RIGHTSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY
RIGHTSHIP IS COMMITTED TO MAKING A
DIFFERENCE TO THE MARITIME SECTOR

COMMITTED TO CARBON REDUCTION

Complementing our mission to improve the safety and environmental sustainability of the maritime industry, RightShip is a proud carbon-neutral organisation.

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A CARBON-NEUTRAL ORGANISATION

Being carbon-neutral involves purchasing carbon credits to offset the emissions associated with the business operation of our three global offices, including international flights and employee travel to and from work.

It was estimated that the net total carbon emissions for RightShip during 2016 / 2017 was 951 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents (tCO2-e)1, which were offset to support the Lavers Hill Conservation efforts in the Great Otway National Park, Australia.

Through the carbon offset program, RightShip is upholding its commitment to provide leadership in environmental sustainability to the international shipping industry.

1 Pangolin Associates – Greenhouse Gas Assessment for RightShip Pty Ltd FY 2016/17

CARBON-NEUTRAL EVENTS

RightShip provides carbon offset sponsorship of selected maritime industry events, working with organisers to take responsibility for emissions associated with the event and to lead in climate change action.

The carbon footprint of the event is estimated, taking into consideration the number of attendees, the location and length of the event,and the accommodation and travel requirements of the delegates.

RightShip then purchases the required number of carbon offset credits to make the event carbon-neutral. A carbon offset certificate is awarded to the conference, highlighting the commitment of both RightShip and the organisers to compensate for the environmental impact of their event.

For more information, please contact environment@rightship.com

In 2018, organisers of the following conferences collectively offset 2,443 tonnes of CO2e, making the maritime industry more sustainable – one event at a time!

  • Asian Tanker Conference – 44t
  • CMA Shipping – 1,461t
  • Green Shiptech China – 121t
  • Cargill: Modern Green Profitable – 70t
  • NAMEPA – 66t
  • Sustainable Ocean Summit – 541t
  • Tradewinds – 84t
  • Maritime Day – 51t
  • Greentech – Green Marine

WE BELIEVE WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY SUPPORTING NOT-FOR-PROFIT MARITIME ORGANISATIONS, INCLUDING THOSE THAT WORK TOWARDS SAFETY, SUSTAINABILITY & IMPROVING SEAFARER WELLBEING.

GIVING BACK

RightShip is committed to making a difference to the maritime sector.

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Alongside our mission to make our seas safer and minimise the environmental impact of international shipping, we believe we make a difference by supporting not-for-profit maritime organisations, including those that work towards improving the wellbeing of seafarers.

In the past two years we have supported the following organisations:

  • The Sailors’ Society – donating AUD$70K to provide social welfare coaching in maritime technical colleges across China; raised over USD$12K in the 2017 Asian Challenge (further to the USD$20K+ raised in 2015). In addition, our former Vetting Superintendent Mathieu Antin completed the 2017 London Marathon in support of Sailors’ Society, raising a further GBP 3,000.
  • Mission to Seafarers, Melbourne, Australia – RightShip donated AUD$10K to assist with the purchase of a second bus to transport seafarers in 2017.
  • Yale University – USD$40K to fund the development of a sustainable seafarer research database, which is dedicated to the study and promotion of seafarer health and wellness, while providing actionable information to reduce injury and illness at sea.
  • Alma Doepel restoration fund – donated over AUD$11K to cover the cost of 2,000 forged, galvanised bolts required for fastening the new hull framing and planking on Alma Doepel.
  • Port Arthur Seafarers Centre, Houston, TX – donated USD$2K to purchase computer equipment.
  • Seafarers House, Fort Lauderdale, Florida – donated over USD$7K to purchase computer equipment.
  • Seamen’s Centre, Corpus Christi, Texas – following Hurricane Harvey in 2017, RightShip donated over USD$4K to replace damaged computer equipment

RightShip also support staff fundraising efforts by matching their total raised dollar-for-dollar (up to $200) per event or cause.

INDUSTRY COLLABORATION

Actively engaging with the wider industry to make our seas safer and more sustainable is a core aspect of RightShip’s business.

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RightShip has a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) to better address and understand the industry’s human element, and is a signatory to the Poseidon Challenge working towards zero fatalities, zero pollution and zero detentions.

Encouraging industry-best safety standards, members of leading industry associations are recognised on the Qi platform.

RightShip is a founding member the World Ocean Council, a not-for-profit organisation which seeks to catalyse collaboration in ocean sustainability and stewardship, tackling global marine environmental issues and advancing “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”.

RightShip also recognise the important role that the group of Marine Environment Protection Associations (HELMEPA, AUSMEPA, CYMEPA and NAMEPA) undertake to promote sound environmental practice. RightShip is currently working with AUSMEPA to build the Maritime Emissions Portal, which will provide transparency surrounding air emissions in a port area, allowing for emissions reduction schemes and port benchmarking.

UPCOMING EVENTS

11 JUN- 19 NOV 2019

RIGHTSHIP SEMINARS - EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Throughout 2019 RightShip are partnering with local industry groups to host a series of seminars in key maritime regions across the world, focusing on trends & developments in the safety and sustainabilty space.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for upcoming sessions, with more information and event registration to be provided closer to the event date.

For more information and to register your interest in attending one of the seminars, please go here.

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5 SEP 2019

TRADEWINDS SHIPOWNERS FORUM - GREATER CHINA

RightShip are proud to be a Carbon Offset Sponsor for the Shanghai Tradewinds Shipowners Forum.

RightShip provides carbon offset sponsorship of selected maritime industry events. The carbon footprint of the event is estimated, taking into consideration the number of attendees, the location and length of the event,and the accommodation and travel requirements of the delegates.

For more information and to register, please go here.

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18 SEP 2019

CASANZ SHIPPING & AIR EMISSIONS WORKSHOP

RightShip’s Kris Fumberger (Sustainability Manager) is delighted to be presenting at the 2019 CASANZ Shipping & Air Emissions workshop.

Kris will be discussing efficiency ratings for ocean-going vessels via video link.

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29 SEP 2019

HOUSTON MARITIME MUSEUM ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE SERIES

RightShip are proud to be sponsors and a panelist at the Houston Maritime lecture series.

RightShip’s Anuj Chopra (VP Americas) will be a panelist at the Shipping and Operational Risk in Shipping lecture.

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30 SEP - 2 OCT 2019

2ND WMU REGIONAL CONFERENCE FOR THE AMERICAS

RightShip are proud to be a Carbon Offset Sponsor for the 2nd WMU Regional conference for the Americas. Anuj Chopra (Vice President, Americas) will also be in attendance and presenting at the conference.

RightShip provides carbon offset sponsorship of selected maritime industry events. The carbon footprint of the event is estimated, taking into consideration the number of attendees, the location and length of the event,and the accommodation and travel requirements of the delegates.

For more information and to register, please go here.

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1-4 OCT 2019

4TH ANNUAL ANZPAC WORKSHOP ON BIOFOULING MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING

RightShip are proud to be a Carbon Offset Sponsor for the 4th annual ANZPAC workshop on biofouling for sustainable shipping.

RightShip provides carbon offset sponsorship of selected maritime industry events. The carbon footprint of the event is estimated, taking into consideration the number of attendees, the location and length of the event,and the accommodation and travel requirements of the delegates.

For more information on the workshop and to register, please go here.

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15 - 17 OCT 2019

SHIPPING INSIGHT 2019

RightShip are proud to be sponsors and exhibitors at the 2019 SHIPPINGInsight event in Connecticut, USA.

RightShip’s Anuj Chopra (VP Americas) will also be a panelist on October 16 discussing the move to decarbonisation.

 

 

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22 - 23 OCT 2019

NAMEPA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

RightShip are proud to be a Carbon Offset Sponsor for the annual NAMEPA Conference.

RightShip provides carbon offset sponsorship of selected maritime industry events. The carbon footprint of the event is estimated, taking into consideration the number of attendees, the location and length of the event,and the accommodation and travel requirements of the delegates.

For more information on the workshop and to register, please go here.

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12 NOV 2019

TRADEWINDS SHIPOWNERS FORUM - TOKYO

RightShip are proud to be a Carbon Offset Sponsor for the Tokyo Tradewinds Shipowners Forum.

RightShip provides carbon offset sponsorship of selected maritime industry events. The carbon footprint of the event is estimated, taking into consideration the number of attendees, the location and length of the event,and the accommodation and travel requirements of the delegates.

14 NOV 2019

DCN SHIPPING INDUSTRY AWARDS

RightShip are proud to be Carbon Offset Sponsors of the 2019 DCN Shipping Industry Awards.

RightShip provides carbon offset sponsorship of selected maritime industry events. The carbon footprint of the event is estimated, taking into consideration the number of attendees, the location and length of the event,and the accommodation and travel requirements of the delegates.

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