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ICS develops and promotes shipping industry best practices and guidance through a wide range of publications and free resources that are used by ship operators globally.

You can download most publications from the list below for free and purchase the paid-for publications from our ICS bookshop.

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Model Ship Security Plan

The Model Ship Security Plan is a guide designed to assist shipping companies in preparing their Ship Security Plans (SSP), in line with the provisions of the ISPS Code.

January 2003 Guidelines | £90

Maritime Security

To assist companies to effectively implement the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and to avoid disruption to their operations due to potential non-compliance, ICS has developed, in a single guide, indispensable and definitive guidance on the ISPS Code.

January 2003 Archive | £40

Clean Seas Guide for Oil Tankers

The clean seas programme was introduced by the shipping industry to restrict the operational discharge of oil in to the sea by the retention of oil residues on board.

August 1994 Archive | £25