Industry success stories

January 21, 2015

McAsphalt Industries Hamilton terminal lauded for environmental leadership

Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) bestowed its annual Environmental Excellence Award to McAsphalt Industries, Hamilton Terminal. McAsphalt directs the $5,000 donation from annual award to Cootes Paradise restoration at Royal Botanical Gardens. The annual award recognizes a port partner’s contribution to respecting and protecting the natural environment.

McAsphalt Industries Hamilton terminal lauded for environmental leadership

Federal Tyne receives a five-star rating

December 18, 2014

One of Fednav’s vessels has earned a perfect rating with the ship-vetting experts at RightShip. The Federal Tyne received a five-star risk rating, a five-star environmental rating, and a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions rating of A+ in October 2014.

CSL St-Laurent begins maiden voyage

December 16, 2014

The CSL St-Laurent – the second of two new Trillium Class Great Lakes bulk carriers built for Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) – was delivered on November 26, and began her maiden voyage on December 13th. The bulk carrier departed from the Yangfan shipyard on Zhoushan Island in China, en route to Canada for operation throughout the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.

CSL supports beluga research through WWF-Canada

November 10, 2014

Founding Green Marine member and participant Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) has ‘adopted’ a beluga whale to support long-term research towards solving problems affecting this endangered specie. The adoption coincides with CSL’s new $100,000 commitment to WWF-Canada over the next two years towards research.

Equinox Class scrubber systems receive certification

October 30, 2014

Algoma Central Corporation has received all requisite approvals of its exhaust gas scrubbing systems installed aboard its Equinox Class of vessels

The Port of Valleyfield – greener still!

October 17, 2014

The Port of Valleyfield now has plug-in power for the Nunavut Eastern Arctic Shipping (NEAS) fleet.

Major investments by Logistec at its Contrecoeur terminal

October 7, 2014

The company inaugurated new equipment that includes an integral section of a conveyor system, a new hopper installed on rails, and an impressive new crane.

4th Port in the City Day: Montrealers discover their port

September 10, 2014

Port in the City Day enjoyed the same success as in past years, with the free cruise tickets gone within hours. Five departures took place throughout the day, for a one-hour cruise from King Edward Pier in the Old Port to the east end of the city.

Highest international accreditations earned by SMIT Marine Canada

September 9, 2014

SMIT Marine Canada chose Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, a leading international certification body, to carry out an assessment of the company’s Integrated Management System (IMS) against the four internationally recognized benchmarks for safety, quality and environmental protection, namely: ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and the ISM Code. After extensive preparation that included various education […]

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