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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

G7 countries target global net-zero shipping by 2050

Seven of the world’s biggest economies have reaffirmed their commitment to more stringent emission targets for international shipping. The G7 Ministers’ Meeting on Climate, Energy and Environment on April 15-16 noted the group’s common aim of working towards an IMO greenhouse gas (GHG) target of net-zero emissions by 2050, with new intermediate targets in 2030 and 2040.

25 April 2023 News

Cautious optimism as UAE bucks abandonment trend

As recently as December 2022, the UAE was listed as the country with the highest incidence of abandonment in the world - ICS recorded 29 such cases during the course of the year. Fast forward less than four months and welfare groups have noted, despite increasing prevalence worldwide, a significant drop in the number of UAE cases, with just one case reported in the first quarter of 2023.

25 April 2023 News

Trade woes for South Asian nations

A series of ‘once in a lifetime’ shocks destabilised South Asian economies last year. Can growing participation in global trade provide a lifeline?

24 April 2023 Article

Kenneth Lim: Heavy hitter

The Port of Singapore has cemented its position as a key maritime hub, leading the charge on decarbonisation, digitalisation and supply chain resilience. Kenneth Lim, Assistant CEO, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) tells ICS about the factors contributing to its ongoing success.

18 April 2023 Article

New IPCC report urges rapid advancement of Net Zero targets

The latest findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate Change 2023: Synthesis Report have prompted UN Secretary General António Guterres to call on all countries to bring forward their net zero plans by a decade to meet greenhouse gas (GHG) targets

18 April 2023 News