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Port Of Thessaloniki joins forces with Green Award Foundation

 

As the Chairman of the Green Award Foundation I am delighted  to signify a considerable milestone in the history of the Port Of Thessaloniki.  On Friday 8th of march 2019, the Port Of Thessaloniki, the most important port in Macedonia and one of the most important ports in Southeast Europe, joined the league of Green Award stakeholders.

We are very pleased to have such a value oriented organisation in the Green Award scheme and we are confident for its willingness to 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.

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International Propeller Club of the U.S., International Port of Piraeus: Pitta cutting ceremony 2019

 

The International Propeller Club of the U.S., International Port of Piraeus, held its traditional Annual Pitta (Cake)-Cutting for 2019 at the Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens, Greece, on Saturday the 26th of January 2019, to promote Maritime Relations, Commerce, Goodwill and Cultural relations betweencitizens of Greece, the U.S. and all other countries represented by their members.

 

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Tsavliris Salvage Group joins forces with Green Award Foundation

As the Chairman of the Green Award Foundation, I am very pleased to welcome in the Green Award scheme the TSAVLIRIS SALVAGE GROUP, a world-class professional marine salvor, dedicated to saving life and property at sea and to protecting the marine environment from accident-related pollution. Tsavliris Salvage celebrated its induction into the Green Award Foundation during a Reception at the Yacht Club of Greece on 10 January 2019.We are excited to have such a value oriented company in the Green Award discrete team of Incentive Providers and we are confident for its willingness to 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.I would like to to Welcome on Board TSAVLIRIS SALVAGE GROUP and  congratulate the TSAVLIRIS team for this challenging step to a new global mission. Green Award, along with our distinguished incentive providers, fairly represent the determined, passionate, faithful, devoted and pioneering sailors of Shipping.

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Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018: The Propeller Club, Port of Piraeus worthy recipient of the prestigious Piraeus International Centre Award

The United States Propeller Club -International Port of Piraeus, one of the oldest and most vibrant Propeller Clubs worldwide, was awarded with the Piraeus International Centre Award 2018 during the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018 ceremony which was held in Athens Intercontinental Hotel on the 7th of December. As a Governor, I pride myself on being an active member of this team and I feel extremely fortunate to contribute with all my efforts to its dynamic and work of excellence in honour of the business and social life of the Greek Shipping and international maritime community.

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Propeller Club of Piraeus: Plans for strengthening maritime relations between Greece and Egypt

 

On the 6th of December, 2018,  Propeller Club of Piraeus delegation of Governors met with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Greece Mohamed Farib Monib and the Commercial Counselor of the Embassy Mr. Manal Abdeltawab.

The agenda of the visit included a brief presentation and the recent developments of Propeller Club – Port of Piraeus, a discussion on the development of the Egyptian shipping market and the country’s economic development, as well as the potential for the creation of a new Propeller in Egypt.

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VAPORIA AWARDS 2018: Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou | Awarded personality for his contribution to Greek Merchant Shipping

 Vaporia Marine  organized “VAPORIA AWARDS 2018” ceremony which was held at the Nautical Club of Greece in Piraeus on Friday evening, 30th of November 2018. Prominent speakers were referred to “Maritime Personalities of the 20th and 21st Century”  with a retrospection to the benefits we have gained in Shipping owing to their continuous contribution to the industry and , by extension, to our country.

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4th NAFTEMPORIKI SHIPPING CONFERENCE 2018 | Greek and European Shipping: Setting sail for the future

 

As the Chairman of the Green Award Foundation, it is with great pleasure that I will participate as a speaker at the 4th NAFTEMPORIKI SHIPPING CONFERENCE 2018.  During the session we will discuss issues that concern the continuous legislative arrangements and environmental regulations in Shipping as part of the solution, and specific actions taking place aiming at a better and environmental friendly future of global marine shipping.

 

For more information about the conference and registration visit the official site of Naftemoriki :https://events.naftemporiki.gr/ShippingConference2018/en/Schedule

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TIF 2018- USA Honored country | Talks&Events, Harnessing the Power of Innovation and Creativity

 

I feel very honored for my participation in the conference organized by the Propeller Club of the United States- Port of Piraeus and meanwhile very pleased that  I was given the opportunity to present a brief speech regarding  the Modern Maritime Role of Thessaloniki in the International Transportation Chain by giving particular emphasis on the following:

“The Key growth pillars of a successful maritime cluster in Thessaloniki are:
• the establishment  of high academic level maritime studies,
• the stable and favorable fiscal framework
• the access to financing, and
• the improvement  of the regulatory environment

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The Marshall Islands Registry & GAC UK : New incentive providers joined the team of the Green Award Foundation

 

As the Chairman of the Green Award Foundation, I am very pleased to welcome in the Green Award scheme two successful and worthwhile companies as our new incentive providers; GAC United Kingdom the leader in  shipping, logistics and marine services , and  The Marshall Islands Registry the optimal provider of the highest quality ship registry services found anywhere in the world.

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Merchant Marine Academy of Macedonia: 50 years of significant contribution in maritime education

 

I have the honour and the privilege to be frequently invited by Faculties and Educational Institutions in their graduation ceremonies. However, each time is a unique moment that causes me special emotions and a profound sense of responsibility for the words I address to the graduates.

On Friday, July 13th, 2018 was a day dedicated to the young people who graduated successfully from the Merchant Marine Academy of Macedonia. This year actually marks the 50th anniversary since the establishment of the School of Engineering in Michaniona.
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Day of the Seafarer 2018

Today, June the 25th, Maritime World celebrates the Day of the Seafarer. This day was instituted by the IMO on 2010 to remember the importance of seafarers and to raise awareness about life at sea.

This year IMO’s campaign praises Seafarer’s wellbeing, aiming to the promotion of initiatives and useful material developed by various maritime stakeholders to apply higher quality standards and to highlight actions to improve conditions for seafarers on matters related to their well-being such as: Shore leave, Abandonment, Mental health, Wages, No criminalization, Repatriation, Resources available to Positive Mental Health and MLC convention.

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Ιnauguration ceremony of graduates of the Naval Academy of Commerce in Michaniona

As a warm and steady supporter of the new generation of sailors, I will honor with great awe, optimism and pride the inauguration ceremony of graduates of the Naval Academy of Commerce. On the 13th of July, I will be beside them, in the Academy premises,  for one more time just to remind them of their utmost mission: to provide continuity in the Greek naval uniqueness and leadership.

 

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Arcadia Shipmanagement Co Ltd and HELMEPA ‘gave life’ to Kimasi beach in Mantoudi, North Evia


On Friday 8th of June, the World Ocean Day, Arcadia Shipmanagement Co Ltd uder the framework of its Corporate Social Responsibility, once again expressed its environmental consciousness and corporate environmental footprint by participating, on its own initiative, in the  European Clean Up Day program coordinated by HELMEPA – Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (http://www.helmepa.gr/en/home.php). Specifically, the cleaning of the Kimasi beach, in Mantoudi, North Evia took place with the voluntary participation of the students, the School Principal Mr. Papasotiriou Nikolaos and the teachers of the Mantoudi Elementary School in Evia. The action was successfully completed within the campaign “Let’s Clean Up Europe”, coordinated by HELMEPA with the sponsorship of Arcadia Shipmanagement Co. Ltd and the honorable presence of the Coast Guard of the region.

HELMEPA has expressed its appreciation and has congratulated Arcadia for its voluntary environmental initiative and active participation in the relevant program.

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POSIDONIA 2018 | Four new incentive providers join Green Award Foundation

During the Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition
2018, as the Chairman of the Green Award Foundation, I was very pleased to welcome in the Green Award scheme
four successful and worthwhile companies, leaders in the fields of shipping they represent, as our new incentive providers.

On the 5th of June 2018, the Nautical Institute (https://www.nautinst.org/) and
GAC Shipping S.A. (GAC Greece)https://www.gac.com/gac-worldwide/europe/greece/, and on the 6th of June of 2018, Poseidon Marine Supplies (http://www.poseidonms.com/) and Franman (http://www.franman-sa.gr/ ) have managed to conquer a new milestone in their corporate history and have joined our green team.
I am sure that – from today – they are committed to achieving the Foundation’s objectives, mission and vision with a unique orientation on environmental excellence and safety in shipping.

                                                                                                                     

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Ceremonial Member’s Day Meeting 2018 | International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus


On Tuesday May the 29th, the International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus, organised a Ceremonial Member’s Day Meeting at Yacht Club of Greece, Mikrolimano, to promote Maritime Relations, Commerce, Goodwill and Cultural relations between citizens of Greece, the U.S. and all other countries represented by their members.

 


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14 προσωπικότητες της ναυτιλίας συζητούν στο ALBA- ACG για τη ναυτιλιακή εκπαίδευση

Στις 22 Μαίου, 2018 ολοκληρώθηκε η καθιερωμένη ετήσια συνάντηση της συμβουλευτικής επιτροπής των ναυτιλιακών προγραμμάτων του ALBA (Business Advisory Committee) στις εγκαταστάσεις του ALBA Graduate Business School, Αμερικανικό Κολέγιο Ελλάδος.

Η ετήσια αυτή συνάντηση που αποτελείται από επίλεκτα στελέχη σημαντικών ναυτιλιακών εταιρειών έχει στόχο αφενός την πληροφόρηση της επιτροπής για τις εξελίξεις των ναυτιλιακών προγραμμάτων της Σχολής, αλλά και την ενημέρωση των ακαδημαϊκών υπευθύνων του ALBA επί των πραγματικών αναγκών και σημερινών απαιτήσεων της ναυτιλιακής αγοράς.

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Η Ναυτική Ακαδημία του Μητροπολιτικού Κολλεγίου αλλάζει τα δεδομένα


Πέμπτη, 17 Μαϊου 2018.
Σε μια εντυπωσιακή εκδήλωση στο Μέγαρο Μουσικής Αθηνών πραγματοποιήθηκε η επίσημη πρώτη παρουσίαση της Ναυτικής Ακαδημίας του Μητροπολιτικού Κολλεγίου, της μόνης ολοκληρωμένης πρότασης σπουδών υψηλής ποιότητας στη Ναυτιλία στην Ελλάδα, σε συνεργασία με την παγκοσμίως κορυφαία ναυτική ακαδημία του Solent University με έδρα το Southampton της Μ. Βρετανίας. Η Ναυτική Ακαδημία θα αρχίσει τη λειτουργία της από το νέο ακαδημαϊκό έτος 2018-19 στις νέες εγκαταστάσεις 3.500m² του Μητροπολιτικού Κολλεγίου, στην καρδιά του Πειραιά.

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Texas A&M University visit to Arcadia Shipmanagement Co Ltd.

 

Texas A&M University visit

On May 16, 2018 the department of Maritime Administration of Texas A&M University, Galveston USA visited ARCADIA Shipmanagement Co Ltd. Dr Nikolaos Mykoniatis, as part of the study abroad program that he leads with 15 of his students (11 undergraduate and 4 post-graduate) and a colleague of his were warmly welcomed by the General Manager of the company Mr. Mattheou and his assistant miss Zorzou. The visit lasted approximately 2 hours with Mr Mattheou presenting the structure and organization of the firm, the fleet and its special technical characteristics, how ARCADIA manages to remain a leader in the Greek and Global Maritime environment, and answered all questions from the students. During and at the end of the visit gifts were exchanged and photos were taken.

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DNV GL | Πραγματοποιήθηκε η ετήσια συνεδρίαση της Ελληνικής Εθνικής Επιτροπής του DNV GL

 

Στην ετήσια συνεδρίαση της Ελληνικής Εθνικής Επιτροπής του DNV GL, η οποία πραγματοποιήθηκε στο Ναυτικό Όμιλο Ελλάδος, συμμετείχαν εκπρόσωποι από όλη την ελληνική ναυτιλιακή βιομηχανία. Από το DNV GL, στην εκδήλωση παρέστησαν: o κ. Knut Ørbeck-Nielssen, Maritime CEO, ο κ. Trond Hodne, Business Development Manager, ο κ. Stian Erik Sollied, Area Manager Japan, ο κ. Χρήστος Χρυσάκης, Business Development Manager of Business Development Projects στο Oslo και η κ. Catrine Vestereng, Business Director Tankers.
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“SHIPPING LEADERS IN RESIDENCE”: διάλεξη για τις Προοπτικές Καριέρας στη Ναυτιλία

 Ο θεσμός “SHIPPING LEADERS IN RESIDENCE”της Σχολής Ναυτιλίας του Μητροπολιτικού Κολλεγίου φιλοξένησε στις 18 Απριλίου , 2018 τον Capt. Δημήτρη Ματθαίου, Διευθύνοντα Σύμβουλο της ARCADIA SHIPMANAGEMENT CO. LTD, σε μια ιδιαίτερα ενδιαφέρουσα για το κοινό διάλεξη
σχετικά με τις προοπτικές καριέρας στον κλάδο της Ναυτιλίας σε μια χώρα σαν την Ελλάδα με πλούσια ναυτική παράδοση, τα πλεονεκτήματα αλλά και τις σύγχρονες προκλήσεις του ναυτικού επαγγέλματος.

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36th General Assembly and new Board of Directors of HELMEPA

 

According to the Articles of Association, the 36th General Assembly of the Members that took place on 27 March 2018, unanimously approved the activities of 2017, the financial operation during the past year, as presented in the report of the Auditors, Moore Stephens S.A. and other issues.
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Εκδήλωση Κοπής Πίτας της ΠΕΠΕΝ

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MacGregor supports Green Award certified ships

MacGregor supports Green Award certified ships
21 December, 2017 – ATHENS – MacGregor, a company offering to offshore and marine industries world-leading engineering solutions and services, became a Green Award incentive provider.

On 19 December, 2017, MacGregor and Green Award announced co-operation. MacGregor became a Green Award incentive provider and during a welcome ceremony was handed a symbolic Green Award plaque by Capt Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of the Green Award Foundation, to commemorate MacGregor officially becoming a part of a Green Award network.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, offers solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads, crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

 

Picture, from left to right: Mr Jan Fransen, Executive Director (Green Award Foundation), Mrs Athena Kanellatou, Branch Manager (MacGregor Greece), Capt Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman (Green Award Foundation)

 

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E.D.I.T. Automation Joined The Green Award Scheme

06 December, 2017, ATHENS – E.D.I.T. Automation, a company specialized in Automation Systems in the Marine & Industrial field, has become a Green Award incentive provider.

Green Award scheme promotes safety, quality and environmental awareness in the shipping industry. The Green Award certificate is a quality mark for ships that meet the highest standards, implying reduced risks and quality performance. EDIT Automation believes in keeping up to the highest standards and will support Green Award certificate holders by providing incentives.
E.D.I.T. undertakes projects regarding the manufacture, repairs and sales of marine & industrial automation systems, as well as sales, maintenance and calibration of marine environmental protection systems complying to the latest regulations aboard vessels
and offshore facilities
all over the world. In addition to all the above, EDIT provides training on the use of automation and environmental protection systems to crew and shore personnel.
On 06 December, 2017, Green Award Chairman Mr Dimitrios Mattheou and Executive Director Mr Jan Fransen handed a symbolic Green Award plaque to Mr Markos A. Sigalas Managing Director of E.D.I.T. Automation marking the moment they officially became a member of the Green Award network as an incentive provider.

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INTERTANKO’s Hellenic Mediterranean Panel meets in Athens

INTERTANKO’s Hellenic Mediterranean Panel met this week in the Faros Room at the top of the ultra-modern Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center on the Athens sea front. More than 80 representatives from local and regional Members enjoyed an action-packed agenda, active discussion, good conversation and stunning views.


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Κεφάλαιο Ναυτικής Εκπαίδευσης: 70 χρόνια προσφοράς

Κεφάλαιο Ναυτικής Εκπαίδευσης: 70 χρόνια προσφοράς

Πραγματοποιήθηκε την Πέμπτη 12 Οκτωβρίου στο Ίδρυμα Αικατερίνης Λασκαρίδη η παρουσίαση του ειδικού τόμου των Ναυτικών Χρονικών, με τίτλο: «Το Ελληνικό Ναυτιλιακό Παράδειγμα. Η συμβολή της ναυτικής εκπαίδευσης».

Ο ειδικός τόμος αποτελεί μία συλλογική συγγραφική προσπάθεια με στόχο τόσο το ευρύ κοινό όσο και τον ειδικό ερευνητή και αναγνώστη. Επιλέχθηκαν τα εργαλεία της ιστορικής επιστήμης για να προσεγγιστεί το ζήτημα των απαρχών της σύγχρονης ναυτικής εκπαίδευσης στην χώρα, αλλά παράλληλα διατηρήθηκε και ένας «δημοσιογραφικός» χαρακτήρας για να ακουστεί με γλαφυρό και άμεσο τρόπο η φωνή των Ελλήνων ναυτικών του σήμερα, των Ελλήνων πλοιάρχων και μηχανικών.

(Α-Δ) Οι ομιλητές της εκδήλωσης: Μ. Σαρλής, καπτ. Ι. Τσενεμπής, Β. Καλλιπολίτου, καπτ. Εμ. Τσικαλάκης, καπτ. Δ. Ματθαίου, Μ. Χ. Χατζηιωάννου
(Α-Δ) Οι ομιλητές της εκδήλωσης: Μ. Σαρλής, καπτ. Ι. Τσενεμπής, Β. Καλλιπολίτου, καπτ. Εμ. Τσικαλάκης, καπτ. Δ. Ματθαίου, Μ. Χ. Χατζηιωάννου

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NanoPhos Marine: Nanotechnology for Green Award ships

3 October, 2017, ATHENS – A festive ceremony was held to mark entrance of NanoPhos Marine into the Green Award certification scheme. NanoPhos Marine, a company using nanotechnology to boost efficiency of ocean going vessels, became a Green Award incentive provider.

The formal ceremony took place on September 29th, 2017, in Athens (Greece). Cpt. Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of the Green Award Foundation addressed NanoPhos by saying: “New technologies are an integral part of the nowadays shipping. In general they make a very positive contribution to both safety and efficiency. Nanotechnology helps solving macro-issues and Nanophos is an expert when it comes to coating issues. Nanophos Marine develops and produces materials that help solving common problems at a qualitatively higher level. We are delighted to see such a company joining the Green Award scheme.”
Dr. Ioannis Arabatzis, Founder and CEO of NanoPhos – NanoPhos Marine accepted the Green Award plaque and commented: “It is a great honor to join the Green Award Foundation, as acknowledgement for our company’s constant effort to promote through its products new, efficient, environmental-friendly and cost-effective solutions in the marine field. We have come so far through the shipping world’s recognition and support, and we will keep “tuning” the nanoworld to serve the macroworld with pioneering ideas and products.


On the photo from left to right: Mr Shinohara, Certification Manager (Green Award Foundation); Mr G Mitropoulos, Technical Director (NanoPhos Marine); Mr J Fransen, Executive Director (Green Award Foundation); Dr I Arabatzis, CEO (NanoPhos/ NanoPhos Marine); Capt D Mattheou, Chairman (Green Award Foundation); Ms C Arabatzi, Marine Division Director (NanoPhos Marine); Ms E Karadimitriou, Chairman of Board NanoPhos; Mr D Skordas, R&D Director (NanoPhos/ NanoPhos Marine)
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FIRST CHINESE INCENTIVE PROVIDER ZOUSHAN KAMJI MARINE AGENCY LTD IN THE GREEN AWARD SCHEME

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.

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Oρκομωσία των αποφοίτων της ΑΕΝ Μακεδονίας

Πραγματοποιήθηκε την Παρασκευή 7 Ιουλίου 2017, η ορκωμοσία των αποφοίτων των Σχολών Πλοιάρχων και Μηχανικών της ΑΕΝ Μακεδονίας.
Την ορκωμοσία, η οποία πραγματοποιήθηκε στις ανακαινισμένες εγκαταστάσεις της Ακαδημίας στη Μηχανιώνα, παρακολούθησαν εκπρόσωποι των τοπικών φορέων, στελέχη της ναυτιλιακής βιομηχανίας, συγγενείς των σπουδαστών, απόφοιτοι της Ακαδημίας αλλά και σύσσωμο το εκπαιδευτικό προσωπικό.

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Lubrication Engineers SA (South Eastern Europe) supports Green Award certified oceangoing ships

Athens, Greece (July 5 2017) – Lubrication Engineers SA offers Green Award certificate holders incentives for a range of products. Lubrication Engineers SA serving South Eastern Europe is a distributor of Lubrication Engineers International Ltd with their headquarters in Reading, U.K.
As of July 5 2017 Lubrication Engineers SA provides a 5% discount for Green Award certificate holders on all Lubrication Engineers, Viper, ARS (Asset Reliability Solutions) and OSEI (Oil Spill Eater Bioremediation Products) products and services. Proper lubrication and greasing of on board equipment is essential to safeguard the reliability of operations. LE’s range of high performance marine lubricants include Almatek®, Almagard® & Earthwise™ EAL Greases. The VIPER® MKII Wire Rope Lubricator provides fast and effective cleaning and lubricating of wire ropes which contributes to safe and reliable mooring of a ship. Due to the VIPER MKII physical characteristics, HS&E risks associated with manual lubrication are eliminated. The VIPER MKII Wire Rope Lubricator falls within the incentive program for Green Award certificate holders.
From left to right: Jan Fransen, Executive Director Green Award Foundation; Capt Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman Green Award Foundation; Alexander C. Doucakis, Managing Director Lubrication Engineers SA

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ABS and Green Award Join Forces to Set Standards for Safety and Excellence

Collaboration to drive safer and more sustainable global shipping

(Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, announced it has joined the Green Award certification network. As an incentive provider, ABS offers Green Award Certificate holders discounts on software and training courses to encourage high safety and environmental standards in shipping.
“ABS is proud to join forces with the Green Award to improve shipping safety and environmental performance,” said Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS President, Chairman and CEO. “Our commitment to creating a sustainable future through our data and digital leadership to maximize safety and minimize environmental impacts pairs well with the Green Award’s mission to promote environmentally responsible shipping through management excellence and continuous improvement.”


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Masters & Mates Union of Greek Merchant Marine go for Green Award

3 May, 2017, Rotterdam – the Greek Union of Masters and Mates embraces cooperation with Green Award

P.E.P.E.N., known internationally as Masters & Mates Union of Greek Merchant Marine, has demonstrated its solidarity with the Green Award foundation and its core values and joined the scheme as an incentive provider.

Green Award certifies ships and ship managers that demonstrate performance above and beyond the industry’s standards. Best practices and maintenance, human factor and emission reduction are amongst the required elements.

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VANOS S.A. SUPPORTS GREEN AWARD FLEET WITH SPECIAL DISCOUNTS

2 May, 2017, ATHENS – VANOS S.A., a major supplier of products and services for the marine and general industry, launches discounts for Green Award members to promote safety.

VANOS S.A., one of the top leading suppliers of nautical charts and publications and a renowned supplier of products and services for the maritime industry, announced its next step towards assisting the industry with improvement of quality. The company has become a Green Award incentive provider. Established almost a century ago, VANOS S.A. represents innovated products that protect and guarantee the safety of seafarers.

Green Award certification scheme makes it possible for the maritime industry stakeholders to easily identify and support ships that are extra safe, green and sustainable. The scheme is voluntary and unites ship managers/owners with charterers, ports, maritime organisations and suppliers devoted to the better future of the shipping industry. What all parties have in common is their striving for excellence.

From left to right: Mr. Emmanuel Vassilopoulos, Vice President of VANOS S.A.; Mrs. Katerina Vanos, President of VANOS S.A.; Mr. Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of Green Award Foundation; Mr Jan Fransen, Executive Director of Green Award Foundation.

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Maran Tankers Management commits its newbuilds to Green Award

  

Maran Tankers Management fleet committed to highest quality standards, received the Green Award certificate also on its 3rd VLCC new building.

As the Maran Arete, has successfully passed the survey onboard and obtained the Green Award certificate. The ship with a 318.850 deadweight tons capacity, was delivered in October 2016.
The identical sister vessels namely Maran Arete and Maran Ariadne both also received the Green Award certificate in Nov 27, 2016 and in Jan 31, 2017 respectively.

Maran Tankers Management takes Corporate Social Responsibility in maritime shipping very seriously. The company is known for its commitment to safe and efficient operations. All the new builds are eco-friendly, Maran ensures implementation of high safety standards and minimized environmental impact by managerial, operational and specific ship design features. The complete fleet of Maran Tankers is managed in the most efficient manner by a team of professionals and operates in accordance with the best practices portraying excellence in shipping. It is not surprising that almost all oil tankers managed by Maran hold the Green Award certificate.
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DANAOS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS LAUNCHES DISCOUNTS FOR GREEN AWARD CERTIFICATE HOLDERS

DANAOS Management Consultants launches discounts for Green Award certificate holders
17 November, 2016, ATHENS – Green Award new incentive provider is DANAOS Management Consultants, a company that offers specialized software for shipping.
The cooperation was announced during a welcome ceremony held on 11 November in Athens, Greece. Green Award chairman Mr. Dimitrios Mattheou handed over the Green Award plaque to Mr. Dimitris Theodossiou, co-founder and Managing Director of DANAOS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS S.A (DANAOS), commemorating official acceptance of DANAOS as a new incentive provider.
Green Award is a quality mark for ships and ship managers that go beyond statutory regulations in terms of safety, quality and the environmental awareness. The Green Award scheme links ships with superior performance and technologies with ports and maritime service/products suppliers, who want to encourage excellence in shipping. Maritime companies and ports provide incentives to ships with the Green Award certificate. With the incentive effective 11th November 2016, DANAOS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS joins the world-wide network of more than 80 Green Award incentive providers.

From left to right: Mr. Jan Fransen, Executive Director of the Green Award Foundation; Mr. Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of the Green Award Foundation; Mr. Dimitrios Theodossiou, Managing Director of Danaos Management Conslutants

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MarineTraffic joins Green Award scheme to reward excellent ship operation

MarineTraffic, the world’s most trusted AIS vessel tracking service, has joined the Green Award scheme to recognise and reward excellent ship operation.

The Green Award scheme, which is run by the not for profit Green Award Foundation, aims to make excellent ship operation economically attractive, certifying ships that are extra clean and extra safe and enabling them to reap a variety of financial and non-financial benefits provided by incentive providers. An increasing number of ship operators are using intelligence derived from AIS data to analyse, measure and drive a range of efficiencies across their fleets. On average, MarineTraffic receives position transmissions from 140,000 individual vessels per day.
MarineTraffic will provide three key incentives to certified ship-owning companies:

• 10% discount for any online subscription plan, including Enhanced Satellite Tracking for fleets (combining Inmarsat C-polling with AIS data).
• An extended free trial of MarineTraffic ship tracking systems. Certified companies will receive a three-month free trial for plans of their choosing, for an unlimited number of users, with priority support from the Customer Success team.
• Green Award logo prominently displayed on each certified vessel’s and company’s page on www.marinetraffic.com


From left to right: Jan Fransen, executive director of Green Award; Dimitrios Mattheou, chairman of Green Award; Demitris Memos, CEO of MarineTraffic
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Arcadia Shipmanagement whole fleet Green Award certified, new builds to join

25 October, 2016, ROTTERDAM – The first of the newly built Suezmax oil tankers of Arcadia Shipmanagement, MT Aegean Marathon, is recognized with the Green Award certificate. Five more new builds are preparing for the certification to demonstrate their outstanding quality.

The first out of 6 new built oil tankers, the Aegean Marathon with DWT of 159.000 tonnes, has been inspected and awarded with the Green Award certificate. Arcadia Shipmanagement took delivery of MT Aegean Marathon in May this year and immediately submitted the vessel for Green Award certification. Arcadia remains committed to having the complete fleet in the Green Award scheme and intends to have all 6 new buildings certified by Green Award.
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ELSSI DRUG TESTING LTD JOINS GREEN AWARD

10th of September, 2016, ATHENS – Green Award certificate holders will get up to 15% discount on ELSSI Drug Testing Ltd drug and alcohol tests.

A Green Award certificate, which can be obtained by ships that go above and beyond the industry standards of quality and safety, acts as a quality mark and brings benefits to its holders. The only condition is that a ship has to meet the Green Award requirements that cover technical, managerial, environmental elements and the human element. Green Award ships demonstrate excellent performance and their responsible behavior is rewarded by incentive providers, amongst which are ports and maritime service companies.

On the 10th of September, 2016, Mr. Stavros Stamatopoulos, Operations Director of ELSSI Drug Testing Ltd announced the company’s decision to join a Green Award network. At a ceremony held in Athens, he received a Green Award plaque from Mr. Dimitrios Mattheou, Green Award Chairman.


From left to right : Mr. Panagiotis Stamatopoulos, Mr. Steve Stamatopoulos, Captain Dimitrios Mattheou, Mr. Jan Fransen

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Gard AS is a new Green Award incentive provider

8th September 2016– Gard, the largest P&I Club and leading marine hull insurer, has become the first insurer to become a Green Award Incentive Provider.

Green Award certifies ships that are extra clean and extra safe, and ships with a Green Award certificate reap various financial and non-financial benefits.
Gard’s contribution will focus on two areas. The first is an annual Gard Green Award event for shipowners and managers who hold the Green Award certificate. This seminar will address topics such as market challenges and trends, risk management and loss prevention, as well as innovation and new technology. The second is helping to benchmark to the performance of Green Award vessels for the Green Award organisation.


From left to right: Jan Fransen, Executive Director/Green Award Foundation, Mr Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman/Green Award Foundation and Rolf Thore Roppestad, CEO/Gard AS
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Green Award Welcomes Alba Graduate Business School And Deree – The American College Of Greece As New Incentive Providers

 

7th of September, ATHENS – ALBA Graduate Business School and Deree – The American College of Greece support Green Award certificate holders by giving a 10% scholarship on courses.

Raising environmental awareness and embedding safety and quality through teaching the youth and future executives and business leaders about key principles of environmental care and high standards, are the best ways to ensure sustainable and efficient approach in the future. The approach that will benefit the maritime world, the Ocean, the People and our Planet.
ALBA Graduate Business School and Deree – The American College of Greece have declared their support to Green Award’s mission and to its certificate holders. Green Award inspects and certifies shipping companies and ships that go well over and above statutory requirements. Ships and companies, which have succeeded in complying with the Green Award standards, get a certificate. Ports and maritime sector companies reward their efforts by offering special deals and discounts.


From left to right: Mr Jan Fransen / Executive Director of Green Award, Dr. David G. Horner/President of The American College of Greece, Dr. Axarloglou/Dean of ALBA, Mr Dimitrios Mattheou / Chairman of the Green Award Foundation and Mr Spyros Vougious / Director Shipping Programs at ALBA Graduate Business School
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Green Award And Rightship: Working Together For Quality Shipping

The Green Award Foundation and RightShip increase collaboration to promote safe, sustainable shipping.
5th of September,2016
Green Award Executive Director Jan Fransen and RightShip CEO Warwick Norman have signed an agreement to strengthen the recognition given to Green Award members in RightShip’s new online vetting platform, RightShip Qi.
A ship that has passed the rigorous Green Award certification process and obtained Green Award certificate will receive additional credit and a positive score adjustment in RightShip’s 5-star predictive Risk Rating. This rating, along with acknowledgement of Green Award membership, is prominently displayed in RightShip Qi’s new vessel dashboard, further improving the potential of Green Award vessels for preferential chartering selection.

                                                                  From left to right Mr. Warwick Norman, CEO of Rightship and Mr. Jan Fransen, Executive Director of Green Award
Since 1994, Green Award has been inspecting and certifying ship managers and ships that go beyond legally required standards in terms of ship layout and equipment, quality of operations and management. Green Award brings together top tier ship owners and managers with ports and maritime service companies that reward quality ships with incentives.
Ship vetting specialists RightShip provides transparent data via an online platform that is relied on by charterers, managers, owners, financiers and ports to make responsible and advantageous choices. RightShip’s new online platform (“Qi”) identifies the relative safety and sustainability of vessels by using a sophisticated predictive analytics model to devise risk rating scores. (more…)

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TSAKOS COLUMBIA SHIPMANAGEMENT EXPANDS GREEN AWARD CERTIFICATION

1st of August, 2016, ROTTERDAM – Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement (“TCM”) S.A. applied their newly delivered aframax tanker ELIAS TSAKOS for Green Award certification.

ELIAS TSAKOS was delivered at the end of June and is the first of the nine assigned for long-term charter with an Oil Major.
Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement indicated their intention to enroll all nine newbuilds to Green Award, which are planned to be delivered throughout 2016 and 2017. This move from Tsakos Columbia shows their care for the environment.
For each ship, an onboard survey will be carried out and certificates will be issued in due course upon successfully meeting the Green Award requirements.

The onboard survey for ELIAS TSAKOS was completed on 24 July in Kårstø, Norway by an experienced Green Award surveyor. The new tanker passed the survey requirements smoothly and became Tsakos Columbia’s fifth oil tanker to be certified by Green Award.

The company first applied for Green Award in 2014 with their suezmax EURO. After successful completion of office audit in 2014 and onboard survey of EURO in 2015, they added 3 aframaxes Promitheas, Propontis and Proteas that were certified in early 2016. Jan Fransen, Executive Director of Green Award Foundation, commented: “At Green Award, we praise the intentions shown by Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement to enroll additional 9 ships to Green Award certification. Greek shipping has been with the Green Award programme from the beginning and their commitment has certainly grown over the years. We congratulate the Greek shipping industry for their success and certainly encourage them for continued commitment to sustainability.”

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Bureau Veritas – VeriFuel joins Green Award

1st of July, 2016, Athens – Bureau Veritas’ fuel monitoring program, VeriFuel, has become a Green Award incentive provider. Cooperation, meant to further encourage the best practices of the shipping industry and mitigate its environmental impact, was officially announced at a cocktail reception held in Athens by the Bureau Veritas.

An official commencement ceremony took place during the reception on the 1st of July, 2016. Mr. Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of the Green Award Foundation and Mr. Jan Fransen, Executive Director of the Green Award Foundation, welcomed Bureau Veritas – VeriFuel  http://www.bureauveritas.com/services+sheet/commodities/verifuel+-+understanding+marine+fuel to the Green Award scheme and handed over a symbolic Green Award plaque.


On the photo from left to right: Mr. Ewoud Kamminga – Global Head Bureau Veritas VeriFuel; Mr. Dimitrios Mattheou – Chairman Green Award; Mr. Jan Fransen – Executive Director Green Award; Mr. Bill Stamatopoulos – Business Development Manager Bureau Veritas VeriFuel; Mr. Michael Sterghiou – Regional Director Bureau Veritas Commodities
The Green Award Foundation is an independent quality assurance organization that certifies shipping companies and vessels that go beyond the industry standards in terms of safety, quality and the environmental performance. The Green Award scheme brings together ports and maritime service providers that want to encourage safer, cleaner and greener shipping and ships that strive for excellence. Incentive Providers from all over the maritime sector support certificate holders by offering them various benefits, making Green Award a platform for cross-sectoral Corporate Social Responsibility.
VeriFuel is Bureau Veritas’ comprehensive Fuel Monitoring Program designed for the marine industry. Backed by the Bureau Veritas network of laboratories at strategic locations worldwide, VeriFuel provides residual & distillate marine fuel quality and quantity assessment, advisory reports and expert opinion to improve fuel management. (more…)

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DNV GL joins Green Award scheme

Athens, 8 June 2016: DNV GL has signed a partnership agreement with the Green Award Foundation at Posidonia today to promote the highest standards of safety, quality and sustainability in shipping. DNV GL will become an incentive provider for the Green Award scheme and offer discounts for shipowners and managers who hold the Green Award certificate. The Green Award Foundation is an independent quality assurance organization that certifies shipping companies and vessels which exceed industry standards. It works with incentive providers from all over the maritime sector to offer certificate holders benefits such as discounts on port dues, products and services.

“The recognition of Green Award ships by DNV GL is a huge step towards further acceptance of corporate social responsibility principles in the industry,” says Green Award’s Chairman Captain Dimitrios Mattheou. “It demonstrates support to ship managers and owners prepared to invest efforts and means in better performance, and helps in making these investments economically sound. Green Award audits ships to assist in preventing incidents and improving safety. Green Award incentive providers reward efforts made by ships to meet the Green Award requirements – a great example of a joint action by the industry!”


Caption: from left to right: Keita Shinohara, Certification Manager, Green Award, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, Captain Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of the Green Award and Managing Director of Arcadia Shipmanagement, Remi Eriksen, Group President and CEO of DNV GL, Ioannis Chiotopoulos, Regional Manager South-East Europe & Middle East at DNV GL – Maritime, Ioannis Kourmatzis, Senior Vice President, Advisor, Region South East Europe & Middle East at DNV GL – Maritime, and Jan Fransen, Executive Director, Green Award.
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SetelHellas is a new Incentive Provider of Green Award

Athens, Wednesday, the 08th of June 2016 – The handover of the Green Award board ceremony was conducted on Tuesday, the 07th of June, 2016 at SetelHellas’ stand, No 1.120, Hall 1 at Posidonia Exhibition. During the ceremony, SetelHellas  officially became a new incentive provider of Green Award.

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SetelHellas is a new Incentive Provider of Green Award

The handover of the Green Award board ceremony was conducted on Tuesday, the 07th of June, 2016 at SetelHellas’ stand, No 1.120, Hall 1 at Posidonia Exhibition. During the ceremony, SetelHellas officially became a new incentive provider of Green Award.
SetelHellas S.A. has previously announced an exceptional financial incentive for ships and ship managers that are holders of the Green Award certificate. Green Award is a quality mark and a platform for all industry stakeholders striving for excellence and implementation of CSR principles in shipping. Discount up to 10% on maritime-related ICT solutions comes into force on the 7th of June.


From the left to right: Mr. Jan Fransen, Executive Director / Green Award Foundation, Mr. George Marinakis, Managing Director / SetelHellas, Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman / Green Award Foundation

SetelHellas is an international provider of market leading ICT solutions specially designed for the maritime and offshore vertical businesses. In order to promote environmentally-friendly approach and the highest safety and quality standards, SetelHellas has decided to join the Green Award scheme – a platform for cross-sectoral cooperation of the shipping industry. Green Award audits and certifies ships and ship managers that go beyond statutory regulations in terms of safety, quality and environmental-friendly behavior. The Green Award scheme provides ports, maritime service providers and organizations with a tool to identify the safest performing ships, to lower risk of incidents and to implement their Corporate Social Responsibility principles.

Green Award certified ships and companies are entitled to a discount over the official price list on the following product catalogue: 5% on SmartBox-V™, SeeMBox-V Remote Monitoring solution and 5% on Maritime Telemedicine Solution (MTS) and a 10% discount on SeeMBox-V MRV Co2 emissions Monitoring & Reporting as per EU.

Captain Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of the Green Award Foundation, together with Jan Fransen, Executive Director of the Green Award Foundation, presented a Green Award plaque to Mr. George Marinakis, Managing Director of SetelHellas S.A and congratulated SetelHellas on becoming a Green Award incentive provider.
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2 Katradis Group companies join Green Award

The network of Green Award incentive providers has gained new members. Two companies of Katradis Group have demonstrated their support to the best practices in shipping by joining the Green Award scheme. Discounts on onboard mooring equipment are now available to ships holding the Green Award certificate.

Green Award brings together ship managers, owners, ports and maritime service providers committed to reducing their environmental footprint and implementing the highest standards of safety and quality. Ship managers – certificate holders – have their offices and ships inspected in accordance with the Green Award requirements that go beyond the statutory industry regulations. If they meet the requirements, they are awarded with a Green Award certificate and are entitled to various benefits provided by ports and maritime service providers.

Mr. Nikos Katradis, CEO/Katradis Group; Mr. Jan Fransen, Executive Director/Green Award Foundation; Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman/Green Award Foundation; Mr. Konstantinos Katradis, Managing Director/Katradis Group
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LPG carriers get an opportunity to be awarded with Green Award certificate

The Green Award Foundation, which certifies ships that significantly surpass minimum required industry standards, has added a new sector to its certification programmes’ portfolio. A certification programme for LPG carriers has been launched. From the 1st of April, 2016, fully refrigerated LPG carriers from 20,000 m3 are eligible for Green Award certification.

The LPG certification program adds to already existing certification programmes for oil and chemical tankers, bulk, container and LNG carriers and inland navigation ships. This programme comes as a result of demands by the industry. After tremendous cooperation from various stakeholders, Green Award is proud to announce the launch of the LPG carriers certification programme.

Due to significant interest from the LPG sector the programme’s launch has been marked by the very first LPG carrier office having been already audited and certified. Consolidated Marine Management Inc. from Greece
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is the first Green Award LPG certificate holder that met the new requirements. An official ceremony took place on the 1st of April in Athens. Green Award’s Chairman Captain Dimitrios Mattheou and Executive Director Jan Fransen handed over the Green Award board to Kostas G. Vlachos, COO of Consolidated Marine Management.


Mr. Petros Vikos – HSQEEn Manager, DPA/DMR / Consolidated Marine Management, Kostas G. Vlachos – Chief Operating Officer / Consolidated Marine Management, Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman / Green Award Foundation; Jan Fransen, Executive Director / Green Award Foundation; Mr. Antonios Georgantzis – Technical Manager, Consolidated Marine Management

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EPE (Environmental Protection Engineering) S.A. and ERMA FIRST S.A. become Incentive Providers of Green Award Foundation

EPE (Environmental Protection Engineering) S.A. and ERMA FIRST S.A. are proud to announce their participation in the Green Award Foundation as incentive providers, as of April 2016.

The handover ceremony took place on the 31st of March, in Piraeus, in the head offices of EPE, where Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou, chairman of Green Award Foundation and Jan Fransen, Executive Director of the Green Award, recognized EPE and ERMA FIRST as incentive providers of the foundation. Mr. Athanassios Polychronopoulos, Vice President & Global Development Manager received the honors for EPE, whereas Messrs. Christos Tsitselis, Sales Manager and Nikos Kyritsis, Technical Product Manager, for ERMA FIRST.
Green Award Foundation in a neutral, independent and non-profit organization established in 1994. Green Award provides a platform for the cross-sectorial collaboration of the industry. Ports, ship managers, charterers, maritime service providers and industry decision makers form a network where all participants have an important role. The organization’s goal is to develop the market sensitivity and preference for quality tonnage and consequently decrease the incidents and accidents that are harmful for the marine environment through uniting all parties involved.

From left to right: Ms. Giota Polychronopoulou, Polyeco S.A.; Mr. Giannis Polychronopoulos, EPE S.A.; Ms. Arzoumanidou Caterina, EPE S.A. Corporate Attorney; Mr. Chalarakis Εleutherios, Polyeco S.A. General Manager; Mr. Danellis George, Polyeco S.A. Commercial Dpt. Manager;  Mr. Jan Fransen, Green Award Foundation Executive Director; Mr. Mamaloukas Vasileios, EPE S.A. Pollution Dpt. Manager; Ms. Helen Polychronopoulou, ERMA FIRST S.A.; Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou, Green Award Foundation Chairman; Mr. Christos Tsitselis, ERMA FIRST S.A. Sales Manager; Mr. Fotis Ploumitsakos, EPE S.A. Naval Architect & Mechanical Engineer, Research, Development & Engineering Dept.; Mr. Nikos Kyritsis, ERMA FIRST S.A. Technical Product Manager; Mr. John Korovesis, EPE S.A. Sales Manager; Mr. Iasonas Lainos, EPE S.A. Project Manager/ Marine Environment Protection Dpt.; Mr. Papatzanakis George , EPE S.A. Marine Environment Protection Dpt.; Mr. Bathrellos Lampros, EPE S.A. Port Reception Facilities Manager; Mr. Chatzatoglou Konstastinos, EPE S.A. Service Engeneer / Marine Environment Protection Dpt.; Mr. Artemakis George, EPE S.A. Marine Environment Protection Dpt.; Ms. Chara Chourdaki, EPE S.A. Chemical Engineer / Marine Environment Protection Dpt.
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HudsonAnalytix BecomesFirst U.S. Green Award Incentive Provider

Philadelphia, PA – HudsonAnalytix (www.hudsonanalytix.com), an international marine risk management consultancy, has become the first U.S. company to be named an Incentive Provider for the international Green Award (www.greenaward.org). The Green Award Foundation certifies maritime shipping companies and vessels that exceed legally required standards in terms of environment, safety and quality of operations. Incentive Providers recognize and reward the efforts of Green Award certificate holders by offering them an exclusive savings on services.

The designation became official on March 3 at a ceremony held in the offices of HudsonAnalytix in Camden attended by Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of the Green Award Foundation, the nonprofit certifying organization, and Jan Fransen, Executive Director of the Green Award.


From left to right: Keita Shinohara, Green Award Foundation, Certification Manager,
Per W. Christensen, HudsonAnalytix Chairman, Cynthia A. Hudson, HudsonAnalytix CEO, Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou, Green Award Foundation Chairman, Jan Fransen, Green Award Foundation Executive Director and Marc E. Smith, HudsonAnalytix COO

HudsonAnalytix CEO Cynthia A. Hudson said, “At HudsonAnalytix we help our clients navigate the technical, operational, commercial, regulatory and environmental challenges facing our industry. Therefore, we are very proud to become a Green Award Incentive Provider to promote best practices. The Green Award fits perfectly with our mission and demonstrates the commitment to high operational standards of clean and safe shipping that we and our clients support.”

Green Award certified companies and/or ships are entitled to a 10% savings on selected services provided by HudsonAnalytix, Inc., and/or any of its five (5) divisions, Hudson Marine Management Services, HudsonTrident, HudsonSystems, HudsonTactix, and HudsonDynamix.

Capt. Mattheou commented, “We congratulate HudsonAnalytix for having the vision to become the first Incentive Provider in the U.S. We hope this will encourage other U.S. maritime shippers and service providers to embrace the Green Award program and its benefits of cleaner, safer and environmentally sound shipping.”

HudsonAnalytix offers comprehensive services to help clients meet their regulatory, commercial and operational needs efficiently, effectively and profitably in today’s technically complex and environmentally sensitive world. Services include international maritime security and risk management, cyber security, emergency response, software implementation, claims and consequence management, and maritime training programs.

http://www.greenaward.org/greenaward/654-2016-hudsonanalytix-first-join-us.html

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Alpha Marine Consulting Ltd endorses Green Award certificate holders

A major marine consultancy firm, Alpha Marine Consulting Ltd, will award Green Award certificate holders with a 10% discount on its services in recognition of their commitment to excellence in shipping.

Green Award unites shipping companies and ships, which go beyond statutory regulations in terms of safety, quality and environmental-friendly behavior, with ports and nautical service providers that reward and recognize their efforts by providing incentives. The network of Green Award incentive providers is steadily growing. From the 1st January, 2016, Green Award certified offices or ships are entitled to a 10% discount on services provided by Alpha Marine Consulting Ltd.
This new cooperation was cemented by the ceremony on the 11th of December, 2015, where Green Award’s Chairman Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou and Executive Director Jan Fransen handed over the Green Award plaque symbolizing mutual agreement of both organizations to work together.


From left to right: Keita Shinohara, Certification manager (Green Award Foundation); Jan Fransen, Executive Director (Green Award Foundation); Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman (Green Award Foundation); Mr. Antonis Iordanidis, General Manager (Alpha Marine Consulting Ltd); Mr. Philip Tsichlis, Technical Director (Alpha Marine Consulting Ltd); Mr. Zacharias Yerasimou, Technical Director (Alpha Marine Consulting Ltd)

The technical staff of Alpha Marine Consulting Ltd. comprises Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, as well as several other marine surveyors, specialists and experts. They specialize in ship design, marine engineering and management consulting and have been serving the international maritime industry for the past 30 years. From the 1st of January 2016 Green Award certified ships and offices can benefit from the professional services of Alpha Marine Consulting Ltd.

http://www.greenaward.org/greenaward/650-2016-01-alpha-marine.html

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DYNAMARINe to reward Green Award vessels

Green Award certified vessels will be rewarded with a 5% discount by DYNAMARINe – a maritime consultancy company and the developer of the unique onlineSTS.net service.

Green Award certifies ships that go beyond statutory regulations in terms of safety, quality and environmental-friendly behavior. Only vessels that have taken that extra step to surpass the legally set industry standards and thus have minimized their environmental impact and implemented additional high safety and quality norms can obtain the Green Award certificate. DYNAMARINe wants to award these ships and stimulate them for further improvement. To demonstrate their support to the sustainable approach in shipping, DYNAMARINe will provide a 5% discount on its services to Green Award certified ships starting from the 1st January, 2016.


Dr. Stelios Perissakis, Director (DYNAMARINe); Dr. Alexandros Glykas, Director (DYNAMARINe); Jan Fransen, Executive Director (Green Award Foundation) and Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of the Green Award Foundation

DYNAMARINe provides high quality consultancy services associated with technical studies, statutory compliance issues, condition surveys and risk management to the maritime community. The directors share the belief that organizations such as DYNAMARINe and the Green Award have the capacity in enhancing safety and quality standards for ship owners and their vessels with objective means that do not hinder commercial interests. Instead, their procedures, methods and advices, provide a commercial advantage and support of the well established reputation of prudent ship owners that share their vision and enthusiasm. DYNAMARINe are known for their specialized software and online platforms such as onlineSTS.net, Emission Monitoring System and an online training platform. The onlineSTS.net platform and accompanying procedures of customer vessels in the screening and risk assessment is a pioneering service that assist shipowners in exercise of due diligence to the best possible extend as well as providing justified STS record keeping, beyond minimum statutory requirements.
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