Friday, December 9, 2022

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: 565

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
seafarer on deck with a mask

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: 564

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

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: 1852

Thursday, July 21, 2022

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: 1895

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

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: 413

Monday, May 16, 2022
seafarer on deck with a mask

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: 2743

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

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: 1586

Monday, May 9, 2022
seafarer on deck with a mask

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: 2630

Friday, April 29, 2022

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: 1212

Monday, March 7, 2022

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: 1363

Thursday, February 3, 2022

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: 1174

Monday, January 17, 2022
ship emissions

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: 872

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

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
imo headquarters

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: 903

Friday, October 22, 2021
IMO greenhouse gas emissions

International Chamber of Shipping Reports Progress on Carbon Pricing at IMO Working Group

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has welcomed calls from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for impact assessments to be submitted

October 22, 2021
Total Views: 512

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

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 1158

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
ship crew-change covid19 pandemic

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

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 1586

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

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 170

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

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 70

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

April 9, 2020
Total Views: 71