Japan Marine Science (JMS) officially announced joining the Green Award scheme as a new incentive provider offering its training services at special prices to Green Award certificate holders.
Jan Fransen, executive director of the Green Award Foundation, congratulated Japan Marine Science with this step contributing to safer shipping. He presented a symbolic Green Award plaque to Mr. Koichi Akamine, President of Japan Marine Science at their office premises in Kawasaki. “On behalf of Green Award, a voluntary certification scheme for ships striving for excellence, I want to express gratitude towards your decision to provide a special discount on training fee to our certificate holders. It is very important for us that in all parts of the world the maritime industry demonstrates joint effort to improve shipping while mitigating its effect on the oceans.
Recognition of Green Award’s input in the strengthening of Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia is a remarkable achievement for us and helps to further promote sustainable and responsible shipping in the region.”
“Green Award’s activity policy is impressive and we expressed approval. It is a big honor to be able to participate as an Incentive Provider,” Japan Marine Science commented. “We would like to contribute to the safety and environmental protection of the ship.”
Green Award certifies sea-going and inland navigation ships that go beyond the industry regulations in terms of safety, quality and environmental performance. Green Award certificate is recognized by over 110 ports and maritime suppliers and services providers that reward the highest standards of ships’ operations and management onshore by diverse incentives.
The basic vision of Japan Marine Science through its business activities is to change the maritime society through INNOVATIONS and the corporate mission is to be Asia’s No.1 consulting and maritime information service company.
Japan Marine Science provides a wide array of services and products. Amongst them maritime consulting that provides support to ports and government policy making; Ship Supervision and Survey Services – Safety Management Instructions for safe cargo handling supervision as charterer; Integrated Navigation Solutions for simplified and user friendly navigation and Portable Navigation Equipment.
JMS is also an expert in Maritime Training and Ship Handling Simulator providing training solutions to meet the needs of the maritime industry. All Green Award certificate holders will receive a 5% discount on training fees. Through this reward JMS hopes to contribute to improvement of safety at sea.