7 August 2017 – Kamji Marine Agency Ltd formally joined the Green Award scheme. With discounts up to 5% on various services for Green Award certificate holders, it makes Kamji Marine the first Green Award incentive provider in China.
Green Award Foundation has announced that their network of incentive providers has extended to China. On 31 July, 2017, Kamji Marine Agency Ltd entered the Green Award scheme.
Kamji Marine Agency Ltd headquarted in Zhoushan with branch offices in Europe. The company is a husbandry agent (local agent in Zhoushan port and a general agent for all other Chinese ports. It offers a wide range of services such as sludge disposal, tanker cleaning, dry dock repair, technical repair, store & spare parts supply and acts as a SPRO agent. Green Award certified ships and offices are offered a 3% discount for owner matter agency, no cash payment on board the ship for SPRO retainer fee and a 5% discount on sludge disposal, tank cleaning, technical repair and store & spare parts supply.
Green Award surveys and certifies ships and ship managers that demonstrate excellent performance. The certificate is recognized by the industry as a quality mark and rewarded with various benefits by ports and maritime products and services suppliers. Ships and ship manager must meet strict requirements covering safety, quality and environmental performance to successfully pass the certification.
From left to right: Capt Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of Green Award Foundation; Mr. Johnny Ma, Chairman of Kamji Marine Agency Ltd; Mr. Jan Fransen, Executive Director of Green Award Foundation; Mrs. Katerina Polychroniou, Director of Kamji Marine Hellas.
In a symbolic handover, Capt Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of Green Award, formally handed over the Green Award plaque to Mr. Johnny Ma – Chairman of Kamji Marine Agency Ltd in the presence of various guests from China, Mrs. Katerina Polychroniou – Director of Kamji Marine Hellas and Jan Fransen, Green Award executive director.
Mr Mattheou noted that this is a milestone for Green Award because “this is an exceptional accomplishment for the social responsibility stewardship of Kamji Marine Agency. By becoming an incentive provider, they have become pioneers since they are the first company from China to join the scheme. It is a giant step for Green Award as well. Green Award is committed to sustainable future for our Planet and with this step green approach spreads to a new region reducing environmental impact and promoting safety.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Johnny Ma – Chairman of Kamji Marine Group said, “Our aim is to provide excellence through quality”.
About Kamji Marine Agency Ltd
KAMJI MARINE GROUP LTD. (referred to as “KAMJI”) was established in Zhousan – China on 2009. Kamji is a qualified and creditable international marine service provider, integrating salvage, oil pollution prevention, husbrandry agent, SPRO, sludge disposal, tank cleaning, store and spare parts supply, bunkering, dry docking, various technical repairs etc.. Kamji’s service network covers more than 50 Chinese ports and has overseas representatives in Europe and Korea. In 2012, Kamji entered into a joint venture with TSAVLIRIS SALVAGE GROUP in Greece and had since secured its market share in Europe. The last two years, Kamji has opened up to ten branch offices throughout China where she acts independently.
Green Award certification brings Kamji closer to the shipping market and ensures our excellent performance and environmental awareness. Also, it gives us the opportunity to prove that “Our main target is to provide excellence through quality”.