Following an extensive and rigorous selection procedure, the Board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Guy Platten to the role of Secretary General.
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The number of ship’s crewmembers being kidnapped in the Gulf of Guinea increased by more than 50% in 2019 and this year has begun with a further escalation of violence, armed robbery and kidnaping
Global Shipping Body (ICS) issues guidance to shipowners in the face of the Corona Virus
On the eve of the implementation of the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) Global Sulphur Cap – which requires most of the world’s commercial shipping to use fuels with a sulphur content of 0.5 percent or less, Guy Platten, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has issued a message to the shipping industry and its regulators.
The global maritime transport industry has submitted a proposal to form the world’s first collaborative shipping R&D programme to help eliminate CO2 emissions from international shipping.
ICS's ISM Guidelines provide straightforward and comprehensive guidance on compliance with the ISM Code for anyone involved with developing, implementing and maintaining an SMS.
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC)
LONDON, 29th NOVEMBER – The Indian government has ratified the HKC, significantly increasing the likelihood of its entry into force.
HONG KONG, 21ST NOVEMBER - Earlier today, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) proudly announced the opening of its China Liaison Office in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Thursday, 21 November, during a reception hosted by the Hong Kong Shipowners Association.
Maritime trade between Arctic destinations and the rest of the world is expected to expand and an increasing number of ships are now undertaking voyages in polar waters.
Speaking in Manila, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, has called for a comprehensive revision of the IMO STCW Convention which governs global standards for the training and certification of around two million merchant seafarers.