Summarises data available in the public domain in terms of Port State Control records, ratification of international Conventions, and IMO meeting attendance. It is intended to encourage shipowners to maintain a dialogue with their flag administrations to help bring about any improvements that might be necessary in the interests of safety, the environment and decent working conditions.
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Submitted by Canada, Finland, Georgia, the Marshall Islands, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Turkey, CMI, ICS and P&I Clubs Legal Committee, 105th Session, Agenda Item 11, January 2018.
This brochure on ‘Promoting Maritime Treaty Ratification’ highlights the need for governments to ratify and implement maritime conventions adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and other United Nations bodies that impact on shipping.
Submitted by ICS and CMI, Assembly, 30th Session, Agenda Item 20, November 2017.
ICS ‘Deeply Concerned’ by Canadian Legislation that Will Interfere with International Maritime Trade
The Canadian Parliament is giving consideration to legislation that would have the effect of establishing a moratorium on the shipment of crude oil in the waters of Northern British Columbia (Bill C-48: An Act respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ports or marine installations located along British Columbia’s north coast).
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will address some of the biggest concerns in modern shipping at its annual conference this year, to be held during London International Shipping Week (LISW). Secretary-General to the IMO, Kitack Lim, and ICS Chairman, Esben Poulsson, will be spearheading discussions, following what will have been be an eventful two months in the industry’s legislative calendar.
At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing shipowners at a UN Preparatory Committee which is developing a new legal instrument, under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which will apply to ‘high seas’ areas beyond national jurisdiction.
Compares flag State laws on armed guards and arms on board
The Table provides an annual overview of the performance of the world’s flag states against a number of criteria such as port state control records, ratification of international maritime Conventions and attendance at IMO meetings. The Table is mainly intended to encourage shipowners and operators to maintain an open dialogue with their flag administrations with respect to any improvements that might be necessary.
Comments upon the update on the IMO-ILO joint database of abandonment of seafarers and the entry into force of the 2014 amendments to the MLC 2006
Submitted by ICS, Legal Committee, 104th session, Agenda item 4, March 2017.