Princess Yachts has announced a new partnership with Ecoworks Marine, the leading supplier of sustainable cleaning products to the marine industry. All Princess customers will receive a cleaning kit from Ecoworks Marine with any new yacht purchased from the Princess range, helping to minimize pollution.
Princess and Ecoworks Marine have joined forces to help meet the challenge of creating a more environmentally friendly approach to yacht cleaning. The Ecoworks Marine “Preserve the Living Seas” range of Ecoworks Marine offers fully bio-renewable, rapidly biodegradable and sustainably developed cleaning products.
All Princess owners will receive a free sample and the option of a complete starter kit as part of every new yacht purchase from August 2020. This starter kit includes a full range of environmentally friendly interior and exterior cleaning products, as well as items for sustainable living on board, such as eco-friendly laundry detergent and eco-friendly dishwashing detergent.
All products are pH neutral, non-caustic, and non-flammable, making them the only range on the market to fully comply with the International Maritime Organization’s MARPOL standards. In addition, they are supplied in fully recyclable packaging.
With the ambition to set benchmarks in the field of environmental conservation, Princess was the first yacht manufacturer to achieve ISO 14001, a set of processes that it follows during production to help reduce its environmental impact. The company recently joined MarineShift360, a rigorous materials and manufacturing process life cycle analysis program aimed at exploring more sustainable manufacturing techniques.
Princess was the first yachting company to partner with the Marine Conservation Society, helping to create marine protected areas around the UK’s seas through innovative fundraising initiatives. Earlier this year the brand also announced its support for the Ocean Photography Awards, the first of its kind to celebrate the best images of our oceans under the themes of conservation, exploration and adventure.
Announcing the partnership with Ecoworks Marine, Princess Yachts’ Chief Marketing Officer, Kiran Haslam, explained: “As the world’s leading yacht manufacturer, we take our environmental and sustainability responsibilities very seriously and our partnership with Ecoworks is a further step in supporting the conservation of our oceans. These products not only offer incredible after-sales service for our customers’ yachts, but it is also reassuring to know that we are contributing to a safer and more environmentally friendly approach to yacht cleanliness”.
(Princess Yachts announces partnership with Ecoworks Marine – Barchemagazine.com – October 2020)