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The following individuals and companies support the commitments of the declaration as we pursue more sustainable maritime interiors, together.

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3deluxe, ACCOMAR MARINE INTERIOR AS, ADDrienne, Adventure Golf & Sports, Agua Fabrics Ltd, Albatros Expeditions, ALMACO Group Oy, Amtico International, ANDRIALI CORPORATION, Antarctica21, Aqua Expeditions, Aquafil SpA, Architex, Arivo fze llc , Aros Marine, Arper Spa, Ashley Wilde group, Assam Bengal Navigation, Best of Europe Int., BG Studio International , Biosnooze, Bolici, Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems, Bromic Heating, Cainby Ab, Cairo Marine Design , Cape May - Lewes Ferry, Carbonze, Century Cruises, CHELSOM LTD, Chi Design Italia srl, Circular Symbiosis, CITA DESIGN, CITA Marine Furniture & Architecture, Citizen Good Consulting, Columbia blue, Columbia cruise services, Columbia Shipmanagement, Continental AG, Cristallux, Cruise & Ferry Review, Cruise Quality Consult, Cruise Ship Interiors Expo , Cubik3 Innenarchitekten GmbH, DAMPA Aps, Dansk Wilton A/S, Decon S.A., Design Studio Berg+, DFI Dauerflora International GmbH, Digitech365 GmbH, dormakaba Deutschland GmbH, Edelstein oü, Edelstein Special Oy, Ege Carpets, Elite Exhibitions, Elmo Leather, EMI - Estonian Marine and Manufacturing Initiative, Estonian Marine and Manufacturing Initiative - EMI, Eumar Design, FORBO FLOORING SYSTEMS, Forest Group (Ned) BV HQ, Fortissimo Textiles GmbH , GmbH, FZ Collection LLC , Garnica Plywood, Gelen Marine Ltd., Gerflor, Gerolamo Scorza S.p.A., Global Marine & Hotel Interiors, Inc., Globally We Design – GloWD, GROHE S.p.A., Gruppo mastrotto spa, Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik, Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH, Harmony Marine Solutions, Holland America Line, IFI - International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers, Innovabed Contract Bedding BV, Innovation Lounges Marketplace, Interior PROMAN GmbH, Interni TPC , Irish Ferries, JLA Media, JOI-Design, Kerry Johns Ltd, Kudos Dsign, Kvadrat A/S, LightScene Studio , Liz Schneider Interiors, Loipart AB, Magic Man , Magitex Decor , Manifattura A. Testori di G. SpA, Marine Interiors Cruise & Ferry Global Expo Hamburg, Marine Leather, Maritime Montering Group AS, Material Cabinet Ltd, Material Maintenance MaMa Oy, Matrix Ship Management Ltd, Meyer Turku Oy, Meyer Wells, Mivan Ltd, MJM Marine, Morbern Europe, Morbern Inc, MOROSO SpA, Mystic Cruises, S.A, NIT Naval Interior Team, Njords Ark A/S, Nordblu Ltd, OBERFLEX, Ocean Outfit, Odense Maritime Technology A/S (OMT), Oliver Design sl, OSKDesign, Panaz Fabrics, Pfleiderer Deutschland GmbH, PONANT, Prolance Marine Flooring, RADICI MARINE, ReFlow, RMP Analytics Ltd, Saapunki Marketing Ltd, Sanderson Design Group, Savi, SD Marine Interiors, Seabourn, SeaDream Yacht Club, Seaquest Marine Systems Pte Ltd, Seatrade Europe / Hamburg Messe, Shaw Interiors, Shipshape Consulting, Shores Europe Aps, Shores Global LLC, silvia iraghi - interior management, Skopos Fabrics Limited, SMC Design, SMM, Solarglide Limited, Southern Contracts Ltd, Spear Green Design, Stroodles - Eco Tableware, Studio DADO Inc., SUDILES, SunStone Maritime Group A/S, The Deluxe Group, Tillberg Design of Sweden, Tomas Tillberg Design, Trident BMC, Trimline Limited, Tudor Rose, TVV Marine Lighting oy , Uber Boat by Thames Clippers, Ulster Carpets, UnCruise Adventures, Vistona Limited, Volume Creative, Vyv, Wasaline/NLC Ferry/Kvarken Link, Waterless Co Inc, WDC Creative, Wilton Carpets, WT&C Innovates Inc., YSA Design


Agata Baron-Żekieć, Alan Mcvitty, Alan Stewart, Aldona Mäkinen, Alessia Genova, Alex Tatnell, Alison Clixby, Alun Roberts, Amber Hickman, Andrea Bartoli, Andrea Ceruti, Andrea Mulloni, Andreas Krenzen, Andrew Sheen, Andy Yuill, Ane Murphy, Angela Denise Peri, Anja Tauber, Anna Jenei, Anna Storbraaten, Anne Mari Gullikstad, Antara Phookan, Antoine Bergeron, Anu Shaw, Banu Sezgin, Ben Surtees-smith, Ben Wilson, Bente Medelbye Hansen, Bernie Thepass, Beverley Edwards, Bianca Altthaler, Bill Hayward, Boris Ruskovsky, Bree Louie, Burcu Dagkiran, Carine Equeter, Carl Nash, Carla Guilbaud, Carolina Espinosa, Caroline Bates, Christian Urbat, Christoph Lücke, Claudia Machado , Colette Atzel, Cristina Stefani, Daniel Bruntsch, Daniel Dixon, Daniel Mocreia, Daniel Soto Martínez, Daniela Herget, Darren Smith, Deniz Özel , Dion Bosch, Eija Uusitalo, Einar Jungård, Emilie Ørgård Posniak Hansen, Emily Hancock, Espen Sandvik, Felicia Zwebner , Fiona Nevin, Francesca Bucci, Francesca Panatta, George Scammell , Gianluca Bernardi, Giulia Ghelli, Goda Meske, Greg Walton, Guido Alrich, Hans Lagerweij, Hans Rood, Harald Schnepfleitner, Helen Blantz, Helena Sawelin, Ian Lin, Ian Tatnell, Ilian Nachev, Iñigo Oliver, Ionut Chirica, Isabel Johannsdottir, Isadora Cordazzo, Jacco Overbeek Van, Jack Xiong, Jaime Oliver, Jean Philippe Nuel, Jean Claude Chabot, Jemma Masters, Jenni Jokiniemi, Jennie Drummond, Jennifer De Vere-hopkins, Jeremy Spear, Jessica Schumann, Jessie Van Kekem, Johan Kruiskamp, John Drake, Jon Ingleton, Jonas Visniauskas, Julie Higgins, Justas Simasius, Karen Argue, Kimberley Mclean, Lawrence Bennetton, Libby Sidebotham, Liina Blom, Linden Coppell, Liz Schneider, Lone Ditmer, Mads Agerholm, Mantas Adomauskas, Marisa Russo, Mark Henderson, Martin Riley, Matthew Easton, Matthew Shortt, Matthew John Easton, Matthieu Petiteau, Max Salsbury, Mirja Rasi-mäki , My Nguyen, Nahal Kadora, Nedge Louis-jacques, Nele Bruns, Nick Farrell, Owen Hamilton, Pamela Onori, Pascale Dexidour, Peter Joehnk , Petra Ryberg, Rebecca Gibson, René Dupont, Riccardo Manzoni, Robert Carter, Ross Welham, Saara Suvela, Sarita Manikas, Sascha Gill, Shari Corrigan, Shashi Caan, Shelly Palmer, Simon Fleming, Simon Johnson, Teala Francis, Thomas Rasmussen, Tomas Tillberg, Tommi Virta, Tommy Jørgensen, Ton Van Middelkoop, Ula Krupa, Uli Selbach, Willie Traeger, Ximena Ortega Bajos, Zuleyha Cirik

"For us to make the most responsible product choices for our cruise ships we have to work towards a situation whereby sustainability sits effortlessly alongside quality and durability. The Sustainable Maritime Interiors Declaration embraces this approach and rightfully acts as a conduit for designers and ship owners to work collaboratively with the same set of principles to facilitate an innovative approach, smart decision making and ambitious targets. Cruising in many ways is leading the way in responsible travel and the declaration is another step forward is making it an essential industry."

Trevor Young, VP New Building, MSC Cruises
"This Declaration shows the cruise industry’s commitment to make sustainability a part of its DNA. The sector’s consciousness of the necessity of collaboration for making lasting and meaningful impact is very special and understanding it needs consensus to obtain a system's change is an essential basis for transitioning into a sustainable reality."

Siu Lie Tan, Founder, Circular Symbiosis
"Sustainability is necessarily becoming the new normal, but we can only achieve truly circular maritime interior goals through purposeful collaboration with all stakeholders. The SMI Declaration is an excellent example of the innovation and commitment that is synonymous with the passenger shipping industries as we seek to create responsible solutions for a better and more sustainable future. Sustainability needs to be a design requirement, not an afterthought, it needs to have the same weight in decision-making as safety, aesthetics, price and function."

Helena Sawelin, Partner & Business Director, Tillberg Design of Sweden
"The Sustainable Maritime Interiors Declaration is a big step towards bringing together this community of designers, specifiers, outfitters and suppliers to focus our attention on reachable, consistent and impactful actions. For me, this declaration will be a north star to help with my design process, and it will connect me with a likeminded community that shares the same priorities. Our efforts will help the industry design, build and refurbish ships in a way that improves the cruising environment for generations to come."

My Nguyen, Director of Interior Design, Holland America Group
"In order to make its future fleet more environmentally friendly, Ponant has chosen to make eco-design the cornerstone of its research. This declaration on the eco-design of maritime interiors is an essential framework to help our suppliers better understand our needs and improve their products for a more sustainable economy. We are convinced that this approach will contribute to reducing the environmental impact of our ships, as well as that of the global fleet, and to ensuring a greener future for the maritime industry."

Antoine Bergeron, Eco-design Engineer – Newbuilding department, PONANT
"The Declaration is a great opportunity to demonstrate our field’s commitment to sustainability and to make a contribution to improving the sustainability of maritime interior spaces. It will play an important part in ensuring that vessels are designed with the environment in mind, with sustainable materials and it will help to ensure that the industry is environmental responsible, competitive and future-proofed. The written declaration can help designers in their work to ensure they make informed choices in their creative work to meet higher environmental standards. It will also play a crucial role in promoting environmentally responsible practices."

Anne Mari Gullikstad, CEO & Partner, YSA Design
"The Declaration clearly lays out an ambition to be advocates for change and progress and tells people how to do it, it inspires people to champion, share and collaborate which are all key ingredients for progress on the sustainability agenda – it talks about doing this right across the value chain which is critical."

Caroline Bates, Citizen Good Consulting
"Sustainability is not a trend or a topic. It is the world’s most pressing challenge, and we need to unite around embracing positive action. This Sustainable Maritime Interior Declaration will be a powerful platform where we, as a united industry, can drive sustainable change and create responsible solutions for maritime interiors and help assist shipowners in making conscientious choices for their vessels´ interiors. I believe that no matter how difficult it might be, it is not impossible, and I hope to encourage more supporters to join and contribute to this common cause."

Bente Medelbye Hansen, Design Director at OSK Design
"The Sustainable Maritime Interiors Declaration is just the beginning, the first step on a journey to a more sustainable future. Our sustainability journey is going to be tough because we have so few precedents to follow. And so we must create our own path, starting with small actions that will protect our natural resources, conserve energy and reduce waste. In time we will build a best-practice sustainable maritime interiors framework that will guide our work, enable good decision-making and deliver interior environments that fulfil our sustainability vision and meets our passenger’s values."

Andrea Bartoli, Principal Manager – Outfitting, Carnival Corporation
"The Declaration recognises how important it is for the design community to collaborate. What's needed is transparency, communication and, perhaps most importantly, knowledge sharing. Those at the forefront need to share any lessons in the interests of more sustainable outcomes for all. Community conversations, collaboration and deep-dive learning are key activities during the cross-sector Sustainable Design Summit and we applaud the emphasis given to these actions within the Declaration’s ambitions."

Helen Blantz, Conference Director, Sustainable Design Summit
"The whole marine industry needs to work together in order to bring sustainability to the fore. The Declaration is a fantastic opportunity to promote and inspire this effort, and as marine interior outfitters we wholeheartedly endorse and support the initiative. We commit to help our clients make more sustainable choices with the materials specified for refits, and to encourage our supply-chain to support us in doing so, to promote a more sustainable future for all."

Nick Farrell, Owner, Trimline
"Together, the maritime interiors community has the skills to create environmental value for our products and services thinking about sustainability as an opportunity, rather than a constraint. The Declaration sends out a clear signal to all of our partners that we are determined to drive positive change. Collaboration, creativity, and responsible thinking are the foundations of sustainable design-led innovation. I am confident that this collective action for systematic improvements will motivate our whole community, and I can already see how it is influencing my working daily choices, from material selection, to products’ life extension and strategic partnering for circularity."

Francesca Panatta, Interior Manager Special Projects, Holland America Group
"IFI applauds and staunchly supports the SMI Declaration as a living guideline for imaginative and responsible maritime Interior architecture and design. We endorse its accountable, life quality-affirming stewardship for wellbeing driven by design innovation for the betterment of our planet and all life."

Shashi Caan, CEO, International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers
"The Declaration is an excellent initiative to inspire, inform and guide designers and specifiers of cruise and ferry vessel interiors in advancing sustainability. The Declaration highlights the need and opportunity for all components of all maritime sectors to identify how they can develop and deliver leadership and collaboration for Corporate Ocean Responsibility, the core mission of the World Ocean Council."

Paul Holthus, Founding President and CEO, World Ocean Council
"The Sustainable Maritime Interiors Declaration is a really powerful industry self-starting initiative that could lead to significant sustainability gains for the maritime industries. We applaud the ambitions of the declaration and we are happy to contribute to accelerating its uptake and advancing the programme of activities that may follow"

Erik Giercksky, Business Action Programme for Ocean, United Nations Global Compact
"UN Global Compact has a significant focus on ocean programmes and the ambition of the Sustainable Maritime Interiors Declaration is entirely complimentary to these activities. It is incumbent upon us to both start and support a range of initiatives and we have an obligation to make sure they are rigorously tested so that we can be confident that we can achieve a positive impact and outcome. We are working through this process with the SMI Declaration and hope that the maritime interiors community embraces its commitments with enthusiasm and effective endeavour."

Rebecca Alcolea Krauss, Ocean Project Manager, United Nations Global Compact