The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has announced the release of the highly-anticipated second edition of its Engine Room Procedures Guide. This comprehensive guide is an essential resource for shipowners, operators, and crew members in the maritime industry.
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Maritime Just Transition Task Force collaborative project sets framework to equip seafarers with skills as shipping transitions to zero emissions.
In just under three weeks maritime and energy sector leaders will convene with governments and key stakeholders across the supply value chain at COP28 at the Shaping the Future of Shipping: Delivering a Net Zero World Summit in Dubai.
• The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) have joined forces to submit a proposal for a simplified Global GHG Fuel Standard for the next round of International Maritime Organization (IMO) greenhouse gas negotiations. • The ICS/IBIA proposal provides for a crucial streamlined voluntary “energy pooling compliance mechanism” to address the possibility of fuel producers being unable to supply new fuels in sufficient quantities. • To ensure agreement at IMO by 2025, industry’s simplified approach will minimise administrative burden for governments, especially for developing countries, whose support will be vital to taking the fuel standard forward globally.
• New study by the University of Southampton, commissioned by the International Chamber of Shipping, highlights synergies between the implementation of energy efficiency measures and reduction of underwater radiated noise (URN). • In July this year the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 80) endorsed revised non-mandatory International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidelines on the reduction of URN that applies to new and existing ships. • Shipowners and the environment can co-benefit by reducing underwater radiated noise.
ICS Publications launches first The Master’s Practical Guide to Maritime Law to aid seafarers with incidents at sea
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) launches its first edition of The Master’s Practical Guide to Maritime Law as a simple and practical legal reference book specifically to aid seafarers with incidents at sea.
ICS Publications announces updates to the Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas) to ensure alignment with the latest International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT)
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has announced the launch of the Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas), fourth edition. This comprehensive guide is the definitive industry best practice guidance for gas carrier operators and a carriage requirement under the national regulations of many flag States.
• The New Zealand Shipping Federation (NZSF) has become a full member of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). • New Zealand Shipping Federation has been an affiliate member of the ICS since 2021. • This membership will broaden the geographical range of ICS’s community and help to ensure a balanced view to shape the future of shipping.
ICS comment on European Commission decision not to renew Consortia Block Exemption for liner shipping.
Following the announcement on 10 October 2023 by the European Commission (DG COMP) that it intends to let the sector-specific Consortia Block Exemption Regulation for liner shipping expire in April 2024, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which is the global trade association for shipowners and ship operators in all sectors and trades, made the following comment.