Industry success stories

July 21, 2017

Unique study to measure how vessel speed affects underwater noise and killer whales

Four Green Marine participants (Neptune Bulk Terminals, Seaspan ULC, Saam Smit Vancouver and the Vancouver-Fraser Port Authority) are among 54 marine shipping industry organizations to participate in a voluntary study, the first of its kind, to focus on the relationship between slower vessel speeds, underwater noise levels and effects on southern resident killer whales. Between […]

Unique study to measure how vessel speed affects underwater noise and killer whales

Quebec’s Matane–Baie-Comeau–Godbout ferry routes commit to whale conservation

July 20, 2017

Québec city, July 19, 2017 – The Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), the province’s ferry operating agency, is pleased to be putting its Matane–Baie-Comeau–Godbout routes to further service by collaborating with the Réseau d’observation de mammifères marins (ROMM), a network for sharing observed marine mammal data, to collect information based on whale sightings en […]

Northwest Seaport Alliance is honored for its environmental practices

July 10, 2017

The Northwest Seaport Alliance has earned Inbound Logistics magazine’s 75 Green Supply Chain Partners honors for its sustainability efforts. The NWSA was recognized for its progress in reducing seaport-related emissions through the Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy and finding innovative solutions to manage stormwater runoff. The trade magazine honored 75 organizations from various trade sectors, […]

A new dual-fuel vessel for BC Ferries

July 3, 2017

BC Ferries welcomed its second Salish Class vessel, the Salish Eagle, into service at the end of June. The Salish Eagle, which operates on the Tsawwassen–Southern Gulf Islands route, is the second of three new Salish Class vessels that are capable of operating on either natural gas or ultra-low sulphur marine diesel. BC Ferries’ use […]

Port of Seattle joins Climate Coalition

June 30, 2017

The Port of Seattle has joined the We Are Still In coalition, an alliance of government organizations, colleges and businesses that aims to fulfil American commitments under the COP 21 Climate Accord even though the U.S. at the federal level has officially withdrawn from the agreement. The coalition includes 125 cities, 18 states, the District […]

Canadian marine shipping endorses international CO2 reduction targets

June 7, 2017

Earlier today, the Chamber of Marine Commerce (CMC) endorsed proposed international targets to reduce marine shipping’s carbon emissions per tonne-kilometre by 50% by 2050 to achieve the ambitions of the Paris Agreement on climate change. In June, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) agreed to urge the U.N. agency, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to […]

A LNG supply solution available to all ship owners in Quebec

May 18, 2017

With the inauguration of the M/T Damia Desgagnés, the very first Groupe Desgagnés vessel that can be fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG), Gaz Métro and the Montreal Port Authority have announced that an LNG supply solution will now be available at the port. The LNG marine fuel system will be available to all ship […]

Neptune Terminals earns Climate Smart certification

May 18, 2017

Neptune is a new member of Climate Smart, an independent organization that works with businesses to help measure greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and plan for further emission reductions. As a result of its pledge to continually measure and reduce its GHG emissions, Neptune is recognized as a Climate Smart certified company. Since 2011, Neptune has […]

Port of Hueneme receives environmental award

April 26, 2017

California’s Port of Hueneme has been recognized for its environmental projects with a state award. The Earth Day Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship recognizes a series of strategic environmental initiatives first adopted by the port in 2012. They include stringent air and water quality measures, the protection of marine resources, healthy soil and sediment […]

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