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International Chamber of Shipping

International Chamber of Shipping

Updated November 2023.
Employees say this is a great place to work*

Company Overview

About International Chamber of Shipping
ICS is the global trade association for shipowners and operators, representing the world’s national shipowner associations and over 80 % of the world merchant fleet. ICS was established in 1921 to ensure the development, promotion, and application of best practices throughout the shipping industry. ICS continues to support shipping and be the leading advocate for high operational standards and a regulatory environment embracing safety, environment, open markets and fair competition. ICS is an international, independent, not-for-profit London-based trade association. It is managed by its secretariat for the benefit of national shipowner associations and their members.
Company Size 33 UK-based Employees
International Chamber of Shipping Head Office
London, United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 42%
  • 2-5 years - 24%
  • 6-10 years - 9%
  • 11-15 years - 6%
  • 16-20 years - 3%
  • Over 20 years - 15%

Company Culture at International Chamber of Shipping

The employee experience below at International Chamber of Shipping, compared to a typical company.

93% of employees at International Chamber of Shipping say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
International Chamber of Shipping
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” Source: Great Place To Work® 2021 Global Employee Engagement Study.


I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.


This is a physically safe place to work.


I can ask management any reasonable question and get a straight answer.


Management shows appreciation for good work and extra effort.


When people change jobs or work units, they are made to feel right at home.

Working at International Chamber of Shipping

Working at International Chamber of Shipping
Guy Platten, Secretary General of International Chamber of Shipping
The International Chamber of Shipping reception at Walsingham House
The Pacific and Atlantic meeting rooms at Walsingham House
The ICS team at a team building event
The Shaping the Future of Shipping event 2021
Walsingham House, the ICS office

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