Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) has become a member of the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), an alliance of key organisations that is driven to bring change to a more sustainable maritime industry, the company said in its release.
WSM joins other fourteen members spanning the shipping value chain: ABN Amro, Bunge, Forum for the Future, IMC Industrial Group, Lloyd’s Register, Louis Dreyfus Company, Maersk, Oldendorff Carriers, Priya Blue, RightShip, The China Navigation Company, South32, Standard Chartered Bank, and WWF.
SSI brings together like-minded, leading organisations with shared goals and determination to improve the shipping industry. Members, ranging from shipowners and charterers, to environmental NGOs, banks, service providers and classification societies, work together toward the milestones laid out in the Roadmap to a sustainable shipping industry.
Wilhelmsen Ship Management is committed to operating responsibly and making a positive contribution to society and the environment. The Singapore based ship manager has a progressive aim to incorporate the elements of People, Environment, Trade and Customer into the heart of ship management operations. As a member, Wilhelmsen Ship Management will participate in working groups on issues relevant to the Roadmap’s six vision areas: Oceans, Communities, People, Transparency, Finance, and Energy.