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  • 21 April, 2017

    Seafarers Awareness Week 24–30 June 2017

    Day of the Seafarer…

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  • 29 December, 2015

    Three Giants Join Forces in Promoting Shipping Professionalism

    China and the UK are expected to enhance bilateral maritime cooperation further in the new year. On 6th January 2016, The Professional Qualification Authority of the Ministry of Transport P. R. China (PQA), The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) and The Shipping Service Office of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (SHFTZ) are going to sign a Tripartite Agreement in Shanghai, followed with a Ceremony celebrating the launching of an International Classical Shipping Professionalism Development Program in China. For the first time, there will be a Shipping Training Program which is recognized by both the top shipping qualification authority in China - MOT and the worldwide recognized shipping qualification institute from the UK - ICS.…

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  • 15 October, 2015

    A partnership is formed

    The Trustees of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers’ Educational Trust have recently announced the signing of a service agreement with the Maritime London Officer Cadet Scheme (MLOCS) under which the Institute will provide administrative assistance to the MLOCS and in particular launch an internet driven initiative to bring current and past MLOCS Cadets together and at the same time introduce them to the opportunities for furthering their knowledge of the industry through Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers’ membership.…

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  • 29 September, 2015

    Opportunities in ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative / 一带一路:新战略,新机遇

    On 24th September, ICS as one of the professional and highend
    organization was invited to join the Shanghai Shipping and Finance
    Excellent Center Programme in 2015 ISSDF. Windy Zheng, the Representative of ICS China attended the signing ceremony. The other companies and organizations joined the programme includes: Braemar, BMT, Sperre, Norton Rose, ShanghaiHonghua, Urban Environment Planning & Design Institute of HongKong.…

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  • 22 May, 2015

    Back from the brink (TradeWinds)

    When Julie Lithgow became director of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) three and a half years ago, it was heading towards insolvency. Appointing a young but obviously dynamic woman who had never run a company before must have felt like a gamble, but it proved to be an astute move.…

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  • 13 April, 2015

    Greeks go for broking: ICS president tells IMIF…

    Greece is witnessing a surge of enthusiasm from men and women keen to pursue shipbroking as a career. The upswing in the already popular profession in the traditionally strong shipping nation was reported by Bruce Ogilvy, president of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, when he addressed a meeting in London of the International Maritime Industries Forum.…

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  • 26 February, 2015

    ICS Cyprus branch supports people with autism

    As part of its collective offering, representatives of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
    Cyprus (ICS Cyprus Branch), donated a check to the Charity Foundation "Association for Persons with Autism" with money received from fundraising among the members of the Institute. The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers was founded in 1911 in the United Kingdom.

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  • 4 April, 2014

    Greek talent dominates in annual ICS exams

    ICS Exams 2014 - Athens overtakes London as the most popular centre for students sitting the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) annual exams.…

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  • 7 March, 2014

    Colombo, The Ideal Hub Port

    "Colombo, The Ideal Hub Port" says Captain Richard Brook-Hart, ICS International Chairman…

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  • 3 March, 2014

    Bill Spence appointed as Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Orkney

    Bill Spence appointed as Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Orkney…

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