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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
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Shipping

International Chamber of Shipping Launches Effort to Combat Harassment and Bullying in Maritime

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing over 80% of the world’s shipowners and operators, has launched a set of industry principles in

February 21, 2024
Total Views: 1085

Monday, February 5, 2024
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Shipping

Shipping Industry Issues Revised Guidance for Navigating Southern Red Sea

A group of prominent shipping associations have released revised security guidance for navigating the Southern Red Sea and Gulf of Aden in response to a series

February 5, 2024
Total Views: 5048

Monday, October 9, 2023
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Shipping

New Data Collection Tool Could Help Steer CII Improvements

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched a new data collection system to help steer improvements to the new Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII). 

October 9, 2023
Total Views: 577

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
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Shipping

UN Adopts Landmark High Seas Treaty

After nearly two decades of negotiations, the UN’s 193 Member States have adopted a legally binding marine biodiversity agreement covering two thirds of

June 20, 2023
Total Views: 1360

Thursday, May 25, 2023
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Shipping

International Chamber of Shipping Urges Governments to Set Course for Net Zero Future

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing the global shipping industry, is urging governments at the UN’s International Maritime

May 25, 2023
Total Views: 717

Friday, March 31, 2023
EU Will Continue to Recognize Filipino Seafarer Training and Certification
Shipping

EU Will Continue to Recognize Filipino Seafarer Training and Certification

European Commission decision reinforces the crucial role Filipino seafarers play in global shipping and trade. The European Commission announced today that it

March 31, 2023
Total Views: 1658

Friday, December 9, 2022
Shipping emissions
Environment

ICS: To Reach Net Zero in Shipping, ‘The Hard Work Starts Now’

IMO member states seem on track to adopt a more stringent greenhouse gas reduction target that would align shipping with the Paris Agreement on climate change.

December 9, 2022
Total Views: 581

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
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Shipping

Industry-Union Pact to Continue Work Post Pandemic

Unions representing seafarers and maritime employer groups entered into a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to continue their working relationship

December 7, 2022
Total Views: 569

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Environment

New ICS Proposal Would Reward ‘First Movers’ Using Low Emission Fuels

A shipping industry group representing 80% of the world’s commercial ships is proposing a global carbon emissions reduction fund to reward “first

October 26, 2022
Total Views: 1866

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Stakeholders Lay Out Strategy to Eliminate Gulf of Guinea Piracy
Shipping

Stakeholders Lay Out Strategy to Eliminate Gulf of Guinea Piracy

The Government of Nigeria and a coalition of global shipping industry orgnizations have launched a new strategy to end the scourge of piracy, armed robbery,

July 21, 2022
Total Views: 2037

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Esben Poulsson shakes hands with Emanuele Grimaldi
Shipping

International Chamber of Shipping Board Appoints Emanuele Grimaldi as Chairman

The board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has appointed Emanuele Grimaldi, President and Managing Director of Grimaldi Euromed SpA, as Chairman

June 23, 2022
Total Views: 448

Monday, May 16, 2022
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Shipping

New Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention Draw on Pandemic Lessons

Stakeholders in the global shipping industry have adopted new amendments to Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) aimed at improving the living and working

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 2960

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Convoy of ships in the Suez Canal
Shipping

ICS and Suez Canal Authority Formalize Agreement for Greater Cooperation

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA), the Egyptian state-owned entity responsible for operating and maintaining the Suez Canal, and the International Chamber of

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 1608

Monday, May 9, 2022
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Shipping

Over 600 Stranded I-Kiribati Seafarers Repatriated, Some After Two Years

Over 600 i-Kiribati seafarers trapped overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic have now been repatriated, the International Chamber of Shipping announced Monday.

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 2663

Friday, April 29, 2022
Shipping Industry Pushes to Rescue Remaining Seafarers Trapped in Ukraine
Shipping

Shipping Industry Pushes to Rescue Remaining Seafarers Trapped in Ukraine

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) – Just under 500 seafarers remain stuck onboard 109 ships at Ukrainian ports – skeleton crews

April 29, 2022
Total Views: 1226

Monday, March 7, 2022
Labor Shortages at Sea and on Land as Ukraine Invasion Ripples Spread
Shipping

Labor Shortages at Sea and on Land as Ukraine Invasion Ripples Spread

By Alex Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Putin’s war against Ukraine will exacerbate the logistics sector’s labour shortage, as sanctions impede

March 7, 2022
Total Views: 1374

Thursday, February 3, 2022
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Shipping

Sharp Drop in Labor Standards Reporting Seen as Latest ‘Casualty of the Pandemic’

The shipping industry has seen a sharp drop-off in labor standards reporting, providing further evidence that seafarer wellbeing has been an unintended

February 3, 2022
Total Views: 1175

Monday, January 17, 2022
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Environment

Shipping and Renewable Lobby Groups Join Forces to Advance Global Green Fuel Transition

The International Chamber of Shipping has announced a strategic partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to further support for the

January 17, 2022
Total Views: 888

Friday, December 3, 2021
seafarer on deck with a mask
Shipping

Transport Groups Warn That ‘Knee-Jerk’ Reactions to Omicron Variant Could Spark Worse Supply Chain Disruptions

Organizations and unions from across the transportation sector are warning that world leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 are

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 752

Friday, November 26, 2021
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Environment

International Chamber of Shipping Calls MEPC 77 Meeting a ‘Missed Opportunity’ to Decarbonize Shipping

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued a statement expressing disappointment following the conclusion of the International Maritime

November 26, 2021
Total Views: 904
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