read More

ICS and CMI update campaingn

ICS and CMI update campaingn
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – whose member national shipowner associations represent over 80% of the world merchant fleet, and the Comité Maritime International (CMI) – the international association for maritime lawyers, have released an updated brochure to promote the importance...
November 13th, 2017 | IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government, Regulatory | Read More

ICS encouraged by EU faith in UN IMO to further reduce shipping’s carbon emissions

ICS encouraged by EU faith in UN IMO to further reduce shipping’s carbon emissions
Simon Bennett,ICS Director of Policy and External Relations Speaking from the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, ICS Director of Policy, Simon Bennett, has commented on the provisional decision by the European Union not to include shipping within the full scope of the regional EU Emissions Trading...
November 9th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Shipping Industry ‘broadly satisfied’ with IMO progress on CO2 strategy – but much work still to be done

Shipping Industry ‘broadly satisfied’ with IMO progress on CO2 strategy – but much work still to be done
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), BIMCO, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO represented the global shipping industry throughout this week’s intensive discussions at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), which continued the development of a comprehensive CO2 reduction strategy for...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Organisations | Read More

Take your seat for the ICS International Shipping Conference

Take your seat for the ICS International Shipping Conference
Esben Poulsson, ICS Chairman speaking at the ICS International Shipping Conference Emissions, green shipping, manpower – the debate at the International Chamber of Shipping’s (ICS) conference last month was fast paced and at times controversial. With a capacity crowd, and a full LISW schedule there...
October 16th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

ICS Appoints New Marine Committee Chairman

ICS Appoints New Marine Committee Chairman
Martin Cresswell The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has appointed Mr Martin Cresswell, Technical Director of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association, as the new Chairman of the ICS Marine Committee.    He succeeds Peter Bond (Cyprus Shipping Chamber) who recently stood...
September 19th, 2017 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Person Profiles, Technical | Read More

The dangers of Volatility in the Markets and Geopolitics

The dangers of Volatility in the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas As predicted yesterday the market “improved” today following its midweek fall, an easy job to do being familiarised with volatility which enable us to foresee the asymmetrical behaviour of the indices. Geopolitics continue an erratic course. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI gained...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Shaping the Future of Shipping: ICS Launches New Brand

Shaping the Future of Shipping: ICS Launches New Brand
Esben Poulsson The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has used London International Shipping Week to launch a new brand identity, to better serve its important role as the global trade association for shipowners, representing national shipowners’ associations from 37 countries and over 80% of...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Top speakers tackle CO2 and compliance topics at ICS LISW2017 conference

Top speakers tackle CO2 and compliance topics at ICS LISW2017 conference
Peter Hinchliffe introducing the event London- The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the principal global trade association for shipowners, organised a one day conference at the magnificent premises of the British Library earlier today. The event was attended by a significant number of stakeholders...
September 13th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, News | Read More

ICS Chairman calls on all parties to ensure successful implementation of Ballast Convention

Esben Poulsson The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention will enter into force on 8 September 2017. “The industry may collectively need to spend around 100 billion U.S. dollars in order to install the new ballast water treatment systems that will be required...
September 6th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

1st Mare Forum Mykonos 2017

1st Mare Forum Mykonos 2017
The panel – on a l to r basis with Jannis Kostoulas, Philip Embirikos, George Gourdomichalis, George A. Tsavliris and George Gratsos and discussants Synthesis and Conclusions The 1st MARE FORUM MYKONOS was held in Mykonos on 1st September 2017. The event was created and organized by Mare Forum...
September 4th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Personal Training and Service Record Book’ Publication

Personal Training and Service Record Book’ Publication
Personal Training and Service Record Book ICS PUBLISHES NEW PERSONAL TRAINING AND SERVICE RECORD BOOK FOR SEAFARERS The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a new edition of its widely used Personal Training and Service Record Book, to help qualified seafarers and their employers maintain...
August 7th, 2017 | Associations, Books, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

What is Top of Your Agenda? ICS Addresses Key Issues at its International Shipping Conference 2017

What is Top of Your Agenda? ICS Addresses Key Issues at its International Shipping Conference 2017
IMO’S Secretary-General Kitack Lim The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will address some of the biggest concerns in modern shipping at its annual conference this year, to be held during London International Shipping Week (LISW). Secretary-General to the IMO, Kitack Lim, and ICS Chairman,...
July 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

High Seas Governance must take account of existing IMO framework

High Seas Governance must take account of existing IMO framework
Kiran Khosla At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing shipowners at a UN Preparatory Committee which is developing a new legal instrument, under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which will apply to ‘high seas’ areas...
July 12th, 2017 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2017 – Forecast for 2018

Intermodal Europe 2017 – Forecast for 2018
Sophie Ahmed The Container Shipping Industry Gathers to Forecast for 2018 After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth. Although there are still some key challenges to be faced in the coming months, the industry is showing...
July 11th, 2017 | Associations, Automobiles, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues

ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues
Simon Btennet Commenting on the outcome of last week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents the world’s national shipowners’ associations – says it is pleased with...
July 10th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Headlines, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution, Story of the Month | Read More