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International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships
Guidelines for Shipowners to Avoid Age Discrimination On Board Ships International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships Age discrimination is no joke, and can affect individuals of all ages in any field of work. The shipping industry is no different. The ILO...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Books, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

“Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” 2

“Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” 2
Dimitris J. Fafalios “Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” 2 Joint Media Release – 18 December 2019 “Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” The global maritime transport industry has submitted a proposal...
December 18th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions

Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions
. Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions Global shipping sector announces $5billion R&D fund to eliminate CO2 emissions • The international shipping community has today announced plans to form a new non-governmental Research & Development organisation to pave...
December 18th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, BIMCO, Emissions, Environment, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation

Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation
Simon Bennett, Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation Today at COP 25, the UN Climate Change Conference, in Madrid, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), and the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE) organised...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC)

Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC)
Guy Platten Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC) LONDON, 29th NOVEMBER – The Indian government has ratified the HKC, significantly...
November 29th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review

Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review
Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has published 2018-19 statistics from its international helpline for seafarers and their families, SeafarerHelp, as part of its first annual review. ISWAN...
November 25th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

ECSA: “IMO Intersessional Working Group meeting was good and fruitful preparatory work”

ECSA: “IMO Intersessional Working Group meeting was good and fruitful preparatory work”
Martin Dorsman ECSA: “IMO Intersessional Working Group meeting was good and fruitful preparatory work” To rectify statements put forward by organisations such as the Clean Shipping Coalition, ECSA stresses the IMO’s Intersessional Working Group meeting that took place this week in London...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo

Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo
From the Tripartite 2019 – pic credits MND Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo Over 90 representatives from ship builders, ship owners and classification societies met in Tokyo on the 17th and 18th October at the 2019 Tripartite Forum. This year, the participants acknowledged that...
November 11th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,855 points; on a weekly basis the losses were 69 points – from 1,924 (11/10). The Wets losses were substantial. As for the Geopolitics: couldn’t...
October 18th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020

Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020
. IMO. Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020 Member States and industry stakeholders outline their readiness – and highlight challenges – for sulphur 2020 implementation.  More…    From 1 January 2020, sulphur oxide emissions from ships will be reduced...
October 18th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

ICS Announces Sponsors for its Flagship Conference 2019

ICS Announces Sponsors for its Flagship Conference 2019
ICS Announces Sponsors for its Flagship Conference 2019 The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is delighted to announce the first sponsors for the ICS Flagship Conference Setting Course for 2050: Powering World Trade, on Wednesday September 11, 2019 at the British Library. Lloyd’s Register; The...
August 14th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls

Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls
Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is conducting a public consultation on a proposal to adjust the Panama Canal tolls for containerships, vehicle carriers, dry bulk carriers, tankers, chemical...
July 30th, 2019 | International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz

International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz
Guy Platten International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is receiving reports that a British registered vessel – Stena Impero – has been diverted from its original course in the Strait of Hormuz...
July 19th, 2019 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Military, Tankers | Read More

ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19

ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19
Guy Platten ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19 The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will challenge the shipping industry and policymakers to face the reality of powering global trade without the use of fossil fuels in its 2019 International Shipping Conference Setting...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

ICS – Six Months’ Countdown to the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’

ICS – Six Months’ Countdown to the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’
Guy Platten ICS Secretary General  ICS – Six Months’ Countdown to the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’ With six months to go until the implementation of the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’ the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued updated guidance to help shipowners comply...
July 1st, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over tanker attacks

International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over tanker attacks
Guy Platten International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over tanker attacks The Board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has expressed concern at the serious incidents involving the Marshall Islands flagged ship Front Altair and the Panama flagged Kokuka Courageous, in the Gulf of...
June 13th, 2019 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Shipowners’ Global Trade Association Launches Annual Review

Shipowners’ Global Trade Association Launches Annual Review
Cover – ICS Annual Review Shipowners’ Global Trade Association Launches Annual Review In advance of its AGM in the Faroe Islands next week, the global trade association for shipowners, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has launched its Annual Review 2019, providing in-depth insight...
June 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access
Guy Platten New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access A new survey from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) reveals that not only is internet access for seafarers for personal use on board ships...
May 15th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments

Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments
Simon Bennett Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments Major shipowners’ associations also give full support to the World Trade Organization. A delegation from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) and the European Community...
May 14th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 20 points at 1,031 “thanks” to the unprecedented Capes’ surge. The Geopolitical situation contains to many dangerous issue which will soon prove detrimental for all; John Faraclas’ May Day Mayday...
May 1st, 2019 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Industry supports the IMO’s new anti-corruption agenda

Industry supports the IMO’s new anti-corruption agenda
Guy PlattenICS Secretary General Industry supports the IMO’s new anti-corruption agenda The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to address maritime corruption by including this important issue in its work programme for the Facilitation Committee. The decision to include an anti-corruption...
April 15th, 2019 | Associations, Corruption, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations | Read More

Oversupply Still Major Challenge Warns ICS

Oversupply Still Major Challenge Warns ICS
The Global Maritime Summit 2019 is organised in partnership with the Turkish Chamber of Shipping Oversupply Still Major Challenge Warns ICS Speaking in Istanbul, Simon Bennett, Deputy Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) warned today that avoiding overcapacity and unsustainably...
April 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean

Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean
Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean The Round Table of international shipping associations plus the OCIMF representing the global shipping and oil industry have announced the geographic boundaries of the ‘High Risk Area’ for piracy in the Indian Ocean...
March 8th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Sulphur and Greenhouse gas reduction priority for ICS

Esben Poulsson “The 2020 global sulphur cap will be the regulatory game changer of the decade with profound implications for the economics of shipping” believes Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson. “But there are even more profound changes to come. We are rapidly...
February 11th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime

ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime
Esben Poulsson Speaking in Manila, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, has called for a comprehensive revision of the IMO STCW Convention which governs global standards for the training and certification of around two million merchant seafarers.   STCW was reviewed...
November 6th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Maritime Education and Training | Read More