Cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. This allows us to identify statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.  They enable us:

To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.

To speed up your searches.

To recognise you when you return to our site.

Our website uses both first party and third party cookies

First Party (ICS):


  • Members area session handling

This data is anonymous and does not enable us to identify individuals.

Third Party:


  • Twitter - Twitter has multiple cookies on our site because of our live twitter feed display. This allows twitter to be aware of users who are logged in elsewhere and also for its content distribution network. You can access twitter’s privacy policy here: https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update
  • Google Analytics (Used to track activity on the website to improve the user experience)
  • Google Adwords (Used to track activity of users that have come in through the adwords platform)
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies.


  • International Chamber of Shipping
  • 38 St Mary Axe, London
  • EC3A 8BH