Green Award is a voluntary quality assessment certification scheme that inspects and certifies ships

A Green Award certificate, which can be obtained by ships that go above and beyond the industry standards in terms of safety, quality and environmental performance, acts as a quality mark and brings benefits to its holders.


Green Award in brief

  • Established in 1994

  • Non-profit, independent, international

  • Quality mark for high performing vessels

  • Own in-house developed requirements

  • network of ports, ship managers, charterers, maritime service providers and authorities

  • Governed by the key industry representatives

  • Ocean and River

  • Audits and certifies ships and shipping companies

  • 30+ countries in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Australasia and South and North Americas participate

  • Over 1000 ships certified (inland and sea) and over 145 incentive providers which include ports and maritime service providers participate

  • CSR tool for ports and companies