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Ocean sustainability issues are increasingly affecting the future of shipping and the ocean and maritime industry leadership is essential to navigating this critical juncture. Shipping industry leadership is not only important to the future of the industry, but also to the future of the ocean. Sustainability issues are increasingly affecting the industry and are therefore critical to the maritime executives who drive the global shipping industry. Maritime professionals are an essential part of creating industry-led ocean stewardship and making their companies part of a maritime industry that respects the ocean, is responsible for its impacts, takes the lead on developing business-oriented solutions, and collaborates with other ocean industries and stakeholders in ensuring the health and continued economic use of the seas.