Solstad Offshore wins Environmental Award

Solstad Offshore won the Environmental award at the Annual Offshore Support Journal (OSJ) 2012 event. The company won the prize for its Green Operations initiative, which has seen the company work with the Rainforest Foundation Norway to reduce emissions and provide funds towards protecting the rainforest.

The Annual Offshore Support Journal Conference is the international meeting point for all those involved in offshore support. The conference attracted more than 400 senior industry executives and delegates including 60 shipowner and 35 shipyard representatives.

CEO Lars Peder Solstad, says it is an honour for Solstad Offshore to receive this award, and sees it as a confirmation that the environmental efforts of the company have been recognized as an important contribution to the offshore industry,

-The Solstad Green Operations have been a great success, and have given us the possibility to introduce the first Climate Neutral Operations (CNO) of vessels in the offshore industry, says Solstad.

He also confirms that the company is continously looking for ways to improve and develop its environmental programme. This work is coordinated by the company's Environmental Engineer, Svein Erik Isaksen, who co-operates closely with all vessels and employees. The Solstad Green Operations (SGO) is an environmental programme developed by Solstad Offshore to monitor all environmental initiatives resulting in reduced fuel consumption of at least 500 liters. For every green operation recorded in the system, Solstad Offshore pays for the protection of 1000 m2 of rainforest trhough the Norwegian Rainforest Foundation. The company has recorded about 1700 green operations so far in 2012.

More information about the event will be available in the April issue of the Offshore Support Journal.

Related news

Latest news

New order for Servogear

Servogear announces that they have received a new order from Brødrene Aa. 

Norwater AS reports boost in sales

The Norwater team reports of great interest and busy days in 2016. In a press release, they state that as of the first 8 months of the year, 2016 sales are already beyond target for the year as a whole.

Gaia-facts reaching ground control

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released the first data from the Gaia mission, which has the tremendous task of building the most precise 3D map of the Milky Way.

Polish delegation for Norwegian circular waste management

Against the background of the EU's ambitious waste management targets, Norwegian and Polish stakeholders met on Wednesday 14 September in Drammen.

Milestone at Mongstad Water Treatment Plant

SAR AS reports that an extensive upgrade to the water treatment plant at Mongstad reached a new milestone July. 

Servogear signs new contract with Özata Shipyard

Servogear has announced the signing of a new contract with Özata Shipyard in Turkey. The contract includes the delivery of Servogear Ecoflow PropulsorTMfor two 39 meter passenger catamarans (YN 41 & YN 42).

Statoil and Petrobras strengthen strategic partnership

Statoil reports that they have strengthened their cooperation in Brazil by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Petrobras.

TechInvent and Island Offshore/Centrica announced winners of ONS Innovation Award

TechInvent and Island Offshore/Centrica were announced winners of the ONS 2016 Innovation Awards, at the Innovation Awards Ceremony Tuesday 30 August.

Alu Design chair in Star Trek Beyond

Alu Design boldly goes where no maritime chair manufacturer has before, as MH OCH 300 operator chair lands starring role in Star Trek Beyond.