Green Award has a new incentive provider on the Baltic Sea – Freeport of Riga Authority has joined the scheme and provides 10% discount on port dues for oil tankers holding Green Award certificate.
On Thursday August 19 during the official reception at the Latvian National Opera opening The Riga Port 810th Anniversary celebration, Mr. Ainārs Šlesers (board chairman, Freeport of Riga) received the Green Award plaque from Jan Fransen (Managing Director of Green Award), to mark the occasion of the official participation of the port of Riga in the scheme.
The Freeport of Riga Authority’s decision to participate in Green Award is one of the steps taken by the port within the frameworks of their Corporate Social Responsibility plan as a tool to mitigate environmental impact.
The Freeport of Riga provides 10% discount on port dues to Green Award certified oil tankers.
The Freeport of Riga is a significant part of global and regional cargo supply chains and passenger traffic network in the Baltic Sea region, providing safe and reliable services. An integral part of the city, the Port recognises its social and environmental responsibilities and makes a strong contribution to the growth of Latvia’s economy. The Port is driven by high performance standards and continuously strives to improve both the quality and breadth of services to clients. The Freeport of Riga Authority works in compliance with the environment policy approved in the framework of the Environment Management System.