Working towards zero-emissions

Meet the Alliance

The Silk Alliance is a partnership comprising ship managers, financiers, fuel suppliers, governments, and shipyards. Connecting stakeholders across the maritime value chain to focus on zero-emissions shipping and drive innovation. Beyond these initial partners, the Silk Alliance continues growing to include fuel producers and governments.

Silk Alliance members logos

“PSA is pleased to be a member of the Silk Alliance, joining other global maritime industry partners to pave a path towards increased maritime decarbonisation. As a trusted hub port and partner to global supply chain stakeholders, PSA remains steadfast in its commitment to the green and sustainable global movement of goods, including accelerating our digital solutions to enhance port and supply chain efficiency and resilience. We will continue to work with our customers and partners to scale up towards a greener maritime industry.”

Kim Pong Regional CEO Southeast Asia, PSA International

Port regulators

Fostering deeper public-private sector collaboration between global maritime industry players and ports, focusing on actions to unlock critical investments across the Indian and Pacific Oceans region as the green corridor cluster moves into the implementation phase.

Port and terminal operators

Facilitate an international network of interactions between ports capable and ready to support alternate fuel transitions.

Financial institutions

Development and commercial financial institutions help us explore new ways to finance the green transition for shipping and involve a scheme supported by multinational development banks or government agencies to manage the risk but funded by private capital to enable the scale.

Bunker and logistics suppliers

To shed light on the needs of bunker providers to ensure new fuels are available and ready for the transition.

Academic partners

Sharing expertise and inputting into training and education programmes to support the energy transition and early-stage research and development capabilities.


Our member shipowners own approximately 1,500 vessels across all size ranges and geographies, with mixed transition strategies but aligned on the ambition of developing a viable and successful green corridor cluster.


Recognising that retrofitting and conversion aspects may also need to be considered alongside new builds.

Energy providers and associations

Accelerating efforts to better understand the fuel infrastructure considerations and bunkering capacity development required for zero-emission shipping.

LR Maritime Decarbonisation Hub

Serving as the facilitators and managers of the alliance, carrying out bespoke analysis to generate insights into the business and community impacts of different fuel pathways.