The International Chamber of Shipping’s board appoints Mr. Emanuele Grimaldi, Managing Director of the Grimaldi Group, as chairman.
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500 international attendees will attend ICS Centenary dinner to mark 100 years of industry representation next week.
ICS launches new ‘Shipping Policy Principles for Pandemic Recovery’ during WTO Ministerial Conference
ICS will join the World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva this week, as shipowners’ global trade association launches ‘Shipping Policy Principles for Pandemic Recovery’, setting out Calls to Action to governments as national economies seek to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shipping industry frustrated by governments’ rejection of R&D Fund to catalyse sector decarbonisation
Following the conclusion of this week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 78), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing 80% of the world’s merchant fleet, has released the following statement.
Following the seizure of Greek flagged oil tankers “Delta Poseidon” and “Prudent Warrior” on 27 May 2022, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) jointly call for a quick and diplomatic resolution in order for the vessels and crew to be released.
Global shipowner group and seafarers’ unions agree new three-year global minimum wage ‘safety net’ deal
Joint ICS-ITF Press Release on outcome of global minimum wage negotiations
New data shows future-fuel demand for shipping industry equal to entire current global production of renewables
New data released today has revealed how the global shipping industry will require the equivalent of the world’s entire current renewable energy demand in order to replace fossil fuel use.
The UN International Labour Organization (ILO) tripartite of shipowners, governments, and transport workers unions have agreed to new measures to strengthen the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), based on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
International Chamber of Shipping and Suez Canal Authority sign landmark agreement to enhance cooperation
The International Chamber of Shipping, representing 80% of world’s merchant fleet, signs its first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Suez Canal Authority
International coalition completes repatriation of over 600 i-Kiribati seafarers trapped for nearly two years due to the COVID pandemic
Over 600 I-Kiribati seafarers have safely returned home, some after being stranded overseas for nearly two years