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Shipping Faces Half Trillion Dollar Environment Costs, ICS Chairman Tells Nor-Shipping

Speaking to delegates at the opening of the Nor-Shipping event in Oslo today, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Masamichi Morooka, said that impending new legislation to protect the environment potentially presented an additional industry-wide cost of more than half a trillion US dollars between 2015 and 2025. This is around 50 billion dollars of additional capital and operating cost in every single year for a 10 year period and beyond.

4 June 2013 Press Release

ICS Launches its Annual Review of Shipping Developments

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest Annual Review of maritime policy and regulatory developments, in advance of its Annual General Meeting, which is being hosted by the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association in Oslo from 5-7 June.

30 May 2013 Press Release

ICS Presents Shipping’s Economic Challenges to World’s Transport Ministers

At the OECD International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, the annual gathering of the world's transport ministers from more than 50 countries (22-24 May), the views of the global shipping industry were represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the principal global trade association for shipowners.

24 May 2013 Press Release

Maritime Lawyers Join Forces with Shipowners to Promote Ratification of International Maritime Conventions

The Comité Maritime International (CMI) – the international association for maritime lawyers – has joined forces with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Shipping Federation (ISF) – which represent the operators of over 80% of the world merchant fleet – to promote those key international maritime Conventions which they believe are vital for governments to ratify and implement as soon as possible.

5 April 2013 Press Release

ICS Chairman Calls for Economic Sustainability

Stringent measures to reduce shipping’s impact on the environment need to also be economically sustainable, warns the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

19 March 2013 Press Release

ICS to Publish eBooks

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has announced that it will be making its publications on best practices for shipping companies available as eBooks.

25 February 2013 Press Release

ICS Board Meets in London

The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) - the principal international trade association for shipowners, representing all sectors and trades and over 80% of the world merchant fleet - met in London today (5 February).

5 February 2013 Press Release

ICS Protests at Suez Canal Toll Increases

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) - the principal international trade association for shipowners, representing all sectors and trades and over 80% of the world merchant fleet – has voiced serious concerns about toll increases just announced by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), to be implemented on 1 May 2013.

4 February 2013 Press Release