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ICS Voices Concern over Migrant Rescue Incident


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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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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2020 Sulphur Cap: Likely Teething Troubles


There is still a cloud of uncertainty with regard to the implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap for ships.

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Guy Platten New Secretary-General of ICS

Guy Platten is to take on the role of Secretary-General at the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

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Liberia Scores a Win for Shipping in Brazilian Court

The Liberian Registry, in co-operation with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has assisted the holder of ...

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ICS: Shipping Needs to Be Economically Sustainable

The shipping industry could only be environmentally sustainable if it is economically sustainable as well, the ...

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ICS: EU Decision to Revise EU ETS Demonstrates Faith in IMO

The recent decision by the European Union not to include shipping within the full scope of the regional EU ...

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ICS, ESPO against Inclusion of Shipping in EU ETS

After the European Parliament voted to include CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), ...

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ICS: IMO Could Set Initial CO2 Reduction Goals by 2018

The recent International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreement on a CO2 Road Map for shipping is a significant ...

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