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Thursday, February 1, 2024
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Shipping Industry Proposes Fund to Accelerate Net-Zero Transition

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has submitted a comprehensive proposal to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), advocating for the

February 1, 2024
Total Views: 1129

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
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ICS Report Highlights Improvements in Flag State Performance

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents over 80% of the world’s merchant fleet, has released its 2023/2024 Flag State Performance

January 23, 2024
Total Views: 1511

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
The Galaxy Leader cargo ship is escorted by Houthi boats in the Red Sea in this photo released November 20, 2023. Houthi Military Media/Handout via REUTERS

Red Sea Attacks on Ships Spark Safety Concerns for Seafarers

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Commercial ships face increasing dangers at sea after armed groups have attacked and seized vessels in

November 29, 2023
Total Views: 2969

Monday, October 9, 2023
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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: 575

Monday, February 20, 2023
A bulk carrier departs the Port of Odessa prior to the war. Image courtesy VolodymyrT /

Shipping Industry Calls on UN to Help Seafarers Still Trapped in Ukraine

One year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, 331 seafarers and 62 ships remain trapped in Ukrainian ports. The international shipping industry has

February 20, 2023
Total Views: 872

Monday, January 23, 2023
International Chamber of Shipping Seeking to Raise Awareness About Diversity and Inclusion in Maritime

International Chamber of Shipping Seeking to Raise Awareness About Diversity and Inclusion in Maritime

The International Chamber of Shipping has launched what it describes as a ground breaking diversity and inclusion toolkit for the maritime industry to aid

January 23, 2023
Total Views: 333

Friday, December 9, 2022
Shipping emissions

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

Friday, July 8, 2022

Maersk Quits The International Chamber of Shipping

by Nikolaj Skydsgaard (Reuters) A.P. Moller-Maersk has withdrawn its board member from industry organisation International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), partly

July 8, 2022
Total Views: 20414

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: 2663

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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Shipping Industry Outlines Roadmap to Achieve Net Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050

A shipping industry trade group representing over 80% of the world’s merchant fleet has proposed a bold new plan to help the industry achieve net zero

October 6, 2021
Total Views: 984

Monday, September 13, 2021

New Guidance Helps Seafarers and Shipowners Navigate Pandemic Challenges

Despite improvements in vaccination rates among the world’s seafarers, currently only 25% are fully vaccinated and most are not in line to receive the

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 1233

Monday, September 6, 2021
ship emissions

Intercargo And ICS Propose Global Ship Emissions Tax

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters)–Leading shipping associations have proposed creating a global levy on carbon emissions from ships to help speed up

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 480

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
ship emissions

Shipping Industry to Hold Cross-Industry Decarbonization Event at COP26

Shipping industry stakeholders will convene a cross-industry event at COP26 with leaders in energy, politics and finance to discuss maritime decarbonization

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 767


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