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Current issues in shipping

The role of maritime transport is more important than ever in supporting the resilience of national economies during the current crisis. Below current issues paint a picture of the status quo and how we at ICS are supporting our members and our seafarers, who have been heavily affected by the pandemic, COVID-19 related restrictions leaving 400,000 seafarers stranded at sea.

We have also included efforts to decarbonise shipping, including the ongoing negotiations at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), the radical industry proposal for a USD 5 billion fund to accelerate the R&D of zero-carbon technologies and many more.

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Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems

Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems, or ‘scrubbers’, offer an attractive alternative to low sulphur fuels but the industry needs to take a global approach based on clear scientific data

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Marine insurance issues

Insurers are increasingly engaging with regulatory issues in shipping, as shown by discussions over the 2020 sulphur cap.

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