Green Award Foundation visits IAPH Tokyo
Messrs. Jan Fransen, Executive Director, and Keita Shinohara, Certification Manager, of the Green Award Foundation, an IAPH Associate member in the Netherlands, paid a courtesy visit to Secretary General Masahiko Furuichi on 28 October. According to IAPH press release, they are visiting Japan to attend IAPH’s ESI (Environmental Ship Index) Working Group that was held, 21 and 22 October, in conjunction with Yokohama Maritime Forum, 23-25 October.
The Secretary General and his staff exchanged views and opinions on IAPH and its activity at large. Green Award Foundation is a non-profit making organization based in Rotterdam and manages and operates a voluntary quality assessment certification scheme that inspects and certifies ships in terms of safety, quality and environmental performance.