Prince Rupert Port Authority joins Green Award


Green Award is proud to announce that the Port Rupert in Canada has joined the Green Award scheme. They provide a 10% discount on the port dues to all types of Green Award certified ships.

The port of Prince Rupert in Canada is dedicated to mitigating CO2 emissions and negative effect of the shipping on the environment. The port has its own Green Wave program, formerly known as the Environmental Incentive Program for Vessels (EIPV), which was introduced in 2013 and offers reduced harbour dues to vessels that have implemented emission reduction measures and/or other environmental practices to improve their environmental performance. The program focuses on environmental certification, fuel quality, technological implementation, and management practices.

From the 1st of January, 2014, all Green Award certified sea-going vessels are granted 10% fee reduction on harbour dues.

The Port of Prince Rupert is Canada's leading edge port -- in trade growth, maritime safety, environmental stewardship and community partnerships. With the distinct advantage of being the closest North American port to Asia by up to three days, the Port of Prince Rupert is uniquely positioned on the shortest trade route between the world's most dynamic economies - an ideal location to serve shippers and producers, facilitate trade and grow the Canadian economy.

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15/04/2014 

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