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ICS calls on governments to set the course towards a net zero future in July

In July, governments at the UN body the International Maritime Organization (IMO), will set a course towards a net zero future. Shipowners have called on the member states to set a clear direction with increased ambition to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. But the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) argues that knowing where you want to go is only one part of the journey, you have to have the tools to reach your destination.

25 May 2023 Press Release

Regulation driving harbour craft fuel changes

Specific regulation is driving the adoption of alternative-fuel harbour craft in some regions— for example, Singapore has banned new fossil fuel harbour craft from 2030, mandating full biofuel or net zero fuel compatibility by the deadline.

19 May 2023 News

Bjorn Otto Sverdrup: Oil and gas majors target transport emissions

The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) brings together 12 leading oil and gas operators to target net-zero emissions in their own operations. Now it has turned its sights downstream, with a lead role in the REMARCCABLE (Realizing Maritime Carbon Capture to demonstrate the Ability to Lower Emissions) Project. Bjorn Otto Sverdrup, chairman of OGCI’s executive committee, tells Leadership Insights why shipping emissions are a crucial piece of the puzzle.

19 May 2023 Article

Sharing information on battery safety

What can ship operators learn from their airborne counterparts as they address evident safety issues around the transport of lithium-ion batteries?

16 May 2023 Article

Political instability is a “Risk Multiplier” which is putting a successful green energy transition in maritime in jeopardy ICS report shows

• New report highlights that there is changing attitudes towards the fuels of the future from industry leaders but reliance on fossil fuels remains high without global political and regulatory clarity. • Newly published report from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – The ICS Maritime Barometer Report 2022-2023 - shows that clear direction from governments is needed to accelerate the green energy transition. • Political instability, financial instability and cyber-attacks among top risks identified.

16 May 2023 Press Release

UN seeks clarity on consequences for climate action delays

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will publish advice on the climate obligations of states and the legal consequences for those failing to meet their responsibilities, following a request from the UN General Assembly.

12 May 2023 Article