International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) publishes its Annual Review 2018

( The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest Annual Review 2018 running to some 64 pages. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is the principal global trade association for shipowners, concerned with all regulatory, operational and legal issues, as well as employment affairs.

The Annual Review is intended as a comprehensive overview of all the major issues faced by the global shipping industry, and in which ICS is engaged on behalf of its member national shipowners’ associations and it will be of interest to anyone involved with international shipping, including shipping companies, maritime administrations and policy makers.

Key Issues in 2018 discussed in the report:

  • Reducing CO2
  • A ‘Paris Agreement for Shipping’
  • The Global Sulphur Cap is Coming
  • Implementing the IMO Ballast Water Convention
  • The Shipping Downturn Ten Years On
  • The Future of IMO
  • Shaping the Future of Shipping – A New ICS Brand

ICS Chairman, Mr Esben Poulsson

The Year in Review discussed in the report:

  • Emissions Trading and Market Based Measures
  • Operational Efficiency Indexing
  • Developing Zero CO2 Fuels
  • Shipbuilding Issues
  • Perfecting Garbage Management
  • The Migrant Rescue Crisis
  • Piracy and Security
  • New STCW Training Regime
  • Navigational Safety
  • Lifesaving Appliances
  • ILO and the Maritime Labour Convention
  • Review of ILO Minimum Wage
  • Pollution Liability Regime Under Threat
  • Convention Ratification Campaign
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • UNCLOS Implementing Agreement
  • Flag State Performance
  • In Defence of Open Registers
  • Shipping Policy
  • Fighting Corruption
  • Publications
  • United for Wildlife
  • Internal Affairs
  • ICS Board of Directors 2017 – 2018
  • ICS Committee Structure
  • ICS Membership

For more details, click on below image to download full report.

Source: International Chamber of Shipping



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