The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) brings together some of the biggest companies in the maritime sector with the aim of creating a sustainable and successful shipping industry by 2040.

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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'.

SSI Members

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

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative signs declaration to tackle global wildlife trafficking

London – 16 March 2016 – The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”) has today signed a Declaration to tackle global wildlife trafficking routes. The Declaration was unveiled…


SSI holds landmark Roundtable to facilitate change in ship recycling

Press Release – London – 9 March 2016 The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”) – a pioneering coalition of companies from across the global shipping industry…


SSI launches Roadmap to 2040

SSI LAUNCHES ROADMAP TO A SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING INDUSTRY BY 2040  SSI members and key industry stakeholders work together to define tangible milestones across all areas…