The ICS Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit for Shipping has been developed to create awareness and inspire change in the strategies, policies and practices that will enable the maritime industry to meet the needs of the diverse seafarer community. It provides descriptions and definitions; provides ways to assess the current needs of diverse communities and identify gaps in services, policies and practice; and makes suggestions on how to fill these gaps.
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Maritime companies that value diversity and inclusion will be able to protect its existing workforce and encourage new talent into the business. This webinar will explore what diversity means to shipping and what more can be done to achieve a more diverse, successful and competitive workforce.
With planned strikes around the world and recent strike at Felixstowe port, ICS takes a look at the potential effects on maritime businesses.
The challenges posed by to maritime logistics by global health issues, conflict and extreme weather are addressed in UNCTAD’s new toolset.
With an unprecedented shortage of skilled workers entering into shipping, ICS discusses what concrete steps can be taken to improve the 'brain drain' in maritime.
As public, customer and investor demands increase for evidence of sustainability efforts, tanker operators are recognising the needs for clear and comparable reporting of environmental and social governance (ESG).
The maritime industry meets to celebrate the ICS centenary and forge solutions for the future
As new shipping emissions regimes emerge across the world, an effective dialogue between regulators and operators will be critical to ensure measures are successful.
MSC 106-16 – Proposal for a new output to amend MSC.1/Circ.1331 to address the safety risk to crew when rigging of safety netting from the ship’s deck to the outboard side of an accommodation ladder and/or gangway
Agenda: WORK PROGRAMME. Submitted by Denmark, Netherlands, ICS, IAPH, BIMCO, IMPA, IFSMA and IHMA
Over the last few years and particularly since the start of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic there has been an increase in cases of shipping companies finding it difficult to repatriate the bodies or ashes of deceased seafarers quickly enough, and in accordance with the religious beliefs and customs of both the deceased seafarer and their next of kin. This guide sets out the core considerations for dealing with a death on board and details common burial practices for some of the world's leading religions.