Mapping a Maritime Just Transition for Seafarers
At the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP 27), the first global task force dedicated to a just transition in the maritime industry has launched a ten-point action plan to upskill seafarers and meet shipping’s decarbonization goals. Read 'Mapping a Maritime Just Transition for Seafarers' here
The Maritime Just Transition Task Force was established during COP26 in November 2021,by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the United Nations Global Compact, the International Labour Organization (ILO)and the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The Task Force has the aim of supporting a just and human-centered decarbonization of the shipping industry.
The Task Force is grateful to its primary funder, Lloyd’s Register Foundation, and its programme partner, the Singapore Maritime Foundation. The Task Force is also grateful to its Phase 1 Project Supporters: Anglo-Eastern Ship Management, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA, Ocean Technologies Group, Ocean Network Express, and Philippine Transmarine Carriers(PTC).
More information on the Maritime Just Transition Task Force and its Global Industry Peer Learning Group can be found on the UN Global Compact website, the International Chamber of Shipping website and the International Transport Workers’ Federation website.