Green pledges multiply in Singapore

 

Singapore: The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in a statement yesterday 13 more organisations signed its Maritime Singapore Green Pledge during the opening ceremony of the 17th Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON).

MPA said there was now a total of 40 organisations that have pledged their commitment to be responsible members of the international maritime community by supporting and promoting clean and green shipping in Singapore.

Lam Yi Young, chief executive of MPA said, "We started the Green Pledge last year as part of the Maritime Singapore Green Initiative. Through the Green Pledge, we want to encourage the maritime industry to come forward and play an active role in promoting clean and green shipping in Singapore."

Asia Shipping Media, the parent company of this website, hosts a by-invitation-only exclusive business breakfast next Tuesday at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore on green shipping. The shipowner gathering will explore how to make money out of the green revolution sweeping through the industry. For more details contact grant@asiashippingmedia.com  [18/10/12]

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