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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.

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

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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

SSI Statement on CO2 emissions from shipping.

Ahead of discussions at COP21, which will be held in Paris from 30th November, the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”) today released a statement calling for…


SSI releases CO2 impact report commissioned from UCL

The SSI is pleased to release a report commissioned from University College London Energy Institute.  This report examines the scale of the challenge facing the…


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…