Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) has installed eight noise monitors around Burrard Inlet to address increasing noise complaints from North Shore and Vancouver residents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 now has plug-in power for the Nunavut Eastern Arctic Shipping (NEAS) fleet.
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.
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.
Green Marine newsletter The Green Wave is released every two months and presents Green Marine latest members and all relevant information regarding the environmental program. It also showcases Green Marine members’ best practices and green initiatives in its Spotlight on Partners and Industry success stories sections.