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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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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This Manpower Report 2015 Executive Summary was withdrawn in June 2021 and replaced by the Seafarer Workforce Report 2021 Edition.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This poster was withdrawn and replaced with new posters featured in the ICS Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, Fourth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

Poster: COVID-19 Français – Attention à votre santé en voyage

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. Translation courtesy of the Canadian Chamber of Marine Commerce, National Member of ICS.

August 2020 Tools and Workbooks | Free

Getting Healthy Seafarers to a Ship

An International Maritime Health Association (IMHA) interim paper offering a common sense, best practice approach to mitigate the risk of transmission of Covid-19 in seafarers joining the ship with quarantine and testing.

July 2020 Reports, Positions and Papers | Free

ICS-ECSA Study on EU-ETS

A preliminary study commissioned by ECSA and ICS on the legal, technical, practical and political implications of application of the EU Emissions Trading System to international shipping, and potential benefits of alternative Market-Based Measures from July 2020.

July 2020 Reports, Positions and Papers | Free

International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT), Sixth Edition

This new edition covers a range of topical issues including gas detection, the toxicity and the toxic effects of petroleum products (including benzene and hydrogen sulphide), the generation of static electricity and stray currents, fire protection and the growing use of mobile electronic technology.

June 2020 Guidelines | £385