Industry success stories

May 11, 2018

Fednav’s Federal Tyne receives Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave award

The Federal Tyne enjoyed a special call on the Port of Prince Rupert in British Columbia on May 4 when it became the first vessel to qualify for the port’s Green Wave Program based on its efforts through the Green Marine environmental certification program. The Green Wave Award spotlights ship owners that are significantly reducing […]

Fednav’s Federal Tyne receives Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave award

HPA’s Marilyn Baxter garners environmental Lifetime Achievement Award

April 30, 2018

A Lifetime Achievement Award will be given this June to Marilyn Baxter, who is the current environmental manager at the Hamilton Port Authority and former executive director of the Bay Area Restoration Council in Hamilton, Ontario. Hamilton’s Environmentalists of the Year Awards Committee announced this year’s recipients on April 20. Marilyn Baxter has focused her […]

Fednav shows strong commitment to air quality

April 27, 2018

Fednav Limited has become the newest member of the Trident Alliance, a coalition of ship owners and operators that share a common interest in the robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations and are willing to collaborate to help bring it about. The Trident Alliance will also partner with other stakeholder groups to work towards the […]

GCT recognized for its environmental efforts by Canadian and U.S. awards

April 22, 2018

Global Container Terminals (GCT) was designated the Green Business of the Year this past December by the Delta Chamber of Commerce on Canada’s West Coast. The award reflects the company’s daily efforts to continue to improve the sustainability of its operations by handling more business within its existing footprint, by improving its energy efficiency, and […]

Sylvie Vachon garners the Outstanding Woman in Leadership Award

April 20, 2018

Montreal Port Authority President and Chief Executive Officer Sylvie Vachon has won a Mercure in the Mercuriades competition organized annually by the Quebec Federation of Chambers of Commerce. She was honoured April 19, 2018, with the Sun Life Financial Outstanding Woman in Leadership Award. The Mercure recognizes the exceptional career of a businesswoman who has […]

Another world first for Desgagnés in sustainable transport

April 17, 2018

Groupe Desgagnés today christened the M/T Mia Desgagnés, the first polar-class dual-fuel product/chemical tanker ever built. “Desgagnés is proud to have achieved another world first in only a few short months,” declared Louis-Marie Beaulieu, Desgagnés’ president and CEO, in also referencing last May’s naming of the M/T Damia Desgagnés, the very first dual-fuel asphalt-bitumen-chemical tanker. […]

Shipfed’s annual report

April 13, 2018

The 2017 Annual Report of the Shipping Federation of Canada provides a comprehensive overview of all the Federation’s activities throughout the preceding year, focusing on major advocacy efforts and files. On the environmental front, it addresses the major issues tackled by the Federation in the past year: the Oceans Protection Plan, marine mammals protection, ballast water management, and […]

Oceanex joins fleet of trained whale watchers

April 11, 2018

Quebec City, April 11, 2018 – The intermodal transportation leader to Newfoundland and Labrador from anywhere in North America, Oceanex has swelled the ranks of sailors volunteering as whale observers for the Réseau d’observation de mammifères marine (ROMM). The crews of the Oceanex Sanderling, the Oceanex Connaigra and the Oceanex Avalon will be given special […]

Ocean Exchange welcomes applications for innovation awards

April 10, 2018

A Call for Solutions from Ocean Exchange is now open for entries to compete for two $100,000 USD monetary awards. Ocean Exchange welcomes registration from innovators with working prototypes in materials, devices, processes or systems that have the ability to Have Impact Though Sustainability, such as innovations that increase productivity and generate economic growth while […]

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Green Marine’s newsletter is released every two months and presents all relevant information regarding the environmental program. It also showcases best practices and green initiatives.

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November 2017
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  • All Canadian port authorities now Green Marine participants
  • Seaway and port authorities’ flood response

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