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.
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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.
New practical guide “Peril at Sea and Salvage” supports seafarers and shore-based personnel in their initial response, implementing the emergency response plan, towage and salvage.
Review covers the impact of COVID-19 and the intensifying crew change crisis plus a broad cross-section of such as efforts to decarbonise shipping and the USD 5 billion industry fund to accelerate the R&D of zero-carbon technologies.
International Chamber of Shipping updates health guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) to reflect latest knowledge
A great deal has changed since March, when the International Chamber of Shipping first issued guidance for the global shipping industry to help combat the spread of COVID-19. Whilst deaths, and indeed infection rates on ships stand at almost nothing in comparison, seafarers face the same risks as the general population and it is important to recognise that following health guidelines is essential to maintain this situation.
During its Virtual Annual General Meeting on 15 September, the board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) reappointed Esben Poulsson, the current Chairman of ICS for a further two-year term.
ICS, the International Chamber of Shipping, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are calling for the immediate disembarkation of 27 rescued people trapped onboard a cargo ship. The distraught group, including one child and a pregnant woman, have now been onboard the Maersk Etienne for more than one month.