Green Award Foundation partners with Black Rope to enhance safe and sustainable mooring


Green Award Foundation is delighted to welcome Black Rope, a leading global mooring solutions provider, as its newest Incentive Provider. This strategic partnership aims to promote safer and more environmentally friendly mooring practises in the maritime industry.

Black Rope, the winner of the 2023 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards Safety Award, is renowned for its comprehensive range of mooring products and services. With a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility producing high-quality mooring ropes and a team of experts offering consultancy, inspection and training services, Black Rope is committed to maximising safety in mooring operations.

As part of this collaboration, Black Rope will offer exclusive discounts to Green Award certified ships on two of its innovative products:
– SAFELINE Mooring Management & Monitoring Software: A cutting-edge digital solution designed to streamline mooring operations, enhance safety, and optimise performance.
– ASB (Anti Snap Back) Ropes: Advanced mooring ropes engineered to minimise the risk of snap-back incidents, ensuring crew safety during mooring operations.

By leveraging Black Rope’s expertise and Green Award’s extensive network of certified ships, this partnership seeks to drive the adoption of best practises in mooring safety and sustainability across the global shipping community.

We are thrilled to join forces with Black Rope, a company that shares our unwavering commitment to safety and sustainability in the maritime industry,” said Jan Fransen, Executive Director of Green Award Foundation. “Through this partnership, we aim to provide our certified ships with access to innovative mooring solutions that not only enhance safety but also contribute to more efficient and environmentally friendly operations.”

Co-Founders Mr. Christos Leoussis, Mr. Aristeidis Deligiannis and Capt. Vasilis Giannopoulos expressed their enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “Partnering with Green Award Foundation aligns perfectly with our core philosophy of promoting safe and sustainable mooring practises. We look forward to supporting Green Award certified ships with our cutting-edge products and services, working together to create a safer and greener future for the shipping industry.”

With a strategic global network spanning major key-port areas, Black Rope is well-positioned to serve Green Award certified ships worldwide, ensuring they have access to the latest mooring technologies and expertise wherever their operations take them.