The Port of Yokohama has
officially announced that they are now an incentive provider for
environmentally friendly ships. The Japanese Port joins many others such as the
Kitakyushu Port (Tobata LNG and Hibiki LNG) and the Port of Nagoya (including
Chita LNG Terminal) in providing incentives for Green Award Ships.
Since 1 April 2017, all types of ESI over 30 points or Green
Award certified ships are entitled to a 15% discount on the port dues. To apply
this environmentally friendly incentive, ships are required to submit an
application and certificate of ESI or Green Award in advance of arrival to the
The application will be prepared
by the agents, so please send the Certification documents in advance for ships
eligible for this incentive.
To read more about information
issued by Yokohama Port Harbour Bureau please see the attached documents
explaining the details of this incentive application. Should you have any
queries, please contact ISS Japan by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.