Archive for the ‘International Chamber of Shipping’ Category

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

Separating Fact from Fiction: ICS Releases New Study on Seafarers and Digitalisation

Separating Fact from Fiction: ICS Releases New Study on Seafarers and Digitalisation
Cover imageSeafarers and Digital Disruption The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has released a new study conducted by the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) on behalf of ICS, regarding the potential effects of autonomous ships on the role of seafarers and the global shipping industry.  In...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans

ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans
Simon Bennett The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has recently published a new edition of its ‘Guidance for the Preparation and Implementation of Garbage Management Plans as Required by MARPOL Annex V’. This second edition is intended to help shipping companies comply with the latest requirements...
October 10th, 2018 | Books, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

ICS Announces new edition of Best Practice Safety Guide for Gas Carrier Operators

ICS Announces new edition of Best Practice Safety Guide for Gas Carrier Operators
Cover imageICS Gas Guide The global trade association for ship operators, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has announced that it will soon be publishing a new edition of the ICS Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas). The ‘ICS Gas Guide’ is the definitive industry best practice guidance...
September 24th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Gas, Gas Carriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Regulatory | Read More

ICS Launches Free Guidance on Preparing for 2020 Sulphur Cap

ICS Launches Free Guidance on Preparing for 2020 Sulphur Cap
Guy Platten Secretary General, ICS To assist shipping companies prepare for implementation of the UN IMO global sulphur cap for ships’ fuel oil, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has produced – free of charge – some comprehensive guidance on implementation planning, to help ensure compliance...
September 17th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

“Ships are not operating in a regulatory vacuum” says ICS Chairman…

“Ships are not operating in a regulatory vacuum” says ICS Chairman…
Esben Poulsson “ships are note operating in a regulatory vacuum” says ICS Chairman, at start of major UN negotiation on future ocean governance   At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing shipowners at the start of a major negotiation to...
September 5th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology | Read More

ICS Encouraged by IMO Progress on 2020 Global Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues

ICS Encouraged by IMO Progress on 2020 Global Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues
Peter Hinchliffe In a statement today, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is encouraged by efforts made by IMO Member States to resolve some pressing practical challenges ahead of the global implementation of the 0.5% sulphur in fuel cap on 1 January 2020. Speaking after an important...
July 17th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution | Read More

Reducing CO2 Emissions to Zero

Reducing CO2 Emissions to Zero
ICS Publishes New Insight into the ‘Paris Agreement for Shipping’ The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched a new publication to endorse the recent adoption by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) of its ambitious strategy for phasing-out CO2 emissions from the international...
July 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More