Yang Ming Receives the 2016 Blue Circle Awards from Port of Vancouver

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (Yang Ming) was granted the “2016 Blue Circle Awards” by Port Metro Vancouver. The award ceremony was held on May 30, 2017 in Vancouver, and Mr. Lance Lin, General Manager of Yang Ming Canada, represented Yang Ming to receive the award at the ceremony.

The Blue Circle Awards is a recognition of the highest level of participation in the EcoAction Program implemented by Port Metro Vancouver since 2010. The program promotes attainable emission reduction goals for ocean-going vessels that enter Port Vancouver, and rewards those who excel in environmental stewardship. This is the second time of Yang Ming being recognized for its environmental stewardship by POV since 2015.

It is worthy to be mentioned that Yang Ming was also recognized for its outstanding vessel on time performance by topping a list of 19 carriers calling at the Port of Vancouver in 2016. According to the Port, Yang Ming vessels arrived within 8 hours of the agreed berth scheduled on 98% of its total calls at the port. Yang Ming achieved the highest on time performance among all container lines calling the Port of Vancouver in 2016.

Yang Ming is dedicated to providing best service to customers and has always striven for not only protecting the ocean environment but also actively complying with international conventions and environmental regulations. The company made the implementation of CSR a basic policy that needs all businesses to work hard to attain the goal of sustainable development.