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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.
The Round Table leaders of the major shipping industry trade associations BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO met in London yesterday to consider the transformational issues affecting the sector.
ICS has added further high-level speakers to the line-up of its 2019 Conference: Setting Course for 2050: Powering Global Trade.
Following the seizure of the oil tanker ‘Stena Impero’ on 19 July, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) and the Asian Shipowners' Association (ASA) jointly urge immediate action by the international community to stop the escalation of tensions and fully respect international law.
PRESS STATEMENT – International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Strait of Hormuz
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is receiving reports that a British registered vessel - Stena Impero - has been diverted from its original course in the Strait of Hormuz while sailing in international waters.
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will challenge the shipping industry and policymakers to face the reality of powering global trade without the use of fossil fuels in its 2019 International Shipping Conference 'Setting Course for 2050: Powering Global Trade'.