Industry success stories

September 21, 2016

GCT CANADA recognized for its innovation and sustainability leadership

GCT Canada received the Canada’s Clean50 Top 15 Projects Award for 2017 on September 20. The company was commended for its coordinated system to improve truck processing times at its GCT Deltaport and GCT Vanterm. Both container terminals are located in the Port of Vancouver…

GCT CANADA recognized for its innovation and sustainability leadership

CSL’s 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report shows continued progress

August 12, 2016

The CSL Group’s third annual Corporate Sustainability shows a commitment to advancing a performance-based sustainability culture and going beyond regulation to operate according to the highest standards of corporate social responsibility. The 2015 report features CSL’s progress in achieving its short- and long-term sustainability goals and commitments. Notable accomplishments by the company include: Reducing 25,903 […]

More stringent requirements for trucks serving the Port of Vancouver

August 12, 2016

New Environmental standards for port-bound container trucks will reduce emissions and have an immediate impact on air quality and public health in the densely populated Lower Mainland, according to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA). Effective August 1, all trucks registered in VFPA’s Truck Licensing System are required to have either a diesel oxidation catalyst […]

Port of Hueneme welcomes its first post-panamax ship

August 12, 2016

The maiden voyage of WWL’s new Thalatta vessel, on August 5th, marked a paradigm shift in how the widened Panama Canal will bring a new class of vessels to the Port of Hueneme. It supports the Port’s and its industry partners’ robust environmental agenda. The Thalatta is one of newest high efficiency Roll on–Roll off […]

Restoration project at the Port of Cleveland

July 22, 2016

The Cleveland-Cuyahoga Port Authority and The Nature Conservancy are working together to restore native plants at Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve. A crew from The Nature Conservancy began work on July 11 with hand tools and herbicide, aiming to eradicate patches of aggressive, non-native plants that crowd out native vegetation and make the unusual shoreline habitat […]

Bella Desgagnés recycling rate surpasses 80%

July 18, 2016

The Bella Desgagnés vessel has obtained a Certificate of Performance level 3, Silver Honours within Recyc-Quebec « ICI ON RECYCLE !» program. The purpose of this program is to ensure that waste management efforts made by corporations are acknowledged. The Silver Honours certificate means that the Bella Desgagnés attained a global rate of reclamation of […]

Port Everglades partners with EPA to study air emissions

June 30, 2016

Port Everglades has signed a partnership agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study air emissions. It is the first U.S. seaport to partner with the EPA on this project. The EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality will work closely with Port Everglades to coordinate research and modeling encompassing all port-related operations, […]

CSL successfully tests ballast water treatment system

June 22, 2016

The ballast water treatment system (BWTS) installed aboard the CSL Americas has finalized all testing required to obtain the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) type approval. The system’s manufacturer, OceanSaver, carried out the testing along the West Coast, facing a range of demanding Pacific conditions. All the tests met USCG’s requirements. Earlier shipboard testing was successfully […]

One step further towards dual fuel vessel for Desgagnés

June 17, 2016

The M/T Damia Desgagnés, was successfully launched on Saturday, June 11th, 2016, at the Turkish shipyard Besiktas. It is an important step leading to the continuation of the construction of the ship at dock. The M/T Damia Desgagnés is the first of four next generation asphalt-bitumen-chemical tankers destined to the renewal and expansion of Desgagnés’s […]

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May 2016
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  • EDF partners width Green Marine to advances sustainability
  • Top Green Marine performers have good handle on dry bulk

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