Pasha Hawaii Fleet Receives 2023 Environmental Achievement Awards from the Chamber of Shipping of America

Thursday, November 30, 2023

(L-R): Vice Admiral Paul Thomas, USCG; Captain Greg Johnson, Captain Alexandra Hagerty, Pasha Hawaii; Deputy Administrator Tamekia Flack, MARAD.

Honolulu, HI-based Pasha Hawaii announced that its fleet in the Hawaii/Mainland trade was recognized with Certificates of Environmental Achievement at the 20th anniversary of Chamber of Shipping of America’s Annual Environmental Achievement Awards for operating a total of 52 years in environmental excellence.

Horizon Reliance was honored for 22 consecutive years, Horizon Spirit and Horizon Enterprise for 12 years, MV Marjorie C for 4 years, and MV Jean Anne for 2 years of environmental excellence.

“These awards celebrate the dedication to environmental excellence of our seafarers and the company personnel ashore who operate their vessels to the highest standards” said Kathy Metcalf, President of CSA. “We celebrate these positive achievements and the critical contributions the maritime industry makes to the domestic and global economies while operating their vessels in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. It should be clear to the American public that we in the maritime industry take our environmental stewardship very seriously. Safe and environmentally responsible operations is a culture fully embraced by the maritime industry as a whole and as evidenced by the performances of the award recipients recognized.”

George W. Pasha, IV, President and CEO, Pasha Hawaii, added, “We approach our role as environmental stewards with utmost dedication and are immensely proud of our captains, crew members, and operations staff for their unwavering commitment to safety and environmental responsibility both at sea and ashore. It is a privilege to be acknowledged among this esteemed roster of vessels and crews.”