This second edition was withdrawn in February 2022 and replaced by the third edition. 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This first edition was withdrawn in April 2022 and replaced by the second edition. This document sets out principles for providing shore leave during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
This fourth edition was withdrawn in February 2022 and replaced by the fifth edition. Guidance for the global shipping industry to help combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The comprehensive 56-page document has been produced in collaboration with experts from leading international bodies. This updated version contains downloadable guidance posters.
This first edition was withdrawn in March 2022 and replaced by the second edition. While industry bodies are working with authorities at national, regional and international levels to prioritise rapid access to vaccinations for seafarers as key workers in all countries, it became apparent that a roadmap dedicated to seafarer vaccination would help to achieve global immunisation. Vaccination of seafarers in their home countries remains the preferred option but measures should be taken now to permit access to vaccination for seafarers from all countries. The roadmap provides a framework to establish a local vaccination programme dedicated to seafarers.
This first edition was withdrawn in September 2021 and replaced with Coronavirus (COVID-19): Vaccination for Seafarers and Shipping Companies: A Practical Guide, Second Edition.
This first edition was withdrawn in December 2021 and replaced with Coronavirus Coronavirus (COVID-19): Legal, Liability and Insurance Issues arising from Vaccination of Seafarers, Second Edition.
This Third Edition was withdrawn in June 2021 and replaced by Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, Fourth Edition.
This Manpower Report 2015 Executive Summary was withdrawn in June 2021 and replaced by the Seafarer Workforce Report 2021 Edition.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.
This poster was withdrawn and replaced with new posters featured in the ICS Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, Fourth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.
Guidance to support all types of ships which operate in international waters. Note: This second version from May 2020 has been replaced by an updated version 'Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, v3'