ICS to Seek for Balance in York Antwerp Rules

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The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) plans to push for an improvement on the present system of the York ...

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ICS: Was the Prestige Ruling Reached in a Fair Trial?

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The judgement of the Spanish Supreme Court made in January 2016 in the Prestige oil spill case has raised ...

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Seafarers’ Minimum Wage to Stay at Current Level

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The minimum wage for able seafarers recommended by the International Labour Organization (ILO) will remain at its ...

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ITF to Check Seaferers’ Working Conditions in East Asia

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Inspectors of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have joined forces with dockers’ and ...

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Industry Launches Measures for Owners Scrapping Their Ships

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Shipping companies are being strongly encouraged to use new ‘Transitional Measures for Shipowners Selling Ships for ...

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Industry Bodies: Include Shipping in COP21 Deal

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The global shipping industry organizations are calling for shipping to be brought back in the latest draft text, ...

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ICS: Dramatic CO2 Measures Await the Shipping Industry

ICS Dramatic CO2 Measures Await the Shipping Industry2

The international shipping industry is about to undergo additional CO2 reductions that will be achieved in the ...

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Uncertainties in US to Persist Despite BWM Regime

ICS US Not Affected by IMO's New Ballast Regime

Despite the ratification and entry into force of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Ballast ...

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ICS Stands Firm behind Shipping’s CO2 Reduction Goals

ICS Stands Firm behind Shipping’s CO2 Reduction Goals

Responding to the Sustainable Shipping Initiative’s concerns that measures being taken by shipping fall short ...

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ICS: Shipping Not to Be Treated as OECD Economy

Shipping Not to Be Treated as OECD Economy

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has commented on the suggestion of a carbon charge for shipping made by ...

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Size of High Risk Piracy Area in Indian Ocean Cut

Size of High Risk Piracy Area in Indian Ocean Cut, Threat Still Exists

The size of the ‘High Risk Area’ for piracy in the Indian Ocean has been reduced, organisations representing the ...

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ICS: Shipping Set to Cut CO2 Emissions by 50 Pct by 2050

Shipping Set to Cut CO2 Emissions by 50 Pct by 2050

The global shipping industry is already delivering carbon neutral growth having reduced total CO2 emissions by more ...

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ICS Worried over Protectionist US Approach to LNG Exports

ICS Worried over Protectionist US Approach to LNG Exports

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has voiced serious concern about the potentially protectionist approach ...

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ICS Dismayed by US Stance on Ballast Water Regime

ICS Secretary General, Peter Hinchliffe

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced its fears that the unilateral stance taken at last week’s ...

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Industry Disappointed by EP Vote on CO2 Measures

Shipping Industry Disappointed by EP Vote on CO2 Measures

The shipping industry voiced its disappointment by the European Parliament’s adoption of a regional EU Regulation ...

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ICS Refutes T&E Claims on Modern Ship CO2 Efficiency

ICS Refutes T&E Claims on Modern Ship CO2 Efficiency

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has dismissed the recent claim by the European environmental lobby ...

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ICS: Regional Shipping Regulations Creating Chaos

Regional Shipping Regulation Creating Chaos

The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Masamichi Morooka, warned about the dangers of regional ...

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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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