The Green Marine Europe program demonstrates year after year its ability to encourage its participants to go beyond regulatory requirements.
Green Marine Europe requires participants to adopt practices and technologies that will have a direct impact on the field.
The annual performance report displays all the individual results of the certified participants in addition to the overall average and an analysis of the environmental performance for the year concerned. Their progress is evaluated on a 1-to-5 scale.
These are what drive Green Marine Europe’s approach! After three years of clear progress, the results for 2022 present a slight decrease in the overall average to put it at 2.6 (on the 1-to-5 scale). The influx of new participants explains this plateau and their
generally needed time to familiarize themselves with the program’s requirements.
Consistent with present concerns within European and international regulatory bodies, the NOx and the SOx and PM performance indicators display the best averages, at 3.1 and 3, respectively. With the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships expected to come into force within the next 24 months, the Ship Recycling performance indicator outlines a significant margin for improvement for ship owners with a Level 2 average.
The number of participants has increased fourfold in 4 years, from six to 25 ship owners, and touches 5 European countries.
For the 14 ship owners already certified in 2021, the 2022 results show an increase of 17 levels overall.
Green Marine Europe open the door to shipyards, the first shipyards will be certified in 2024.
The program's growth and appeal are undeniable. The participating ship owners represent a growing a fleet of more than 500 vessels in diverse areas of activity. This year also marks the arrival of eight new participants, and Green Marine Europe first foray into England and Spain.
Our interactive map allows you to consult each of our participants' individual profiles, their most recent results, their certification status, and more!
For this second year of evaluation, Green Marine Europe has doubled the number of its participants, certifying 11 ship owners. Evolution was also on the agenda in terms of the environmental certification program’s scope, with the addition of an eighth performance indicator relating to ship recycling.
Although this is the first year of evaluation and the initial group of certified ship owners, the results already bear witness to their commitment to the environment. In fact, all six ship owners far exceeded the program’s minimum performance requirements for the first year of the certification, obtaining at least Level 2 for one of the indicators.
The environmental certification program’s success is largely based on its ability to identify and address key issues related to sustainable maritime transportation.