The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Committee of Experts has sent a strong message to governments that they have failed in their duty of care towards seafarers under international law during the COVID-19 pandemic.
17 December 2020
The global shipping industry and welfare organisations have come together to support seafarers though the #SeafarersDeliveringChristmas campaign 2020.
14 December 2020
ICS welcomes a resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, which calls for all countries around the world to designate seafarers as key workers.
1 December 2020
Review covers the impact of COVID-19 and the intensifying crew change crisis plus a broad cross-section of such as efforts to decarbonise shipping and the USD 5 billion industry fund to accelerate the R&D of zero-carbon technologies.
26 November 2020
The letter calls for Bezos to use his influence and profile as the world’s leading retail entrepreneur, whose business relies upon global shipping, to take a stand for the 400,000 seafarers stranded at sea.
25 November 2020
The UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) has given initial consideration to an innovative proposal from the global shipping industry to collectively provide USD 5 billion to accelerate R&D to support its decarbonisation.
20 November 2020
ICS is delighted to support the #seafarersdeliveringchristmas campaign 2020.
16 November 2020
As governments come together at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) to consider important next steps to decarbonise maritime transport, the global shipping industry urgently calls on them to take forward its proposal for an industry-financed, USD 5 billion research and development programme, to catalyse the transformation of the industry from dependence on fossil fuels to operating with zero-carbon energy sources.
16 November 2020
The Secretary General was today awarded the prestigious Merchant Navy Medal for his services to the maritime sector.
12 November 2020
Large scale R&D investment essential to create zero-carbon fuels and ships / Failure by governments to support the industry’s initiative risks investment being misallocated, making it impossible for the sector to decarbonise.
11 November 2020