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Industry partners

It’s our network that makes ICS unique.

In addition to our national members and IMO and ILO as regulators for shipping, ICS works closely with intergovernmental organisations (IGOs) and a wide range of partners listed below. These include industry associations, business, academia. This enables us to include a wide range of perspectives in both our policy and technical work – which is why ICS views are widely respected within the industry and far beyond.

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Blue Sky Maritime Coalition

The Blue Sky Maritime Coalition recognises the need to address global climate change and is committed to accelerating the transition of waterborne transportation in Canada and the United States toward net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Through focused Workstreams, the Coalition will : • Facilitate collaboration among industry stakeholders regionally and globally • Identify, evaluate, encourage and engage in commercial and technical pathways and projects that deliver significant near-term reductions in GHG emissions and lead to commercially viable net-zero emissions

Industry body

Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI)

CDI is managed by a Board of Directors consisting of seven individuals nominated by the participating chemical companies. CDI's Board of Directors establishes their policy and is responsible for overall affairs of the foundation. Individual Executive Boards are elected to oversee and direct the staff managing day to day activities for the Marine, Terminals and Marine Packed Cargo Schemes.

Partner Organisation

Comité Maritime International (CMI)

The “Comité Maritime International” is a non-governmental not-for-profit international organization established in Antwerp in 1897, they contribute by all appropriate means and activities to the unification of maritime law in all its aspects.

Partner Organisation

Comité International Radio Maritime (CIRM)

CIRM exists to promote the application of electronic technology to the safety-of-life at sea and efficient conduct of vessels, facilitating productive relationships between all stakeholders concerned with electronic aids to marine navigation, communications and information systems.

Partner Organisation

Global Maritime Forum (GMF)

The Global Maritime Forum is an international not-for-profit organization committed to shaping the future of global seaborne trade to increase sustainable long-term economic development and human wellbeing.

Partner Organisation

Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF)

Global Shippers Forum (GSF) is the global business organisation speaking up for exporters and importers as the owners of goods and cargo in international trade. GSF’s members are national and regional shippers’ associations who in turn represent manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing businesses in over 25 countries across five continents.

Partner Organisation

Institute of Marine Engineering Science & Technology (IMarEST)

IMarEST is the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, scientists and technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body. IMarEST is the largest marine organisation of its kind with a worldwide membership based in over 120 countries, it is a registered charity and provides grades of membership for everyone, from those seeking to become Chartered or gain other Professional Recognition, to those just starting out in their careers or studying in education.

Partner Organisation

International Bunkering Industry Association (IBIA)

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) is the voice of the global bunker industry and represents all stakeholders across the industry value chain. IBIA membership includes ship owners/operators, bunker suppliers, traders, brokers, barging companies, storage companies, surveyors, port authorities, credit reporting companies, lawyers, P&I clubs, equipment manufacturers, shipping journalists and marine consultants. Formed in 1992, today they have members in more than 70 countries.

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International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF)

ITOPF has responded to over 800 incidents involving oil or chemical spills worldwide. ITOPF's highly skilled international team are ready to assist 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide impartial technical advice.

Partner Organisation

International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) is a professional body which is run by and for its members. IUMI represents national and international marine insurers and considers issues of interest to the worldwide marine insurance industry. IUMI has a unique status in the world of marine and transport insurance. Its members are dedicated to maintaining and expanding global trade focusing both on developed and emerging markets.

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