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ITF’s Sustainable Shipping Position Paper

29 Oct 2021
ITF Africa
ITF Americas
ITF Arab World
ITF Asia Pacific
ITF Global

Widespread and systemic change is needed to speed up the maritime industry’s transition to a zero-carbon future.
Seafarers are already seeing the dangers of climate change. We are on the front line of the climate emergency. It’s often seafarers who are the ones pulling people from floodwaters. It’s seafarers rescuing climate refugees from our oceans in growing numbers, who may be fleeing climate change-driven droughts, famines, fires and rising sea levels.