Odfjell wins the GREEN4SEA Tanker Operator Award

Odfjell is announced as the winner of the 2021 GREEN4SEA Tanker Operator Award. The award recognizes companies that demonstrate “outstanding performance” within green and sustainable shipping.

Crew on board Odfjell's chemical tanker Bow Prosper. Photo by Jonathan Atkin

Crew on board Bow Prosper. Photo: Jonathan Atkin


Odfjell was shortlisted for “putting sustainability at the heart of its operations.” CEO Kristian Mørch accepted the award in a digital award ceremony held on April 21.  

“We are very happy to be awarded GREEN4SEA’s Tanker Operator Award, and we are especially pleased with the award because it is based on a recognition of our sustainability efforts. As it is correctly mentioned in the award, we put sustainability at the heart of operations, and we are proud of the results we have delivered so far.”

“I accept this award on behalf of the entire Odfjell organization on board our ships, at our terminals and in our offices worldwide. It is a true team effort to secure safe operations at sea and ashore, and also to find new, and more sustainable solutions.”

Kristian Mørch, CEO

CEO Kristian Mørch of chemical tanker and terminal operator Odfjell SE. Photo by Gunnar Eide

“We have come a long way already, but we also know that we have big challenges ahead of us to achieve our target of becoming climate neutral by 2050. We greatly appreciate the recognition GREEN4SEA shows for our work by nominating us, and the endorsement shown by every one who voted for us.”


Watch a recording of the awards ceremony here: GREEN4SEA Virtual Awards.

SAFETY4SEA’s GREEN4SEA Awards is an annual event that recognizes “organizations that demonstrated outstanding performance within the scope of fostering green and sustainable shipping.” Among this year’s awards is the Tanker Operator Award, “to be awarded to any ship operator of oil or chemical tankers or gas carriers that demonstrated environmental excellence and performance above average in any aspect of maritime activity.” The winner is declared after being nominated by GREEN4SEA, followed by an online voting process. Odfjell was nominated together with Stena Bulk, Synergy Marine Group, Thome Group and BW LPG.

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