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.
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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.
Guy Platten, Secretary General ICS, awarded prestigious Merchant Navy Medal for services to the maritime sector
The Secretary General was today awarded the prestigious Merchant Navy Medal for his services to the maritime sector.
Will COVID-19 delay or accelerate the digitalisation of the shipping industry, and what training and skill sets will future seafarers need to equip them for the digital revolution?
Digitalisation of shipping and on how it is affecting the infrastructure of the industry will be the focus of a webinar on 11 November / Second edition of the Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use launched.
The ICS Diversity Tracker looks into the state of diversity and inclusion in the global shipping labour force. The Tracker, which surveyed more than 200 shipping companies across the world, sets baseline targets for improved corporate diversity and inclusion policies in the coming years.