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Seafarer champion, Natalie Shaw, receives MBE from the Princess Royal

• ICS Director of Employment Affairs, Natalie Shaw, receives MBE from Princess Royal during investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle. • MBE awarded ‘for services to seafarers during the Covid-19 pandemic’. • Award is the culmination of nearly two decades of dedicated service within global shipping.

16 November 2022 Press Release

Governments urged not to miss the boat on green fuel shipping

- New research from the Tyndall Centre at the University of Manchester highlights an urgent global need for investment in green fuels this decade to meet the Paris Climate goals. - Report says shipping will be crucial in transporting green fuels, and shipments of ammonia and bioenergy could grow to the same levels as shipping of gas and coal today. - 20 new large ammonia carriers must be built every year to meet potential demand, but investment in production and transport infrastructure is being held back by weak policy support with only 4% of current commitments actually being funded.

15 November 2022 Press Release

More governments come on board with Clean Energy Marine Hubs initiative at COP27

• Ministers from Uruguay, Panama, and Norway sign up to Clean Energy Marine Hubs Initiative (CEM-Hubs) in Egypt. • Countries join existing members Canada and UAE at event in Sharm El Sheikh, led by US State Department and the Prime Minister of Norway. • Initiative is jointly-led by governments and a CEO-level taskforce from across the energy supply chain, in support of global decarbonisation

7 November 2022 Press Release

Black Sea Grain Corridor

Following the Russian government’s announcement that it is suspending participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative, the International Chamber of Shipping, which represents 80% of the world’s merchant fleet, has issued a statement

1 November 2022 Statement