This Guidance addresses legal, liability and insurance issues that could potentially arise for shipowners from or in connection with vaccinations of crew for coronavirus (COVID-19). It provides guidance on best employment practice to protect against such liabilities and information on insurance cover for such liabilities under the shipowner’s standard Protection and Indemnity (P&I) insurance.
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ICS welcomes release of the Ever Given following a settlement that has been reached between authorities and ship owners
7 July 2021
A round-up of key topics discussed at the Risk and Shipping ICS Leadership Insights Live event, including climate change, pandemics and global economics.
15 April 2021
The changing risk landscape for shipping comes under the spotlight in this latest discussion in the ICS Leadership Insights series
14 April 2021
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has released a statement on the ongoing blockage of the Suez Canal by the ship Ever Given, noting that the incident lays bare the fragility of global supply chains.
25 March 2021
This first edition was withdrawn in December 2021 and replaced with Coronavirus Coronavirus (COVID-19): Legal, Liability and Insurance Issues arising from Vaccination of Seafarers, Second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.
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The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has warned that lack of access to vaccinations for seafarers is placing shipping in a ‘legal minefield’, while leaving global supply chains vulnerable.
22 March 2021
Is shipping sufficiently resilient to cyber risks?
10 February 2021
The ICS Insurance Committee’s raison d’être is to liaise with the London commercial hull insurance and war risks markets.
ICS Letter to Indonesia Minister of Trade Regarding Ministry of Trade Decree No. 82-2017. 01 February 2018.
1 February 2018