ICS offers free guidance on IMO sulfur cap compliance 1

ICS offers free guidance on IMO sulfur cap compliance

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has produced a free comprehensive guidance on implementation planning to help shipowners comply with the upcoming IMO global sulfur cap. The guidance has been prepared for what ICS says will...
ICS gives new guidance on garbage management plans 2

ICS gives new guidance on garbage management plans

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has recently published a new edition of its “Guidance for the Preparation and Implementation of Garbage Management Plans as Required by MARPOL Annex V.” This second edition is intended to...
Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet 3

Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet

International shipping industry organisations, with military support, have launched a new website dedicated to providing comprehensive maritime security guidance to companies and mariners. Launched today, the new website www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org provides security-related guidance produced by the industry...
ICS Encouraged by IMO Progress on 2020 Global Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues 4

ICS Encouraged by IMO Progress on 2020 Global Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues

In a statement today, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is encouraged by efforts made by IMO Member States to resolve some pressing practical challenges ahead of the global implementation of the 0.5% sulphur...
Start of Major UN Negotiation on Future Ocean Governance 5

Start of Major UN Negotiation on Future Ocean Governance

At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing shipowners at the start of a major negotiation to agree a new legal instrument for the protection of the ocean under...
ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans 6

ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has recently published a new edition of its ‘Guidance for the Preparation and Implementation of Garbage Management Plans as Required by MARPOL Annex V’. This second edition is intended to...
ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime 7

ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime

Speaking in Manila, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, has called for a comprehensive revision of the IMO STCW Convention which governs global standards for the training and certification of around...
Start Of Major UN Negotiation On Future Ocean Governance 8

Start Of Major UN Negotiation On Future Ocean Governance

At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing shipowners at the start of a major negotiation to agree a new legal instrument for the protection of the ocean under...
ICS Announces New Edition Of Best Practice Safety Guide For Gas Carrier Operators

ICS Announces New Edition of Best Practice Safety Guide for Gas Carrier Operators

The global trade association for ship operators, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has announced that it will soon be publishing a new edition of the ICS Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas). The ‘ICS Gas Guide’...