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  • April 13, 2018

    The World Shipping Council welcomes the IMO's agreement on a Green House Gas reduction strategy and calls for an IMO-led research and development program.  Read the release. 

  • March 14, 2018

    European shipowners (ECSA) and World Shipping Council (WSC) call on the EU Institutions to propose, agree and implement a new European reporting formalities framework that benefits maritime carriers and the wider EU economy. Read the full release.

  • January 22, 2018

    Leading environmental organizations and the global shipping industry have joined in calling for an explicit prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels when the global 0.5% sulphur cap takes effect in 2020.  Read the full release.

  • October 18, 2017

    Some of the biggest EU business and trade bodies, covering economic activities from raw materials and agriculture, transport and logistics to technology providers, financial services, veterinary services, wholesale and retail, strongly urge EU and UK negotiators to put legal certainty and predictability for business and trade at the top of their negotiating agenda.  Read the full release.

  • October 3, 2017

    Las Palmas, Spain, 3rd October, 2017

    Safety improvements throughout the international supply chain can be made through the proper packing, handling  and transport of cargo transport units (CTUs), including containers, according to the four bodies making up the industry coalition, and which are responsible for a broad cross-section of the global CTU freight  industry.  Speaking at a special session of ICHCA International’s 65th anniversary conference in Las Palmas, Spain today a spokesperson from each coalition member – Global Shippers’ Forum, ICHCA International, TT Club and World Shipping Council - highlighted the varied challenges the industry faces in achieving such improvements.  Read the full release.

     

     

     

  • September 25, 2017

    Four industry bodies, Global Shippers Forum (GSF), ICHCA International, TT Club and World Shipping Council (WSC) asked delegates of IMO member states for the backing of their governments to communicate the content, to encourage and oversee the use of the IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code) within their jurisdictions. Read the full release.

     


     

     

  • August 16, 2017

    The Global Shippers Forum (GSF), ICHCA International, TT Club and World Shipping Council (WSC), will jointly host an event at the IMO that will focus on the correct packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTUs) and the safety issues that result from poor packing and securing practices. ‘Safety in the Intermodal Supply Chain’ will promote the awareness, understanding and implementation of the IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code). The event will take place on Tuesday 12 September at 17:30 in the IMO Building, London and will be followed by a networking reception. Read the full press release, including organization's contact information. .