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Hong Kong SAR Government and International Chamber of Shipping commit to host high level summit, underscoring the importance of global trade

• Guy Platten and Lam Sai-Hung met in Hong Kong to establish plans for mutual collaboration and to discuss the future of shipping and trade. • The two organisations agree to host summit during Hong Kong Maritime Week in November 2024. • The summit will provide grounds for a high-level discussion that aims to build consensus and provide unique perspectives on critical maritime trade issues.

28 May 2024 Press Release

G7 Transport Ministers meeting in Milan briefed by ICS Chairman, Emanuele Grimaldi, on Security and Decarbonisation

• The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Chairman, Emanuele Grimaldi, briefed G7 Transport Ministers in Milan, who were meeting to discuss the importance of maritime connectivity, on the sector’s security concerns. • During the meeting the ICS Chairman highlighted the significance of free trade for the global economy and the industry’s green transition. • Notably, Mr Grimaldi emphasised to the G7 Transport Ministers the continued plight of the 25 Galaxy Leader seafarers who are still being held captive by the Houthis.

15 April 2024 Press Release