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ICS: Coronavirus Costing Shipping Industry USD 350 Mln a Week

Coronavirus

Coronavirus outbreak is estimated to be costing the shipping industry USD 350 million a week.

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Ships Transiting Panama Canal to Face Over 30 Pct Price Hike

Panama Canal

Ships transiting the Panama Canal could face price hikes of over 30% by April 1, 2020, due to new charges.

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Industry Should Be Aware of IMO 2020 Teething Problems

containership

Teething problems are likely to happen when IMO 2020 first comes into effect on January 1, 2020.

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UAESA Joins International Chamber of Shipping

UAESA ICS

UAESA said it would use its membership to serve as a voice for the Middle East.

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ICS to Incentivize International Shipping's CO2 Reduction

Members of the ICS plan to take concrete steps to support further CO2 reduction by international shipping. 

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Shipping Industry Concerned About Rise of Protectionism

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Shipowners expressed their concern over recent trade developments impacting the shipping sector. 

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ICS, ASA and ECSA Commit to Deeper Collaboration

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Three trade associations sign MOU to enhance their cooperation on relevant maritime issues.

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ICS Voices Concern over Migrant Rescue Incident

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ICS expresses concerns about the recent incident involving migrants on board El Hiblu 1. 

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ICS: Oil Tanker Ban on BC's North Coast a Hindrance to Trade

oil-tankers

Prohibiting large tankers on BC's northern coast would interfere with international maritime trade.

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ICS: FONARs Are Not a Free Pass to Use Non-Compliant Fuel

Shipping

ICS: The possibility for shipowners to be issued with a FONAR should not be regarded as a 'free pass'.

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ICS: 2050 GHG Goal Cannot Be Achieved Using Fossil Fuels

shipping

The shipping industry will not be able to achieve the 2050 GHG reduction target using fossil fuels, ICS said.

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Industry Calls for Extension of Consortia Block Exemption

Venta Maersk

Liner shipping associations have asked the European Commission to extend the EU consortia block exemption regulation.

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Deal Reached on Higher Seafarer Wages

Seafarers

Seafarers across the globe can look forward to higher wages.

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ICS: International Trade Not a Zero-Sum Game

ships in Singapore

Challenging of the proven benefits of multilateralism in global trade by the U.S. could pose serious threats.

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ICS: STCW Seafarer Training Regime Needs to Be Revised

Seafarers

The previous major overhaul of the STCW regime was last undertaken by IMO member states over 25 years ago.

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Seafarers' Jobs Not Threatened by Autonomous Ships

Seafarer

There will be no shortage of jobs for seafarers, as a result of the introduction of autonomous ships.

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IMO Comes to Grips with Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues

IMO working group has made some headway on the sulphur testing and verification issues.

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ICS Clamps Down on Efficiency Indexing of Individual Ships

Container shipping general

ICS voiced its fierce opposition to the concept of mandatory operational efficiency indexing of individual ships.

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Merchant Ships Hostage of Italian Immigration Policy

Maersk Line

Not allowing merchant ships to disembark migrants could have significant implications on trade in the Mediterranean.

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Maersk’s Feeder Rescues 113 Migrants off Italy

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Maersk Line's feeder picks up 113 people from a boat off southern Italy.

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ICS: Carbon Targets Can Only Be Achieved with Zero CO2 Fuels

The CO2 reduction targets for 2050 can only be delivered with the global rollout of zero CO2 fuels, ICS said.

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