New IMPA Member Poseidon gains Green Award

New IMPA member Poseidon Marine Supplies has joined the Green Award scheme to encourage safety improvement in shipping and will reward Green Award ships with discounts on its services and products.

The Green Award scheme is open for ships and ship managers striving for excellence and being able to meet the Green Award requirements that go beyond the industry regulations. Green Award certificate holders are rewarded for their efforts by over 120 ports and maritime related businesses all over the world.

Poseidon Marine Supplies is a leading company in the fields of general ship supplying and fire-rescue & safety (FRS) inspection services. To encourage excellence and quality improvement in shipping, Poseidon Marine Supplies will reward Green Award certified ships with additional discounts of the standard prices on ‘Total Care’ program, Drӓger instruments and tubes, FRS and lifeboat inspection services and general stores.

Poseidon Marine Supplies was welcomed into the scheme by Green Award Chairman Captain Dimitrios Mattheou, who handed over a Green Award plaque to Mr Michael Papachastas, founder and CEO of Poseidon Marine Supplies on 6 June, 2018. ‘Poseidon Marine Supplies has developed gradually and evolved over the last 42 years as a major and trustworthy partner of Shipping, both in Greece and worldwide,’ Captain Mattheou said. ‘Your decision to support Green Award, contributes greatly to the shipping industry. More specifically, your active involvement in the Green Award concept is vital to the accomplishment of our mission: To achieve the highest standards in terms of environmental performance and safety in shipping. Welcome on-board Poseidon team!’