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November 15, 2017

GreenTech 2018 call for speakers

Green Marine is heading West for it’s 11th annual conference. GreenTech 2018 will take place in Vancouver, B.C. at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. Green Marine welcomes proposals for presentations from marine transportation community members focusing on real-life experiences, case studies and/or leading edge research that show delegates how best practices, new technologies and […]

GreenTech 2018 call for speakers

Fednav Receives Environmental Protection Award

November 15, 2017

Fednav Limited, one of Green Marine’s founding members, received the celebrated IBJ Bulk Ship Operator Environmental Protection Award at a gala dinner organized by the International Bulk Journal, yesterday in Amsterdam. This award spotlights Fednav’s excellence in environmental stewardship in the maritime trade, along with its leadership in the implementation of the highest industry operating […]

Kildair Service ULC joins Green Marine

November 1, 2017

Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, November 1, 2017 – Kildair Service ULC has just joined Green Marine – the largest voluntary environmental certification program in North America for the maritime industry. The company operates a marine terminal with cutting-edge technology and now has 15 oil storage tanks in Sorel-Tracy. “It is important for us to meet the highest […]

EPA’s 12th Annual Partners Meeting of the Southeast Diesel Collaborative

October 31, 2017

On November 29th and 30th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its partners in eight southern states in agriculture, construction, transportation, shipping, energy and the environment will come together at the Wyndham Atlanta Galleria, in Atlanta, Georgia, for its 12th Annual Partners Meeting of the Southeast Diesel Collaborative (SEDC). This year’s meeting will also include a […]

Green Marine celebrates its 10th anniversary today!

October 23, 2017

On October 23, 2007, 10 years ago today, the Green Marine environmental program was officially launched at the Port of Quebec. The voluntary initiative then counted 34 participants, compared to the 114 now in the program. In this festive day, we suggest you a behind-the-scene tour of the program’s inception through this genesis story written […]

Great Lakes Towing Company boosts Green Marine U.S. Great Lakes membership

October 19, 2017

Cleveland, October 19, 2017 – The Great Lakes Towing Company, the largest U.S.-flagged tugboat fleet operating on the Great Lakes, is the newest ship owner to join the most important voluntary environmental program for North America’s maritime industry. The Towing Company, as it is commonly known, has also enrolled its shipyard facility as a Green […]

Marine Atlantic commits to do its part in preserving the Right Whales

October 11, 2017

Marine Atlantic is warning customers that ferry crossings between Cape Breton and Newfoundland could take longer in the coming weeks due to efforts to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales. The North Atlantic Right Whale is an endangered species that migrates along the coast of the United States, through the Cabot Strait and into the […]

HWY H2O 2017 Conference

October 5, 2017

The 13th Annual HWY H2O Conference will take place November 14-16, 2017, at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel under the theme Driving Growth and Development.  This year, the well-established event will have a slightly different format to further enhance interaction, networking and learning. The revised day-and-a-half format provides new and returning attendees with multiple opportunities […]

STQ’s Lévis ferry terminal becomes LEED certified

October 5, 2017

2The Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), Quebec’s ferry service, has obtained LEED Canada NC (New Construction) certification at the Silver level for its Lévis ferry terminal servicing the Quebec City-Lévis route. The ferry terminal is now among the buildings that have received the prestigious international honour representing sustainable and environmentally friendly construction. A number […]

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Kildair Service ULC joins Green Marine

November 1, 2017

Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, November 1, 2017 – Kildair Service ULC has just joined Green Marine – the largest voluntary environmental certification program in North America for the maritime industry. The company operates a marine terminal with cutting-edge technology and now has 15 oil storage tanks in Sorel-Tracy. “It is important for us to meet the highest […]

Great Lakes Towing Company boosts Green Marine U.S. Great Lakes membership

October 19, 2017

Cleveland, October 19, 2017 – The Great Lakes Towing Company, the largest U.S.-flagged tugboat fleet operating on the Great Lakes, is the newest ship owner to join the most important voluntary environmental program for North America’s maritime industry. The Towing Company, as it is commonly known, has also enrolled its shipyard facility as a Green […]

The Interlake Steamship Company joins Green Marine

October 2, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, October 2, 2017 – The Interlake Steamship Company has become the first U.S. Great Lakes shipowner to join Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry in North America. As the largest privately held U.S.-flagged fleet on the Great Lakes, the Interlake Steamship Company is propelled by a long-term […]

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November 2017
  • The science for saving whales
  • All Canadian port authorities now Green Marine participants
  • Seaway and port authorities’ flood response

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