Archive for the ‘International Chamber of Shipping’ Category

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

IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates

IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates
Peter Hinchliffe The global shipping industry – as represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – has urged its global regulator, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to back a carefully crafted proposal, from a broad coalition of governments, concerning the implementation...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Regulatory | Read More

Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy

Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy
Patrick Verhoeven Following the decision of the United States to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) encourage the intention of the European Union and the People’s Republic of China...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, European Union, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference
Simon Bennett The high level United Nations Ocean Conference (5-9 June), organised by the UN General Assembly, opens today in New York. On Tuesday 6 June, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will explain that the global shipping industry is fully committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goal...
June 5th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ICS Commits Shipping to Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives

ICS Commits Shipping to Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives
Esben Poulsson At its AGM in Istanbul, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) agreed to urge the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to adopt some dramatic CO2 reduction objectives – on behalf of the international shipping sector as a whole – in order to match the ambition of the Paris...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Major upgrade to ISF Watchkeeper simplifies work hour record keeping

Major upgrade to ISF Watchkeeper simplifies work hour record keeping
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and IT Energy have announced the launch of the latest release of their acclaimed ISF Watchkeeper software – ISF Watchkeeper 3.5 – developed for maintaining records of individual seafarers’ work hour records, as required by IMO and ILO regulations, and...
May 9th, 2017 | Associations, HR, ILO, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation | Read More

ICS launches 2017 annual review

ICS launches 2017 annual review
All you need to know about shipping but were afraid to ask: ICS launches 2017 annual review The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its latest Annual Review, ahead of the ICS Annual General Meeting in Istanbul next week.  The ICS Annual Review 2017 can be accessed free of charge via...
May 3rd, 2017 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Reports | Read More

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector
ICS Chairman Esben Poulsson, the Secretary-general of the IMO Kitack Lim and the Economists interviewer The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2reduction strategy...
February 24th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution | Read More

ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table

ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest Flag State Performance Table which can be downloaded free of charge via the ICS website.   See www.ics-shipping.org/docs/flag-state-performance-table The ICS Table provides an annual overview of the performance of the world’s flag...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Flags, International Chamber of Shipping, News | Read More

Remember the Seafarers, says ICS

Remember the Seafarers,  says ICS
Peter Hinchliffe As we sit down with family and friends to enjoy the good things that the festive season will bring, Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) asks us to spare a thought for those men and women who make it possible.  “I am talking specifically...
December 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Communication, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More