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FIATA stands with seafarers maintaining global trade during COVID-19

FIATA stands with seafarers maintaining global trade during COVID-19

May. 27 | Image by Helmut Jungclaus from Pixabay The International Federation of Freight Forwarding Associations (FIATA) extends its support to struggling seafarers who keep the global supply chain moving in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As the...

Ship, port operators to governments: allow safe, unrestricted delivery of goods

Ship, port operators to governments: allow safe, unrestricted delivery of goods

Mar. 25 | The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) are jointly calling on all governments to support maritime trade and global supply chains by continuing to allow commercial ships access to ports...

ICS issues guidance to carriers on coronavirus containment

ICS issues guidance to carriers on coronavirus containment

Jan. 29 | The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued guidance to ship owners on safeguarding public health and avoiding the unnecessary closure of ports in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. In a statement on January 28, ICS released instructions...

Int’l shipping ready for IMO 2020 but anticipates ‘teething problems’

Int’l shipping ready for IMO 2020 but anticipates ‘teething problems’

Dec. 27 | The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said the industry is prepared to comply with the UN International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) global sulfur cap (IMO 2020) even as it aired concerns over possible issues with compliant fuels and a level...

Guidelines on implementing IMO safety management code updated

Guidelines on implementing IMO safety management code updated

Dec. 16 | The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has released the fully revised edition of its “Guidelines on the Application of the IMO International Safety Management (ISM) Code.” The guidelines on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ISM Code...

Shipping lauds new IMO regulations to meet 2030 GHG targets

Shipping lauds new IMO regulations to meet 2030 GHG targets

May. 20 | The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it remains confident that shipping will improve its carbon efficiency by at least 40% by 2030 compared to 2008, in line with the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) targets to reduce greenhouse...

IMO to add maritime corruption to formal agenda

IMO to add maritime corruption to formal agenda

Apr. 24 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently agreed to include maritime corruption as a regular work item on its agenda, a move welcomed by the industry. The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) in a release April 15 said that a paper on...

Shipowners warned not to use FONARS as a ‘free pass’ to use non-compliant fuel

Shipowners warned not to use FONARS as a ‘free pass’ to use non-compliant fuel

Feb. 27 | The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes the decision in principle by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that in exceptional circumstances, safety or operational concerns about the quality of low-sulfur fuels may be a valid reason...

IMO asked to take measures to address sulfur cap implementation issues

IMO asked to take measures to address sulfur cap implementation issues

Feb. 13 | With the January 1, 2020 deadline for the sulfur cap approaching, the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) should take measures to address expected implementation problems, says International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) chairman Esben...

Shipping industry presses to extend consortia block exemption in EU

Shipping industry presses to extend consortia block exemption in EU

Dec. 21 | Four international liner shipping groups are calling for an extension of the European Union’s consortia block exemption regulation (“BER”) for an additional five years beyond its current 2020 expiration date. The four trade associations—World...