Oceans are home to most of the life on our planet. They also regulate the climate and provide food to billions of people. We partner with local and indigenous communities to protect ocean and coastal ecosystems from catastrophic oil spills, rapidly increasing ship traffic and ocean trash.

COP26: Ship It Zero coalition welcomes Amazon participation in First Movers Coalition

Press Release | November 4, 2021
Today at COP26, Amazon joined the White House’s First Movers Coalition, a public-private partnership launched by U.S. President Joe Biden and the World Economic Forum to commercialize emerging technologies...

Congress, White House Reconciliation Package Must Maintain Historic Climate Investments for Shipping, Ports and Freight

Press Release | October 28, 2021
WASHINGTON (October 28, 2021) –The White House and key members of Congress have released a $1.85 trillion framework for the upcoming reconciliation package, which includes a historic $550 billion...

Climate Advocates: Big Retail Fossil-Free Shipping Commitment Historic, But Too Weak

Press Release | October 19, 2021
WASHINGTON (October 19, 2021) — Global retail giants including Amazon and IKEA today announced a landmark commitment to move their products off of fossil-fueled maritime cargo ships by 2040,...

Maersk correct to reject fossil gas in ocean shipping’s clean energy transition

Press Release | October 15, 2021
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Sea-LNG, lobbyist for producers and users of liquefied natural gas, took aim at Maersk according to Shipping Watch. Sea-LNG wrongly argues that fossil LNG is...

Walmart, Target Must Take Accountability for Spiking Port Pollution in Los Angeles, Long Beach

Press Release | October 14, 2021
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Biden-Harris administration authorized 24/7 operations at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to ease import backlogs, working with top importers including Walmart,...

Major Retailers Linked to Polluting Shipping Practices That Harm Public Health and Climate

Press Release | July 20, 2021
SEATTLE, WA — Just fifteen companies are responsible for emitting millions of tons of pollution from importing their goods into the United States on fossil-fueled ships, according to a...