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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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Poster: COVID-19 – Care when shopping

Download our free poster - taken from the ICS Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, Fourth Edition.

August 2020 Tools and Workbooks | Free

Engine Room Procedures Guide, Fifth Edition

Provides authoritative and comprehensive guidance on engine room procedures, to ensure that ships’ engine rooms are operated and managed safely while protecting the environment.

August 2020 Guidelines | £155

ISWAN – Arrested and Detained Vessels, and Abandoned Seafarers

This booklet has been prepared as a guide to the voluntary societies involved in port-based welfare globally. It is intended to outline the responsibilities of the authorities and other organisations that might become involved when problems are identified aboard a vessel whilst in port.

August 2020 Guidelines | Free

Manpower Report 2015: Executive Summary

This Manpower Report 2015 Executive Summary was withdrawn in June 2021 and replaced by the Seafarer Workforce Report 2021 Edition. A comprehensive report on the global manpower situation in the shipping industry prepared by BIMCO and ICS.

August 2020 Archive | Free

Poster: COVID-19 – Stay healthy while travelling

Download our free poster - taken from the ICS Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, Fourth Edition.

August 2020 Tools and Workbooks | Free

Poster: COVID-19 – Practise Food Safety

This poster was withdrawn and replaced with new posters featured in the ICS Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, Fourth Edition.

August 2020 Archive | Free

Poster: COVID-19 – How to safely greet others

Download our free poster - taken from the ICS Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, Fourth Edition.

August 2020 Tools and Workbooks | Free

Poster: COVID-19 – Be informed

Download our free poster - taken from the ICS Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, Fourth Edition.

August 2020 Tools and Workbooks | Free