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Next Generation initiatives in Ocean & Energy

We map & unite the world of initiatives, frontrunners & stakeholders committed to supporting the young generation of ocean & energy talents

We have now started the official scouting, to map the world of initiatives supporting & empowering young talents and enable their growth journey and changemaker capabilities. Get on the map!

  • Are you initiator of a youth/next generation group or initiative?

  • Do you support next generation through dedicated mission within corporate initiatives, accelerators, funds or cluster programs?

  • Is your organisation aiming for contributing to fuel more change from within through enabling next generation to challenge the established industry and drive real change. Who have committed to clear tangible targets & projects?

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Help us complete the map!

Check out the initial list of youth/next generation initiatives - and join us in making it complete!

Global Initiatives build by Next Generation

  • YoungShip International (YSI) is a professional non-profit organisation for young people working within the global maritime industry

  • SPNI - Shipping Professional Network International is a non-profit, non-partisan organisation dedicated to the promotion and development of the global maritime industry. Established in 2007, by a former YoungShip´er

  • Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) activates young people, develops and implements innovative solutions, and mobilizes an ocean workforce to restore the health of the ocean in our lifetime. Founded in 2014, SOA has cultivated into the world's largest network next-gen leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates, mentors, and partners working to create solutions for the largest challenges facing our ocean

  • Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) is a non-profit organization with more than 40,000 members worldwide

  • Ocean Youth

  • The Ocean Project

  • Youth for Ocean YO

Regional initiatives - Young Professionals

  • Young Shipping Professionals of New York (YSPNY) is to promote and increase interaction among young professionals within the shipping industry and to provide a forum for members to develop their industry knowledge, foster career development and strengthen their connections with other members

  • Shipping Proffesionals Network London (SPNL) London’s own meeting place for young shipping professionals. The SPNL enjoys significant industry support, with industry backing from the UK Chamber of Shipping

  • Shipping Proffesionals Network Mumbai (SPNM) SPN´s first international branch for the Mumbai shipping community,

  • Young Professionals in Shipping Network Hong Kong (YPSN) Founded in 2010 by like minded individuals with a passion for Shipping, and has grown from an informal social gathering of friends and colleagues into an incorporated non-profit association, holding events attracting over 200 attendees. With strong support from the shipping community, the YPSN has gone from strength to strength and now have over 900 members from a wide range of reputable companies and institutions in Hong Kong.

  • Young Professionals in Shipping Network China (YPSN PRC )As of 2012 this branch was established to expand the HK network with successful events held both in Shanghai and Beijing

  • YoungFish a Norwegian independent organization for young professionals below 40 who works in - or in relation to - the sea food industry. Inspired by YoungShip.

  • Women Offshore - The Women Offshore Foundation propels women+ into meaningful careers through access to a worldwide community and professional development resources, while raising awareness amongst industry leaders and decision makers about issues affecting women on the water.

  • Maritime SheEO - offers a bouquet of services focusing on the business case for diversity. It aims to create solutions that can impact the maritime and allied industries – with a focus on diversity & inclusion (D&I), leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship and competitive advantage.

  • SheFarers / SheCode - has a mission to create an online platform to support people in the maritime industry who experience difficulties at work. It is open to everyone in the industry: for people working offshore, in ports or in management, across the world

  • Young Executives Shipping (YES) Forum - is the platform of open dialogue in the Greek Shipping and Sea Tourism Industry among principals, executives and university students, recent graduates and young executives that takes place under the auspices of the Ministries of Shipping, Education, Tourism and the majority of the Greek Universities

  • Youth Ocean Network (UK)

  • Sea Youth Rise Up

Regional initiatives - Ocean & Renewables Student Groups

  • NTNU Ocean

  • University of South East Norway

  • University of Chalmers

  • Erasmus University Rotterdam

Industry Initiated Next Gen Programs & Organisations supporting and collaborating with Next Gen initiatives

  • WISTA International

  • WISTA Norway - Maritime Meetup

  • Norwegian Shipowners Association

  • UK Chamber of Shipping

  • The World Energy Council supports and promotes energy leaders of the future through the Future Energy Leaders platform (FEL-100)

  • Young Energy Professionals Forum is a community to promote the next generation of energy industry leaders, providing opportunities to meet, collaborate, develop and recognise successes (UK)

Established Industry Actors pioneering next generation initiatives


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