3RD “GREEN APPLE” AWARD TO IC ÇEŞME MARINA
IC ÇEŞME MARINA RETURNED WITH AN AWARD FROM THE “GREEN APPLE” BEST ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES AWARDS HELD IN LONDON THIS YEAR. IC ÇEŞME MARINA, SELECTED INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION, WINNER OF THE GREEN APPLE AWARD.
IC Çeşme Marina, built by IC IÇTAŞ Construction and managed by IC Holding and Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, continues to be appreciated on international award platforms. IC Çeşme Marina, one of the most important yacht ports of the Aegean, was once again the winner of the Green Apple award as the International Champion at the “Green Apple” Best Environmental Practices Awards held in London.
Laura Harrison, Marketing Manager of Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, accepted Çeşme Marina's award at the Green Apple Award Ceremony held in London. IC Cesme Marina contributes to the return of more than 2500 illegal sea eggplants to their natural habitats with the sea eggplant project, which is being carried out in cooperation with the Cesme Coast Guard and District Agriculture, and also allows the marina water quality of these creatures, which serve as organic brooms, to be improved.
It provides a living space for underwater creatures
Çeşme Marina contributed to the development of squids in their natural habitat with the Squid Nest Project carried out in cooperation with the Deep Nature Diving Center. In addition, Cesme Marina, which obtained a reef from scrap iron as a transformation project, provided a living space for underwater creatures with the Artificial Reef Project. Bora Ergezgin, General Manager of IC Cesme Marina, made the following statements in his statement about the award they received: “The Green Apple International Championship is the 8th award that Cesme Marina is entitled to in general, and the 3rd award that it is entitled to in terms of the environment. We are very proud because of this award. With our current projects, we aim to convey our sensitivity to the environment to both our marina visitors and boat owners on land and at sea, as well as to be an example to other marinas. we will continue to benefit the environment by increasing the underwater vitality with the new projects we plan to realize in 2022.”
He will represent Turkey as a Green World Ambassador
Çeşme Marina, which is entitled to the Green Apple International Championship Award, also won the right to represent Turkey at the 2022 Green Apple Awards as a Green World Ambassador. Cesme Marina, a historical and romantic port, was the recipient of the Golden Anchor Award, which was accepted as the Oscar of the maritime sector in the Marina Management category in 2010, the “Dialog – Mixed Use Award for Urban Quality” by ARKIPARC in 2011, the “Tourism Investor of the Year” award by Izmir Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism in 2012 and the “Jack Nichol – Outstanding Design Award” by World Maritime Transport “PIANC” in 2014. In the Green Apple Environmental Best Practice Awards in 2017, it was awarded the silver award among the European, Middle East and African continents, and then in Dec 2018, it was awarded the Green Apple Bronze award for the Olive Oil Project. Finally, Cesme Marina, which was awarded the Best Super Yacht Marina of the Aegean by ACREW in 2020, offers the perfect environment for visiting and having a pleasant time, an ideal area for tying up yachts or wintering, and an excellent port opportunity to open up to the Aegean.