Shipping Associations Tackle Cyber Security Threats

Shipping Associations Tackle Cyber Security Threats

The Round Table of international shipping associations (RT) comprising BIMCO, ICS, Intercargo and INTERTANKO ...

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Manpower Report: Most Seafarers Content at Sea

Most Seafarers Content at Sea

A majority of seafarers are content with life at sea, according to preliminary results of a new survey being ...

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New Environmental Regulations Carry USD 500Bn Price Tag

New Environmental Regulations Carry USD 500Bn Price Tag

The shipping industry cannot invest in environmental and social improvements required by regulators unless it is ...

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ICS: Uniform Arctic Shipping Rules Critical

Economist Arctic Summit

As the volume of Arctic shipping gradually increases in response to new interest in developing the region’s natural ...

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EU Must Step Up and Counter Mediterranean Migration

EU Must Step Up and Counter Mediterranean Migration

The burden of responsibility placed on merchant ships and their crews to rescue migrants in distress in the ...

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ICS Points to Flag State Underperformers

ICS Points to Flag State Underperformers

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its annual Shipping Industry Flag State Performance ...

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ILO Revises Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention

ILO Revises Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention

International Labour Organization (ILO) held a tripartite meeting of employers, seafarers’ unions and governments ...

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ICS: Implementation of Global Sulphur Cap Likely in 2020

Implementation of Global Sulphur Cap Likely in 2020

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has agreed that the shipping and bunker refining industries should work ...

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IMO Updates Rescue at Sea Guide

IMO Updates Rescue at Sea Guide

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued the updated and revised Rescue at Sea guide intended for ...

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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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