Green Award provides a platform to maritime organisations and companies for promotion of the best practices and elimination of sub-standard shipping on a voluntary basis.

The global ship agent follows GAC Belgium, GAC Netherlands and GAC Shipping Greece and has becomes the fourth GAC agency that has joined Green Award.

Green Award Chairman, Mr Dimitrios Mattheou, accompanied by Green Award’s executive director Mr Jan Fransen, wholeheartedly welcomed GAC UK into the certification scheme, in a ceremony held on 6 September 2018, in Athens (Greece).

Handing over a Green Award board to Herman Jorgensen, Managing Director at GAC UK, Mr Mattheou said:

The realization of the importance of and a strong will to change for the best, to support the best practices and excellence in shipping, are crucial for achieving sustainable results. We are glad that GAC Group, which is a perfect example of such a strong will, is so consistently committed to this approach and enrolls its fourth agency to Green Award...They demonstrate their dedication to Corporate Social Responsibility principles and contribute to recognition of frontrunners of the maritime industry.