A new Seafarer Workforce Report from BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) warns that the industry must significantly increase training and recruitment levels if it is to avoid a serious shortage in the total supply of officers by 2026.
The global crew change crisis could lead to a shortage of seafarers if exhausted crew choose to leave the shipping industry rather than risk another long period trapped at sea, warns the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ).
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is set to launch the second edition of its Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use in collaboration with BIMCO and Witherbys. The workbook provides ships’ crews with the practical means to identify cyber risks and to protect vulnerable onboard systems.
The International Chamber of Shipping has made a wide range of its essential maritime publications available as ebooks to help the industry gain instant access to information.
BIMCO has unveiled a new guide to help shipowners and operators manage increasing cyber threats they are faced with every day.
A new survey from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) reveals that internet access for seafarers for personal use onboard ships is more widespread than previously imagined, while the positive benefits associated with this access outweigh the feared safety concerns around the technology.
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has released a new study, conducted on its behalf by the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA), examining the potential impact of autonomous ships on the role of seafarers and the global shipping industry.
Cyber security, alongside carbon emissions and safety, was identified as one of the top line agenda issues for the recently concluded annual Tripartite Shipbuilding Forum, supported by a range of shipping organisations including BIMCO, ICS, INTERTANKO, OCIMF, and IACS.
The second edition of The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships has been released, compiled by a joint industry group led by BIMCO and now including new members OCIMF and IUMI, as well as original contributors CLIA, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO.
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and IT Energy have announced the latest release of the ISF Watchkeeper application, version 3.5, developed to maintain records of individual seafarers’ work hour records, as required by IMO and ILO regulations, as well as helping to prevent crew fatigue and avoid issues with Port State Control.
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