Hong Kong Shipowner Again Achieves CSI Verification

Sunday, November 24, 2013
OOCL award: Photo credit OOCL

Hong Kong's Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) says it has once again attained certification on the integrity and disclosure of its 2012 environmental data by adopting Clean Shipping Index (CSI) verification standards.

OOCL was accredited the Verification Certification after an audit conducted by DNV GL by using an internationally recognized and accepted verification guideline to check OOCL vessels on a wide variety of scoring parameters, including emissions of carbon dioxide, sulphur oxides, nitrogen oxides and particulate matter, wastes handling, chemicals usage, and wastewater control.

“By demonstrating that the environmental performance data are prepared with high accuracy and transparency, OOCL is making an effort to go beyond the mandatory regulations to reduce their impact on the environment. Since DNV GL Group is also committed to work towards sustainable shipping, we are pleased to play a part in this work with OOCL,” said Mr. Henning Mohn, Head of Green Shipping Advisory of DNV GL Maritime Advisory S.E. Asia-Pacific.

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. Headquartered in Hong Kong, OOCL is one of the world's largest integrated international container transportation and logistics companies, with more than 290 offices in 60 countries.

Pictured: L-R) Mr. Henning Mohn, Head of Green Shipping Advisory of DNV GL Maritime Advisory S.E. Asia-Pacific hands the Verification Certificate to Mr. Stephen Ng, Director of Trades of OOCL.

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