Leaders discuss the future of seafarers at the latest ICS Leadership Insights series
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Brings together data on the performance of flag States against specific criteria, including Port State Control (PSC) records, ratification of international convention and IMO meeting attendance. It is intended to encourage shipowners to maintain a dialogue with their flag administrations, and help facilitate necessary improvements in the interests of safety, the environment and decent working conditions.
The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Committee of Experts has sent a strong message to governments that they have failed in their duty of care towards seafarers under international law during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The global shipping industry and welfare organisations have come together to support seafarers though the #SeafarersDeliveringChristmas campaign 2020.
Discussing the US-China tension and the impact on trade flows within SE Asia and to the US, the changes for ship financing after the passing of the ship leasing bill in Hong Kong, and China’s Belt & Road Initiative including the role of Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area.
ICS welcomes a resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, which calls for all countries around the world to designate seafarers as key workers.
The letter calls for Bezos to use his influence and profile as the world’s leading retail entrepreneur, whose business relies upon global shipping, to take a stand for the 400,000 seafarers stranded at sea.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Calling Mr Bezos, CEO of Amazon, to help push public recognition of seafarers as key workers. Open Letter from ICS, BIMCO, Intercargo and Intertanko from 25 November 2020.
The ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) entered into force in August 2013. This page contains information to help shipowners and operators ensure compliance
ICS is delighted to support the #seafarersdeliveringchristmas campaign 2020.