Bigger Ships on the Horizon for Fujairah

CEO of Fujairah Terminals

CEO of Fujairah Terminals updates on the progress with expansion plans at the port.

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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Shipowners Urge IMO to Set Timeline to Cut GHG Emissions

The world’s national shipowner associations represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have urged ...

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ICS Urges Govts to Finalize Treatment Systems Guidelines

As the International Maritime Organization’s Ballast Water Management Convention is set to enter into force ...

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EU's CO2 Regulations Must Line Up with International Rules

The member national shipowners’ associations of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have agreed to ...

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ICS Chooses New Chairman, Esben Poulsson

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has elected a new chairman, Esben Poulsson (Singapore), who will ...

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

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

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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 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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