Evergreen Group was founded in 1968, which is based on the philosophy of caring for our planet. The Group's environmental policy has always preceded government regulations. This core value is consistent with the business philosophy and requirements of our customers and we work for environmental protection.
Company fleet environmental policy is to meet the requirements of applicable International and domestic environmental laws and regulations in all operational activities. All employees whether on shore or onboard shall observe this policy at all times that will enable the Company fleet to comply with this Environmental Protection. The Company also encourages them to report any non-compliance and commit the EP programs in a responsible manner in order to prevent pollutions and minimize risks to the environment.
Evergreen Marine observes all international and local environmental protection conventions. We are committed to preventing pollution, saving energy and carbon reduction, and protecting the earth. Strict standards and procedures are set for environmental protection and pollution prevention matter aboard ships at sea. We also make use of the latest marine technologies to do everything in our power to protect the marine ecology, port safety and the happiness of mankind.
EVERGREEN GROUP (hereinafter referred to as the "Company") has traditionally recognized the obligation to conduct its affairs as a constructive corporate member of society, and has established a "Safety and Environmental Management System" for our cargo ships and Company's shore based personnel. We
- Commit to assess all identified risks to ships, personnel and the environment for establishing appropriate safeguards, so as to provide safe practices in ship operation and a safe working environment. Moreover, to keep effective communication with all persons working for and on behalf and under the control of the Company with the intent that they are made aware of their individual safety and environment obligations as appropriate.
- Commit to protect the environment, including prevention of pollution and other specific commitments relevant to the Company.
- Commit to continuously improve the safety and environmental management skills of personnel ashore and aboard ships, including preparing for emergencies related both to safety and environmental protection.
- Commit to fulfill the compliance obligation of applicable national and international safety and pollution prevention laws, regulations regarding air, water and environment in general; and expectations of interested parties to which we subscribe.
It is our policy to provide marine transportation services with safety and efficiency. Through management review we assess the adequacy, effectiveness and suitability of our management system periodically, including our stated policies and associated objectives, to ensure that these targets are met.
Build a green container fleet.
Follow the instructions on the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) and create an IHM in 2020.
Comply with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (Hong Kong Convention) and EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SRR).
Adopt water-based paint in the container coating line to reduce VOC emissions.
Equip the fleet with the Load Stability Calculation System and Weather Navigation Information (WNI) System to optimize the sailing speed and monitoring of fuel consumption.
Monitor sailing schedules and adjust sailing schedules and calling order flexibly.
Improve the operational efficiency of terminals.
Adopt shore power.
Continue to install and use scrubbers in the fleet to reduce sulfide.
Strictly manage ballast water discharges.
Dispose of ship waste according to the waste management plan.
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