ICS/ISF Publications Catalogue

Comments on document MSC 100.11 regarding the draft amendments to paragraph 9.5 of the IGF

Comments on document MSC 10011 regarding the draft amendments to paragraph 9.5 of the IGF... (ICS and SGMF)

Welfare guide

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have jointly published these guidelines to assist governments, welfare agencies and other relevant parties in drafting their own guidelines for implementing the welfare provisions of the MLC.

ICS Study on Seafarers and Digital Disruption

In light of growing media interest and the diversity of expert opinions on the subject, this study conducted by the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) on behalf of ICS, seeks to assess and determine the potential effects of autonomous ships on the role of seafarers and the global shipping industry.

Effective Implementation of Existing Provisions for Fuel Quality and Safety in IMO Conventions

ICS Gas Guide Brochure

ICS Gas Guide Brochure

The ‘ICS Gas Guide’ is the definitive industry best practice guidance for gas carrier operators, and a carriage requirement under the national regulations of many flag states. It is strongly recommended that a copy of the completely revised Third edition is carried on board every ship engaged in the transportation of liquefied gas by sea.

ICS Guidance on Implementation of 2020 Global Sulphur Cap - September 2018

To help shipping companies prepare for implementation of the UN IMO global sulphur cap for ships’ fuel oil, ICS with the support of the Asian Shipowners' Association (ASA) and the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA), has produced – free of charge – some comprehensive guidance on implementation planning, to help ensure compliance across the shipping industry with this regulatory game changer. The ICS guidance has been prepared for the vast majority of ships that will comply with the global sulphur cap immediately after 1 January 2020 using fuel oils with a sulphur content of 0.50% m/m or less.

ICS Guidance on Implementation of 2020 Global Sulphur Cap - September 2018

To help shipping companies prepare for implementation of the UN IMO global sulphur cap for ships’ fuel oil, ICS with the support of the Asian Shipowners' Association (ASA) and the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA), has produced – free of charge – some comprehensive guidance on implementation planning, to help ensure compliance across the shipping industry with this regulatory game changer. The ICS guidance has been prepared for the vast majority of ships that will comply with the global sulphur cap immediately after 1 January 2020 using fuel oils with a sulphur content of 0.50% m/m or less.

Comments on document MEPC.7351

Industry Counter-Piracy Guidelines

EEDI reduction beyond phase 2

The importance of the EEDI and the role that reference lines play in maintaining the integrity of the IMO EEDI regulatory system

Mandatory reporting of attained EEDI values

Review of candidate Measures to Reduce GHG emissions from international shipping

Short Terms Measures to Reduce GHG emissions from international shipping

Review of candidate measures

ICS Publications Catalogue 2018

In addition to representing the interests of shipowners and operators at bodies such as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), the production and revision of maritime publications is one of the most important tasks that ICS undertakes on behalf of the shipping industry. Most of the publications listed in the catalogue can be ordered directly from Marisec Publications, but they can also be purchased from maritime booksellers worldwide. Many of these industry guides are an essential complement to international regulations, and are required reading by companies and seafarers involved in maritime operations. Some current editions are still published under the ‘International Shipping Federation (ISF)’ brand, although ISF has merged with ICS.

Proposed amendments to the draft Guidance on best practice for fuel oil suppliers

ICS Annual Review (2015)

ICS Annual Review (2014)

ICS-ISF Annual Review (2011)

ICS Annual Review (2013)

ICS Annual Review (2012)

ICS Annual Review (2016)

ICS-ISF Annual Review (2010)

ICS Annual Review (2017)

ICS-ISF Annual Review (2009)

ICS-ISF Annual Review (2008)

ICS-ISF Annual Review (2006)

ICS-ISF Annual Review (2007)

Flag State Performance Table 2016-2017

Flag State Performance Table 2013-2014

Flag State Performance Table 2012

Flag State Performance Table 2011

Flag State Performance Table 2014-2015

Flag State Performance Table 2015-2016

New work output on efficient identification and enhancement of safety, technical, operational and documentation review and amendment for improvement and consistent implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention

Safe transport of polymerizing substances

Guidelines for the Preparation and Implementation of Garbage Management Plans

2nd Edition 2018 | £65 with free poster

The second edition of the ICS ‘Garbage Management Plans’ is intended to help shipping companies comply with the latest requirements of IMO MARPOL Annex V (regarding treatment and disposal of garbage). The publication has been updated in accordance with some important IMO amendments to MARPOL Annex V, which entered into force globally in 2013, 2017 and 2018. It also includes a complementary poster on marine plastics.poster on marine plastics.

ICS Comments to U.S. Office of Management and Budget Consultation on Maritime Regulatory Reform

Rhinos United for Wildlife poster

Pangolin United for Wildlife poster

Elephants United for Wildlife poster

Cats United for Wildlife poster

Development of an International Legally Binding Instrument under UNCLOS on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction

ICS Bridge Procedures Guide

5th Edition 2016 | £135

The ICS Bridge Procedures Guide is widely acknowledged as the principal industry guidance on safe bridge procedures, and is used by Masters, watchkeeping officers, companies and training institutions worldwide. The Guide is referenced in the footnotes of several International Maritime Organization (IMO) Conventions.

Consortia Block Exemption Regulation - European Commission Evaluation Roadmap HT 5252

Safety implications associated with 2020 fuels and their respective challenges

Verification issues and control mechanism and actions

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