Marichem Marigases joins Green Award as incentive provider

Marichem Marigases joins Green Award as incentive provider
L-R: Jan Fransen, executive director, Green Award Foundation; Dimitrios Mattheou, chairman, Green Award Foundation; Mr. Matthew More, business executive, Marichem Marigases

Marine chemicals and gas division Marichem Marigases has joined the Green Award as an incentive provider to support ships that demonstrate high environmental standards.

Marichem Marigases will reward Green Award certificate holders with additional discounts on the current price list, including a 10 per cent discount on anti-pollution kits and equipment and arc welding machines, and a 5 per cent discount on the fuel additives range of products and high pressure cleaning machines.

Captain Dimitrios Mattheou, chairman, Green Award Foundation, stated: “Clean air and seas as well as the welfare of people are the main areas to guard for every stakeholders of the shipping industry. Green Award, as a body-symbol of global environmental protection and excellence, manages through its inspiring vision and strategic actions to motivate every stakeholder of the shipping industry and achieve significant results. We are very confident that Marichem Marigases will clearly demonstrate a commitment to achieving the Green Award Foundation’s objectives, mission and vision with a unique orientation on environmental excellence and safety in shipping along with our prominent incentive providers.”

Matthew More, business executive, Marichem Marigase, said: “Marichem Marigases prides itself in promoting environmental awareness; our participation in the Green Award Foundation underlines our commitment to environmental protection. The incentives offered are available to ship owners and operators who are members of the Green Award and will allow for a synchronised global response to pollution, highlighting both environmental and economic benefits, whilst promoting awareness for a sustainable future.”

Marichem Marigases is the second incentive provider this year to join the Green Award.