Advancing environmental excellence

Green Marine Europe is an environmental certification program for the European maritime industry. It is a voluntary initiative that helps its candidates to improve their environmental performance beyond regulations. It targets key environmental issues related to air, water and soil quality.


Ship owners


Indicators targeting key issues


years of evaluation

The certification process

To receive their certification, candidates must assess their environmental performance annually, submit to external verification, agree to publish their individual results, and commit to a process of continual improvement.

Illustrated boat

A collaborative approach

Multisectoral involvement is at the heart of Green Marine Europe. Environmental issues are identified and addressed in collaboration with industry, governments, academia and environmental groups. This approach permits informed decisions to be made based on consensus.


A european scope

Discover the results of all the certified ship owners based on the program’s rigorous criteria.

Performance indicators

Green Marine Europe’s essence is its comprehensive environmental program that facilitates candidates adopting concrete actions to measurably reduce their environmental footprint.

A diversified network

Green Marine Europe also brings together maritime associations that act as program ambassadors, and partners that offer products, services and technologies to support the participants in their environmental efforts.


For three years, the environmental certification program has proven its effectiveness and ability to guide ship owners toward sustainable maritime transportation.

29 March 2023

LOUIS DREYFUS ARMATEURS Group joins Green Marine Europe

LOUIS DREYFUS ARMATEURS Group (LDA) participating in Green Marine Europe environmental certification program
  • Membership - ship owner
22 March 2023

Express des îles joins Green Marine Europe

Express des îles participating in Green Marine Europe environmental certification program
  • Membership - ship owner
8 March 2023

International Women’s Day: interview of Laure Jacquier, Sustainability Manager at Damen Shipyards Group

« The maritime industry is the go-to sector where you can make a real difference in terms of sustainability. Be proud of bringing female perspective in this male dominated industry
  • Green Marine Europe

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