The Nautical Institute is proud to be joining the Green Award scheme as an Incentive Provider to support an environmentally friendly maritime industry.


Left to right Jonathan Hunt, Assistant Manager Publications & Marketing, the NI; Bridget Hogan, Director of Publications and Membership, the NI; Captain Dimitrios Mattheou, Chairman of the Green Award; Captain Nikos Aslanis, Chairman of the NI Hellenic Branch, Jan Fransen, Executive Director of the Green Award and Peter Swift, Board member of the Green Award


Green Award identifies and certifies ships that are extra clean, safe, demonstrate excellent performance and have gone beyond the legal standards. With over 900 ships certified, the Green Award is recognised throughout the industry as a quality mark. In joining over 120 ports and other maritime service providers in support of the initiative, The Nautical Institute now offers all Green Award members:

  • 10% discount of all Nautical Institute publications
  • Additional discounts on order of 10 or more books


David Patraiko FNI, Director of Projects for The Nautical Institute and Chair of the Green Award Board of Experts said: “Professional development goes hand-in-hand with operational excellence, so we are pleased to offer these incentives to those dedicated to safety and environmental protection.”

About the Nautical Institute
The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of sea-going ships. It provides a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world. Founded in 1972, it has over 40 branches world-wide and some 7,000 members in over 120 countries.