Leaders discuss maritime safety and security and the rise of piracy incidents in the latest ICS Leadership Insights series
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A round-up of key topics discussed at the Risk and Shipping ICS Leadership Insights Live event, including climate change, pandemics and global economics.
The changing risk landscape for shipping comes under the spotlight in this latest discussion in the ICS Leadership Insights series
The International Chamber of Shipping has launched the first edition of Maritime Security: A Comprehensive Guide for Shipowners, Seafarers and Administrations.
Statement from Guy Platten, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping, on the refloating of the Ever Given.
Joint statement from WHO, IMO, ILO and other UN agencies calls on member states to take action to urgently vaccinate seafarers.
Suez Canal blockage demonstrates just how much global supply chains rely on shipping, says International Chamber of Shipping
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has released a statement on the ongoing blockage of the Suez Canal by the ship Ever Given, noting that the incident lays bare the fragility of global supply chains.
New COVID-19 information leaflet provides important vaccine information for seafarers and shipowners.
COVID-19 vaccines reduce the severity of symptoms or prevent symptoms completely in a vaccinated person. However it is currently unknown if they prevent an individual carrying the virus and passing it on to others. Physical distancing, washing hands with soap and water or the use of hand sanitiser, good respiratory hygiene, and use of a mask remain the main methods to prevent spread of COVID-19 and seafarers should continue these practices once vaccinated.
This Guidance addresses legal, liability and insurance issues that could potentially arise for shipowners from or in connection with vaccinations of crew for coronavirus (COVID-19). It provides guidance on best employment practice to protect against such liabilities and information on insurance cover for such liabilities under the shipowner’s standard Protection and Indemnity (P&I) insurance.