The Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative (SRTI), hosted by the Sustainable Shipping Initiative since its creation in 2018, has been transferred to Smart Freight Centre from 1 January 2023.

The SRTI was developed as an independent initiative and launched in December 2018 with the objective of bringing together ship recycling stakeholders around transparency, to call for and contribute to a level playing field for responsible and transparent ship recycling.

Since 2018, the initiative has grown to 31 signatories and 14 disclosing shipowners across North America, Europe and Asia, all committed to enabling positive change in the ship recycling sector.

Alongside a committed Steering Group, the Sustainable Shipping Initiative has worked to promote the SRTI and the need for transparency through events and the publication of an annual report.

Now, we are pleased to announce the transition of the initiative to Smart Freight Centre (SFC), an international non-profit organisation focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from freight transportation. SFC programs include the Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC)Clean Cargo, and the Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance (SFBA), bringing expertise with data-driven initiatives that make it a natural fit to be the new host for the SRTI.

Looking ahead, we wish the SRTI community and Smart Freight Centre all the best and look forward to continued collaboration between our initiatives.

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