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Future of Shipping topic hub

What global currents are shaping the future of shipping? How is shipping changing? Spot signals of change, track trends and share resources to help your community sidestep risks and act on opportunities for a sustainable future.

Social Sustainability

Enhancing the awareness and attractiveness of maritime careers. Day of the Seafarer 2015.

Thought Leadership

Download our latest papers and reports, including the newly launched 'Changing Context -Global Trends.2012 to 2015: How global trends have progressed and moving towards our vision for shipping in 2040'.

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The SSI brings together over 17 leading companies from across the industry and around the world with NGOs Forum for the Future and WWF.


Latest featured articles, events, and publications

Vacancy – Research and Project Assistant

Research and Project Assistant The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) is looking for a motivated individual to join the SSI Secretariat in a temporary role as Research and…


Making Careers at Sea More Attractive – article in Maritime Executive

In many countries and particularly in the West, the popularity of seafaring as a career option has been in decline. A Drewry report that was…


SSI collaborates with Southampton Solent University on The Shipping Awareness Project

                         The international shipping industry is one of the few industries which can be said to have a genuine influence on our daily lives, not…