Shipping and World Trade Facts: Top Containership Operators | The international shipping industry is responsible for the carriage of around 90% of world trade.
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Graph and Table to show the tonnage of dead weight for various countries
Graph and Table detailing key statistics about Major Flag States in the Shipping Industry
The worldwide population of seafarers serving on internationally trading merchant ships is estimated at 1,647,500 seafarers, of which 774,000 are officers and 873,500 are ratings.
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is running a unique series of digital events which will give shipping industry leaders an insight into how the post-COVID direction of national policies and corporate strategies outside the industry will impact on the future of shipping and international trade.
Findings reflect the industry’s ongoing efforts to decouple trade and emissions growth / Governments must get behind the adoption of the international R&D fund proposal submitted to the IMO last year.
HONG KONG, 21ST NOVEMBER - Earlier today, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) proudly announced the opening of its China Liaison Office in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Thursday, 21 November, during a reception hosted by the Hong Kong Shipowners Association.
September 24, 2019 - Marking a milestone achievement in the UAE maritime industry, today (Tuesday 24th September) saw the UAE Shipping Association (UAESA) becoming a full member of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Following the seizure of the oil tanker ‘Stena Impero’ on 19 July, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) and the Asian Shipowners' Association (ASA) jointly urge immediate action by the international community to stop the escalation of tensions and fully respect international law.
PRESS STATEMENT – International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Strait of Hormuz
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is receiving reports that a British registered vessel - Stena Impero - has been diverted from its original course in the Strait of Hormuz while sailing in international waters.