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.
SMIT Marine Canada chose Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, a leading international certification body, to carry out an assessment of the company’s Integrated Management System (IMS) against the four internationally recognized benchmarks for safety, quality and environmental protection, namely: ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and the ISM Code. After extensive preparation that included various education […]
CSL has released its new Corporate Sustainability Report, featuring highlights of its 2013 sustainability performance and progress and affirming responsible business practices. The inaugural report broadens the scope of CSL’s Environmental Report published since 2008. The 2013 report features CSL’s progress in achieving its short- and long-term sustainability goals and commitments. Notable accomplishments include: Seven new […]
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority welcomed Deborah DeLuca as its first Government and Environmental Affairs Director at the end of July. She is a distinguished expert on redevelopment projects and environmental policy, and a founding board member of Minnesota Brownfields, a nonprofit established to ensure the effective reuse of brownfield sites across the state. As […]
Algoma Central Corporation christened its second Equinox Class bulk cargo vessel, the Algoma Harvester earlier today. The christening took place in Hamilton Harbour. The Equinox Class represents the next generation of Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Waterway bulk cargo vessels. The ships have been designed to optimize fuel efficiency and operating performance thus minimizing environmental […]
Atlantic Towing (ATL) is to add four diesel-electric platform supply vessels (PSVs) to its fleet. ATL’s first PSV 5000 newbuild to enter service in the second half of 2016.
North America’s first liquefied natural gas-fueled ferry was successfully launched from the Fincantieri shipyard in Castellammare di Stabia (Naples), Italy, on June 28. The F.A. Gauthier will have its interior completed while afloat in dock over the next few months with delivery scheduled late this year to the Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), a […]
Transport Desgagnés is the winner of the 1st Maritime Award of the Americas in the category Environmental Waste Management in Commercial Shipping. This award acknowledges successful practices that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and sustainability in the Maritime and Port Sector.
The Quebec Port Authority has unveiled its first-ever sustainable development action plan.
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