IATA, ICS, IRU and ITF pen letter warning of global transport system ‘collapse’
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IRU, the world road transport organisation, IATA, the International Air Transport Association, ICS, the International Chamber of Shipping, and ITF, the International Transport Workers’ Federation, have come together to make an urgent plea to the world’s heads of government and the United Nations Agencies to remove restrictions hampering the free movement of transport workers, and guarantee and facilitate their free and safe movement.
Coming soon - January 2022. The new ICS Bridge Procedures Guide has been written to reflect the rapid technological advances taking place in the shipping industry and to equip users to deal with the digital transformation taking place on the bridge. For over 40 years, this bestselling Guide has reflected and defined current best practice on the bridges of merchant ships operating in all sectors and trades. Now in its sixth edition, it is widely acknowledged as the leading industry guidance on safe bridge procedures and is a recommended carriage on all vessels by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
On the first day of London International Shipping Week, the International Chamber of Shipping has published new and updated guidance to protect seafarers and shipowners against the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Vaccination for Seafarers and Shipping Companies: A Practical Guide, Second Edition
New edition of the 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.
Speakers at the Leadership Insights Live event on 7 July 2021 came together to discuss how global trade is shaping up for 2021 in the face of the ongoing pandemic.
Video showing the action that took place for the ICS #ShoutOutForSeafarers campaign on the Day of the Seafarer, 25th June 2021
ICS welcomes release of the Ever Given following a settlement that has been reached between authorities and ship owners
Mr Emanuele Grimaldi, Managing Director of the Grimaldi Group, long serving ICS Board member and immediate Vice Chairman, was named as ICS Chair - Designate following a decision by the ICS Board of Directors at a recent meeting, held 22-23 June.
Crew change crisis which swept the industry last year threatens to return, warns ICS chairman Esben Poulsson.