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President Marcos Jr uses Shipping Summit to reiterate his directive to prepare seafarers for a decarbonised future

Seafarer summit organised by International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), in collaboration with International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation ITF, with the Filipino Shipowners’ Association (FSA), stressed the importance of continuous industry and government collaboration to meet the challenges ahead.

30 June 2023 Press Release

Barbados blue bond to support marine conservation

The government of Barbados is preparing to pour an extra US$50 million into ocean conservation efforts over the next fifteen years after replacing conventional debt with a Blue Bond.

28 June 2023 News

The Power of People

Melina Travlos, President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, discusses her leadership philosophy of putting people first

26 June 2023 Article

ICS network launches global campaign to drive seafarer recruitment

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26 June 2023 Press Release

President Marcos Jr. and shipping industry put seafarer top of agenda at Manila summit

President Marcos Jr. of the Philippines called for cross sectoral support to increase employment retention at an exclusive summit focused entirely on seafarers. Ministers, shipowners, employers, and unions gathered to discuss solutions to challenges facing the global workforce. ‘Shaping the Future of Shipping: Seafarer 2050’ highlighted requirements for a successful transformation of seafarers’ roles to adapt to the future of global trade.

26 June 2023 Press Release

ICS celebrates the Hong Kong Convention entering into force

After 14 years since adoption by the International Maritime Organization the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (Hong Kong Convention) has successfully been ratified and will enter into force. ICS celebrates Bangladesh, one of the principal ship recyclers in the world, and the Liberian Registry, the world’s second largest registry, for ratifying the Hong Kong Convention today, leading the way for safe and sustainable ship recycling practices. ICS has championed for the Hong Kong Convention to be ratified since it’s adoption and recognises the importance of today for the safe recycling of ships to human health and safety, and the environment.

26 June 2023 Press Release

Momentum grows for Clean Energy Marine Hubs with Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation joining the initiative

• The Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) joins the Clean Energy Marine Hubs (CEM Hubs) initiative. • The CEM Hubs already has the backing of five countries, the UAE, Canada, Norway, Uruguay and Panama, and the support of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). • The initiative will be formally launched at the Clean Energy Ministerial in Goa in July.

19 June 2023 Press Release