New edition of the COVID-19 Practical Guide, providing the most up-to-date and relevant information regarding vaccinations for seafarers and includes answers to important questions on availability and efficacy of vaccinations for ships' crew and shipping companies.
This document sets out principles for providing shore leave during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
These guidelines have been produced to help shipping companies choose reputable manning agencies and
to ensure that seafarers are recruited in line with the requirements of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention
2006 (MLC, 2006).
Shipping companies should take a mental health emergency as seriously as a physical one. A seafarer experiencing a mental health crisis might feel no longer able to cope. This is particularly true in the current pandemic. This document has tools to help shipping companies, Masters and seafarers handle such a situation and to spot suicidal behaviour.
Coming soon - January 2022. The new ICS Bridge Procedures Guide has been written to reflect the rapid technological advances taking place in the shipping industry and to equip users to deal with the digital transformation taking place on the bridge. For over 40 years, this bestselling Guide has reflected and defined current best practice on the bridges of merchant ships operating in all sectors and trades. Now in its sixth edition, it is widely acknowledged as the leading industry guidance on safe bridge procedures and is a recommended carriage on all vessels by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).