PO/Marine Attains ISCC for Sustainable Solutions at Sea

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PO Marine ISCC Petrol Ofisi

In a significant milestone marking its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable practices, PO/Marine, the esteemed maritime brand under the Petrol Ofisi Group, proudly announces the attainment of the prestigious International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC). This achievement underscores PO/Marine’s dedication to promoting sustainable solutions in maritime operations, particularly in the supply process of biofuels and other renewable resources.

ISCC, a certification program used to verify the sustainable production of biofuels and other renewable raw materials, is based on a set of sustainability criteria and requirements covering environmental, social, and ethical aspects of production. Providing reliable and recognized pathways for companies to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability and responsible production, ISCC is widely recognized in Europe as a sustainability certification program for biofuels, bioenergy, and products made from renewable raw materials, serving as a quality mark for biofuel supply.

PO Marine Aydin Yilmaz

Aydın Yıldız, Head of Marine Sales at Petrol Ofisi Group, reflects on the significance of this milestone, stating, “At PO/Marine, we epitomize innovation and sustainability, paving the way for transformative change in Turkey’s maritime landscape. Our comprehensive suite of services, ranging from transit and duty-free fuel provisions to marine lubricants supply, underscores our firm commitment to excellence since our inception in 2019. The ISCC certification stands as a testament to our tireless efforts in championing environmental conservation and spearheading a paradigm shift towards sustainability in the maritime industry.”

With sustainability ingrained in its corporate DNA, PO/Marine remains steadfast in its mission to drive positive change and inspire industry-wide adoption of sustainable practices. The attainment of the ISCC certification signifies not only a milestone but a testament to PO/Marine’s leadership and dedication to shaping a future where environmental responsibility is paramount.

Looking ahead, PO/Marine pledges to continue its relentless pursuit of excellence, leveraging its newfound status to catalyze innovation and set unparalleled standards for sustainability within the maritime sector. As the industry grapples with the pressing challenges of climate change and environmental degradation, PO/Marine stands poised to lead by example, charting a course towards a greener, more sustainable future for all.

About Petrol Ofisi

Petrol Ofisi Group, as the only group capable of supplying all types of fuels needed for air, sea, and land vehicles nationwide and in neighboring regions, ranks among Turkey’s largest companies. Operating since 1941, Petrol Ofisi Group, the traditional leader in the fuel, lubricants, and chemicals market, is now a giant energy infrastructure group that provides employment to tens of thousands of people, proudly exporting Turkish engineering.

Focused on providing sustainable value to the Turkish economy with every step it takes, the Group leads the sector with Turkey’s widest fuel station network, 8 fuel terminals, 18 airport refueling units, 1 LPG terminal, a mineral oil production facility covering 120,000 square meters, refueling nearly a quarter of a million aircraft annually, and a marine fuel storage capacity of 1 million cubic meters; it exports mineral oil to 33 countries across 4 continents. With technology-focused innovative ecosystem initiatives, it makes a difference in fields such as financial technology, electricity supply, renewable energy, e-gaming, and consumer finance, focusing on social participation and inclusiveness, especially in sports and entrepreneurship initiatives.”

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