The letter calls for Bezos to use his influence and profile as the world’s leading retail entrepreneur, whose business relies upon global shipping, to take a stand for the 400,000 seafarers stranded at sea.
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Shipping industry welcomes IMO decision to give further consideration to USD 5 billion fund to accelerate decarbonisation
The UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) has given initial consideration to an innovative proposal from the global shipping industry to collectively provide USD 5 billion to accelerate R&D to support its decarbonisation.
Shipping industry urges governments to take forward USD 5 billion proposal to accelerate the decarbonisation of maritime transport
As governments come together at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) to consider important next steps to decarbonise maritime transport, the global shipping industry urgently calls on them to take forward its proposal for an industry-financed, USD 5 billion research and development programme, to catalyse the transformation of the industry from dependence on fossil fuels to operating with zero-carbon energy sources.
ICS is delighted to support the #seafarersdeliveringchristmas campaign 2020.
Guy Platten, Secretary General ICS, awarded prestigious Merchant Navy Medal for services to the maritime sector
The Secretary General was today awarded the prestigious Merchant Navy Medal for his services to the maritime sector.
Large scale R&D investment essential to create zero-carbon fuels and ships / Failure by governments to support the industry’s initiative risks investment being misallocated, making it impossible for the sector to decarbonise.
Digitalisation of shipping and on how it is affecting the infrastructure of the industry will be the focus of a webinar on 11 November / Second edition of the Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use launched.
Report examines shipping companies and ship-owners around the world / Findings include 7.5% of seafarers are female, 30% of companies employ women on their board, at least three languages spoken on the average ship
Mr. William A. O’Neil, Secretary-General Emeritus of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has died in the United Kingdom, aged 93.
Measures include a 40% reduction of carbon intensity across the global fleet by 2030, compared to 2008 / Key stepping stone in achieving 100% decarbonisation as soon as possible after 2050.