Announced during the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) meeting in May 2019, The Council has grown from 13 founding companies in 2017 to 92 members in just three years.

The group includes two steering members: CMA CGM and Microsoft; seven supporting members: Baker Hughes, Clariant, MAHLE, NYK Line, Port of Rotterdam, TechnipFMC and Umicore; and two investors: Mubadala Investment Company and Providence Asset Group.

Bud Darr, an executive vice president at MSC expressed the company's engagement on a clean hydrogen fuels for shipping.

Mr. Darr concluded that

The future of shipping and decarbonisation will rely on strong partnerships from both the perspective of technology collaboration and procurement.