Tag: ICS

  • ICS Welcomes Navigational Safety Progress

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents 80% of the world merchant fleet, has welcomed the outcome of an important meeting between governments to advance navigational safety in the […]

  • Stop Now

    According to ICS Chairman Spyros M Polemis, “The world community cannot tolerate the abuse and the killing of seafarers.” He spoke to seafarers and maritime industry professionals in India recently, […]

  • ICS View

    Writing in their brochure to celebrate World Maritime Day, the International Chamber of Shipping has focused on the issue of armed guards.

  • Armed View

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has been collating the policy and rules of Flag States on arms and private armed guards on board ships. Kiran Khosla, ICS director of […]

  • Held To Ransom

    The future of ransom payments remains uncertain at the moment given the surprisign recent response by the Somali authorities. According to the head of the Transitional Federal Government’s Anti-Piracy Task […]

  • Mother Mandate

    Leading shipowners have called for navies to be given a firm mandate to immobilise pirate motherships used to launch attacks on commercial shipping vessels. Owner associations the International Chamber of […]

  • SOS Sign UP

    The SOS Save Our Seafarers campaign, launched by BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the International Shipping Federation (ISF), Intercargo, INTERTANKO and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), is […]