IMO Applauds ICS Changing Stance on Ballast Water

IMO Applauds ICS Changing Stance on Ballast Water

IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed the reconsideration by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

ICS Changes Position on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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UN Agencies Urge for Solution to Irregular Maritime Migration

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has together with other UN agencies called for concerted action from ...

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ICS Issues Guidance on Rescue Operations at Sea

ICS Issues Guidance on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new Guidance on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea in ...

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ICS Ushers In New Chemical Tanker Safety Guide

ICS Ushers In New Chemical Tanker Safety Guide

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a fully updated edition of the definitive industry ...

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ICS Encourages Strict Sulphur Rules Implementation

ICS Encourages Strict Sulphur Rules Implementation

The shipping industry is fully committed to total compliance with the 0.1% sulphur in fuel requirements in Emission ...

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ICS: Only IMO Should Deal with Shipping Emissions

ICS Only IMO Should Deal with Maritime Emissions

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is developing additional measures to reduce CO2 emissions from ...

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EU Bodies Getting Ahead of Themselves on CO2 Reporting ?

ICS Secretary General, Peter Hinchliffe

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced its disappointment and concern as the European Union is about to ...

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ICS Questions Benefits of China’s Ship Recycling Policy

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The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced concern in relation to China’s new ship recycling policy, saying ...

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Quality Standards Paramount

Quality Standards Paramount

Quality is the paramount and must be maintained by continuous enhancement of shipbuilding standards, classification ...

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ReCAAP: Siphoning Incidents Still Major Concern

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There has been significant trend change in terms of the number of incidents reported within the nine-month period ...

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ICS: Rescue of All Persons in Distress at Sea Is a Must

Rescue of All Persons in Distress at Sea Is a Must

The rescue of all persons in distress at sea – including illegal migrants – is an obligation under international ...

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IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted measures to help accelerate the entry into ...

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ICS: Ballast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

ICS: Balast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

Governments attending the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) ...

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ICS: Oil Pollution Compensation Regime Threatened

IOPCF Wind Up Threatens Current Regime

The smooth running of the well-established global regime for compensation from oil pollution from ships may be ...

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ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of ...

ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of IMO Meeting

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and its member national shipowners’ associations are engaged in the ...

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Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Guidelines Updated

Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Guidelines Updated

The Round Table of international shipping industry associations has released an updated version of ...

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Maritime Shippers Cut Green House Gas Emissions by Fifth

Marine Shipping Green House Gas Emissions Cut by Fifth

The total Green House Gas emissions from global maritime transport are estimated to have been over 20% lower in ...

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ICS: Implementation of Environmental Regulations Major ...

Implementation of Environmental Regulations Major Concern

In advance of a critical intergovernmental meeting next month at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), ...

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Global Shippers Issue Ebola Risk Guidance

Global Shippers Issue Ebola Risk Guidance

Three global shipping organisations issued on Monday guidance to their members on the risks posed to ships’ crews ...

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ICS Backs Anti-Trust Exemptions for Shipping

ICS Backs Important Anti-Trust Exemptions for Shipping

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has submitted comments on behalf of the global shipping industry to a ...

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