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Preserving the living nature

23 March 2007
FESCO commitment to environment protection is rewarded with Green Flag Environmental Achievement Award.

Port of Long Beach incentive program award for achievements in reduction of negative environmental impaсt (known as “Green Flag”) is awarded to FESCO vessel IGARKA crew.

FESCO Group vessels fully comply with stringent Program requirements. Their remarkable contribution to reducing pollution is noted in the Letter of Gratitude to the Company, which gives FESCO vessels the right to sail with Green Flag.

Environmental protection and preservation of living nature diversity are one of the fundamental FESCO values. FESCO Transport Group takes active part in different incentive projects, aimed at preventing pollution and reducing the negative impact on nature, including Long Beach program for harmful emission reduction.

The Green Flag program was launched on January 1st, 2005. The special Green Flag is given to companies, whose vessels were able to minimize their gas exhausts in the zone up to 20 nautical miles seaward from the port.

FESCO Transport Group is created on the basis of Far Eastern Shipping Company - one of the largest and oldest transport companies in Russia, founded in 1880. The strategy of group development is aimed at turning FESCO into an integrated multimodal transportation & logistics company, offering its clients a complete set of services for "door to door" delivery of containers and bulked cargos both on the domestic market and between Russia, Europe and South-East Asia. Companies of the Group provide marine shipping, rail transportation and trucking services, stevedoring services at the company’s terminals in Russian ports, icebreaker assistance to vessels in the Far East of Russia, Eastern sector of Arctic, Baltic Oceanographers and Antarctic, and services biggest oil and gas companies in the Far East. The controlling shareholder of FESCO is “Industrial Investors” Group. For further information, please visit our web-site www.fesco.ru or call Company press-center in Vladivostok +7 (4232) 52-10-76 or Moscow +7 (095) 540-80-01.
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