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'Clean Seas Award' for WWL

'Clean Seas Award' for WWL
WALLENIUS Wilhelmsen Logistics has won the ‘Clean Seas Award’ at the 2007 Lloyd’s List Awards for its continuing efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its deep sea operations.

WALLENIUS Wilhelmsen Logistics has won the ‘Clean Seas Award’ at the 2007 Lloyd’s List Awards for its continuing efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its deep sea operations. It was the only shipping company to be short listed for the award.

The award citation acknowledges that the company significantly cut its sulphur dioxide emissions over a five year period. In 2004 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics became the first major shipping company in the world to use low sulphur fuel. It is the second year running the company has won the award.

The Lloyd’s List Clean Seas award is given “to honour an institution, firm or individual who has made a recognizable contribution to the fight towards reducing the pollution of our oceans from maritime sources.”

Lena Blomqvist, Vice President, Environment, said: “This award is important to us because it encapsulates all that we aspire to – a cleaner logistics environment where eco-friendly ships sail the seas.

“Our owners, Wallenius Lines of Sweden and Wilh. Wilhelmsen of Norway, have a high environmental focus and the investments they have made in our company have been instrumental in enabling us to achieve our environmental goals to aspire to a greener future for our children and children’s children,” commented Mrs Blomqvist.

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