Evergreen Marine recognized for whale, clean air conservation

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/02/06
By: Chen Wei-ting and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, Feb. 6 (CNA) Evergreen Marine Corp. has received recognition for its

Photo courtesy of Evergreen Marine Corp.

performance in a voluntary environmental and ecological protection program aimed at reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of vessels and avoiding collisions with whales by encouraging slower sailing speeds, the Taiwanese company said in a statement Monday.

Evergreen Line was honored in September 2016 with an environmental protection award by the Port Authority of Los Angeles in recognition of its excellent performance in the 2015 Vessel Speed Reduction Program led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States, the company said.

The award ceremony took place on Jan. 23, it added.    [FULL  STORY]

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