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.
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Mr. William A. O’Neil, Secretary-General Emeritus of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has died in the United Kingdom, aged 93.
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?
During its Virtual Annual General Meeting on 15 September, the board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) reappointed Esben Poulsson, the current Chairman of ICS for a further two-year term.
The vast majority of ships’ support level ratings are recruited from developing nations, and the shipping industry is probably unique in that, under the auspices of the International Labour Organization (ILO), it has a recommended global minimum wage for seafarers.
Aim to safeguard the health of seafarers and guarantee the safe operations of maritime trade – offering governments and the general public reassurance that seafarers can embark and disembark ships safely. Published by ICS, IMHA and INTERTANKO.
This Manpower Report 2015 Executive Summary was withdrawn in June 2021 and replaced by the Seafarer Workforce Report 2021 Edition. A comprehensive report on the global manpower situation in the shipping industry prepared by BIMCO and ICS.
An International Maritime Health Association (IMHA) interim paper offering a common sense, best practice approach to mitigate the risk of transmission of Covid-19 in seafarers joining the ship with quarantine and testing.
Alarming reports of ship managers and individuals failing to comply with national crew change guidelines / Failure to adhere to crew change protocols must not be tolerated.
Clip raising awareness for the over 400,000 seafarers being impacted by governments' continued inaction to facilitate crew changes across the world. Day of the Seafarer 25 June 2020.