Vessel vetting organisation RightShip is partnering a Silicon Valley-based innovation accelerator as it moves to boost its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) role with the maritime industry.

RightShip said it will collaborate with global innovation platform Plug and Play to access suitable emerging maritime-focused technology start-ups which complement its focus on sustainability.

Plug and Play is an investor in start-ups and accelerator partner for major companies with 15 years of experience.