Industry success stories

December 12, 2017

Green Marine ship owners announce reduction in GHG emissions

Quebec City, December 12, 2017 – Ship owners participating in the Green Marine environmental certification program have demonstrated leadership in reducing greenhouse gases (GHG). Green Marine’s first carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions data gathering and analysis indicate an average annual reduction in GHG intensity of 1.4%. This initiative was undertaken to better gauge Green Marine’s […]

Green Marine ship owners announce reduction in GHG emissions

The Port of Montreal plants 375 trees

November 24, 2017

The Port of Montreal is joining forces with Soverdi and Alliance forêt urbaine to extend the canopy of greenery on its lands. As a first step, this new partnership will plant 375 trees. Planting new trees is part of the Port of Montreal’s commitment to improve the quality of life of its employees and the neighbourhood, as well as […]

Fednav Receives Environmental Protection Award

November 15, 2017

Fednav Limited, one of Green Marine’s founding members, received the celebrated IBJ Bulk Ship Operator Environmental Protection Award at a gala dinner organized by the International Bulk Journal, yesterday in Amsterdam. This award spotlights Fednav’s excellence in environmental stewardship in the maritime trade, along with its leadership in the implementation of the highest industry operating […]

Green Marine celebrates its 10th anniversary today!

October 23, 2017

On October 23, 2007, 10 years ago today, the Green Marine environmental program was officially launched at the Port of Quebec. The voluntary initiative then counted 34 participants, compared to the 114 now in the program. In this festive day, we suggest you a behind-the-scene tour of the program’s inception through this genesis story written […]

Marine Atlantic commits to do its part in preserving the Right Whales

October 11, 2017

Marine Atlantic is warning customers that ferry crossings between Cape Breton and Newfoundland could take longer in the coming weeks due to efforts to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales. The North Atlantic Right Whale is an endangered species that migrates along the coast of the United States, through the Cabot Strait and into the […]

STQ’s Lévis ferry terminal becomes LEED certified

October 5, 2017

2The Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), Quebec’s ferry service, has obtained LEED Canada NC (New Construction) certification at the Silver level for its Lévis ferry terminal servicing the Quebec City-Lévis route. The ferry terminal is now among the buildings that have received the prestigious international honour representing sustainable and environmentally friendly construction. A number […]

Port of Seattle wins AAPA’s Environmental Award

October 4, 2017

Since 1973, American Association of Port Authorities’ Environmental Improvement Awards program has recognized activities that benefit the environment at its member ports. This year’s awards program had winners in four project entry categories. The Port of Seattle won the award in the Comprehensive Environmental Management for its entry: Formation and Operation of the Marine Stormwater […]

Marine Atlantic achieves Silver LEED Certification

September 26, 2017

Through significant environmental and energy efficient planning and design work, Marine Atlantic’s North Sydney terminal building has achieved LEED Silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council, indicating that the facility is a leader in environmental and energy design. This designation conveys that the building has achieved high performance in key areas of human and […]

CSL releases 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report

September 22, 2017

On September 22, the CSL Group released its fourth annual Corporate Sustainability Report, demonstrating the company’s ongoing commitment to improve its performance on a wide range of sustainability goals. The report includes CSL’s sustainability results for the 2016-17 fiscal year, as well as highlights developments in the areas of governance, safety, environmental responsibility, ethics, the […]

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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
  • The science for saving whales
  • All Canadian port authorities now Green Marine participants
  • Seaway and port authorities’ flood response

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