Wednesday, June 2, 2021
ship emissions

Global Initiative to Tackle Zero-Emission Ships by 2030

Mission Innovation, the global initiative to accelerate public and private clean energy innovation to address climate change, has launched a new Mission for Shipping initiative with the goal of decarbonizing...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 1131

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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UN Bodies Call for Seafarers and Aviation Workers to Be Given Priority Access to Vaccines

As the world watched the Ever Given salvage over the last week, the heads of five UN organizations joined together in a call for maritime and air transport workers to...

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 1568

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
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Maritime News

New ICS Report Sheds Light on Diversity in Shipping

Women make up just 7.5 percent of the world’s seafarers, according to a first-of-its-kind report looking into diversity within the shipping industry. The report was released this week by the...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 99

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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Maritime News

Updated COVID-19 Guidance for Shipping

The International Chamber of Shipping has released new health guidance to help the shipping industry combat the spread of COVID-19, now nine months into the pandemic. The new guidance is...

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 58

Thursday, April 9, 2020
Maritime News

ICS Issues New Guidance for Managing Ship and Seafarer Certificates During Coronavirus Crisis

The International Chamber of Shipping has issued new guidance to support the shipping industry in its role of ensuring essential goods and commodities, such as energy, food and medical supplies,...

April 9, 2020
Total Views: 51

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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Maritime News

International Chamber of Shipping Looking Towards Zero-Carbon Future for Shipping

The International Chamber of Shipping is looking ahead towards a zero-carbon future for shipping as sulphur and greenhouse gas emissions takes center stage starting with the IMO 2020 global sulphur...

February 12, 2019
Total Views: 30

Thursday, June 22, 2017
ship emissions
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Unites to Propose Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives to IMO

Four prominent international trade associations have banded together in issuing a joint proposal to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which...

June 22, 2017
Total Views: 91

Monday, June 19, 2017
ballast water

ICS Urges IMO to Finalize Ballast Water Implementation Dates

The global shipping industry is urging the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to back a proposal to push back the implementation dates for installing new ballast water treatment systems on ships...

June 19, 2017
Total Views: 5

Monday, June 5, 2017
Maritime News

ICS: Shipping Industry Remains Committed to Reducing CO2 Emissions

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change will have no impact on the shipping industry’s commitment to reduce its CO2 emissions,...

June 5, 2017
Total Views: 26

Friday, February 24, 2017
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Maritime News

ICS Sets Out Plan for CO2 Reduction by Shipping Sector

The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, laid out Friday what the industry would like to see from the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of...

February 24, 2017
Total Views: 1

Friday, December 16, 2016
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Maritime News

Shipping Industry Slams European Parliament Proposal to Impose Regional Emissions Trading System

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), a global trade association for shipowners, says that a unilateral decision by the European Union to incorporate international shipping into its regional Emissions Trading...

December 16, 2016
Total Views: 24

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Maritime News

ICS Urges More Action on Shipping Emissions Regardless of COP21 Outcome

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is urging further support of CO2 reduction measures at the IMO regardless of the final outcome of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) underway...

December 10, 2015
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
cargo ship emissions

Global Shipping Emissions Cut by 20% -ICS

The total greenhouse gas emissions from the global maritime transport industry are estimated to have been cut by over 20% from 2007 to 2012, theSecretary General of the International Chamber of...

September 23, 2014
Total Views: 6

Monday, August 4, 2014
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Cautioned Over Ebola Outbreak

The international shipping community is being warned of the potential dangers from the unprecedented Ebola virus outbreak in west Africa.

August 4, 2014
Total Views: 0

Monday, November 4, 2013
ship emissions

ICS Questions France Over New CO2 Reporting Requirements

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is calling into question new rules implemented by the French government concerning CO2 reporting requirements for foreign ships calling at French ports that are not currently required by international law.

November 4, 2013
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Press Releases

Implementing an Effective Safety Culture – ICS Launches Free Guidance to Shipowners

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new guidance for shipowners on how shipping companies and crews can implement an effective ‘safety culture’. The new ICS Guidelines, being distributed...

June 11, 2013
Total Views: 115

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
costa concordia

ICS: Italy’s Failure to Produce a Final Report on the Costa Concordia Disaster is ‘Unacceptable’

During an ICS Board meeting held Tuesday in London, members of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) expressed their frustrations with Italy for failing to provide a final casualty report...

February 5, 2013
Total Views: 1

Monday, February 4, 2013
Peter Hinchliffe

Int’l Chamber of Shipping Calls Bullsh*t on Suez Canal Toll Increases

With the shipping industry facing its toughest market conditions seen in about a quarter century, the London-based International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced concerns today about the toll increases recently...

February 4, 2013
Total Views: 0

Monday, December 17, 2012
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International Chamber of Shipping Addresses Key Issues on Arctic Shipping

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents over 80% of the world merchant fleet, has issued a new position paper on Arctic shipping. As the Arctic becomes more accessible,...

December 17, 2012
Total Views: 6