Youngship IMO is charting a dynamic course toward a brighter maritime future.

Our vision is: “Empowering Maritime Excellence: Bridging Generations to Ensure a Dynamic and Sustainable Future.”

Our mission is “Our mission is to serve as a dynamic bridge between the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the maritime industry, facilitating effective communication, collaboration, and fostering curiosity. We are dedicated to addressing the pressing issue of the industry’s shortage of young talents by empowering emerging professionals, attracting skilled individuals and by becoming a facilitator of the joint dialogue between IMO and the global maritime industry. Through mentorship, strategic partnerships, and innovative endeavours, we are committed to cultivating a vibrant ecosystem that steers the maritime sector toward a younger, greener, and digitally advanced safe and secure future.”

Our values are:

  • Collaboration: We value open dialogue and teamwork, creating bridges between IMO, industry experts, generations of professionals to collectively shape a resilient and vibrant maritime landscape.
  • Sustainability: We are dedicated to driving sustainability efforts within the maritime industry, steering toward environmentally conscious practices that ensure a cleaner and greener world for generations to come.
  • Inclusivity & Diversity: We embrace diverse perspectives and inclusivity, recognizing that our strength lies in our differences. By continuing an open dialogue, we enable comprehensive and innovative solutions.
  • Innovation: We encourage forward-thinking, striving to lead the industry with cutting-edge ideas, technological advancements, and best practices that drive positive transformation.
  • Growth: We are committed to personal and professional growth, promoting learning, enthusiasm, and adaptability among industry professionals, young talents, and stakeholders.
  • Commitment & Responsibility: We hold ourselves accountable for the future we shape. We prioritize ethical decision-making and responsible actions that uphold the safety, security, and well-being of the maritime ecosystem.
  • Connection: We foster connections among generations, various cultures, organizations, cultivating a network that empowers us to collectively shape the maritime future.