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ICS launches its 2020 Annual Review in Chinese

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.

26 November 2020 Press Release

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.

16 November 2020 Press Release

ICS report reveals scale of challenge to decarbonise shipping

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.

11 November 2020 Press Release

ICS launches global diversity tracker for shipping industry

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

3 November 2020 Press Release

ICS & OCIMF Launch New Emergency Guide for Masters

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.

21 October 2020 Press Release

International Chamber of Shipping releases 2020 Annual Review

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.

1 October 2020 Press Release