Korean Register of Shipping issued its first ECO Ship certification for Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM)'s M/V Pacific Pride, on August 31.
KR spokesperson said, "KR's ECO Ship certification service has been developed to enhance shipowners' competitiveness in eco-friendly vessels."
An official from HMM said, "In the past, we felt bad that there is no Eco-ship certification services in Korea, in spite of building eco-friendly vessel."
Added, "But now we will be able to be officially verified as Eco ships and benefited such incentives toward fuel-efficient ships."
Published : August 31, 2012
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