Just under 500 seafarers remain sheltered awaiting evacuation onboard 109 ships at Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, down from 2,000 six weeks ago.
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Seafarers International Relief Fund launches urgent Ukraine crisis appeal to support seafarers and their families
The Seafarers International Relief Fund (SIRF) has launched a new appeal to the maritime industry to support seafarers and their families impacted by the crisis in Ukraine.
Supply chain issues will be compounded by lack of Ukrainian and Russian seafarers, says global body representing international shipping
Russian and Ukrainians who make up 14.5% of global shipping workforce are struggling to leave and join ships, according to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing 80% of the worlds merchant fleet, has warned of supply chain disruption should the free movement of Ukrainian and Russian seafarers be impeded.
SSE 8/15/7 – Unified interpretation on liferaft, lifeboat and rescue boat equipment in the LSA Code, and the 1994 and 2000 HSC Codes
Agenda: UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF PROVISIONS OF IMO SAFETY, SECURITY AND ENVIRONMENT-RELATED CONVENTIONS Submitted by: Marshall Islands, New Zealand, Panama, IACS, ICS, INTERMANAGER and INTERTANKO
Agenda: UNIFIED INTERPRETATION TO PROVISIONS OF IMO SAFETY, SECURITY, AND ENVIRONMENT-RELATED CONVENTIONS Submitted by: ICS and INTERTANKO
Using detailed, step by step checklists, the Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use provides a ship’s Security Officer with the practical skills to identify cyber risks and to protect vulnerable onboard systems. It also gives guidance on how best to detect, respond and recover in the event of a cyber attack.
A continued downward trend in Somali piracy has prompted leading shipping organisations to reduce the geographic boundaries of the ‘High Risk Area’ (HRA) for piracy in the Indian Ocean
Shipping industry welcomes Nigeria’s creation of ‘Deep Blue’ to stamp out piracy in the Gulf of Guinea
Nigeria has announced a significant investment in military and law enforcement infrastructure as part of a stepping up of actions to address the ongoing piracy issue in the Gulf of Guinea.
Maritime security and risk experts at the ICS Leadership Insights live event on 28 April discussed solutions needed for the GoG, as well as other maritime security risks shipping should keep on their radar in 2021