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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

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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

SSI Delivers First Ever IWSA Wind Innovation Technology User Award to Enercon

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative was pleased to sponsor the International Wind Ship Association Wind Innovation Awards presented at the SMM conference in Hamburg on 8th…


Sustainable Shipping Initiative Sponsors IWSA Events at SMM Conference 2016

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative is pleased to be sponsoring two IWSA events at this years’ SMM Conference 2016 being held in Hamburg from 6th –…


SSI Appoints New Research & Operations Officer

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”), a pioneering coalition of companies from across the global shipping industry, today announced the appointment of Natalie Vigar as their…