Industry success stories

June 17, 2015

Environmental Excellence Award for the Port of Montreal

The Port of Montreal won the Environmental Excellence Award for the Eastern Region awarded by the Canadian International Freight Forwards Association (CIFFA). The award recognizes the project to reclaim contaminated soil through a Solidification/Stabilization during redevelopment of the Viau sector of the Port of Montreal.

Environmental Excellence Award for the Port of Montreal

Partnership between Groupe Desgagnés and the ROMM

May 5, 2015

Two Green Marine members join forces for the better knowledge of whales. Groupe Desgagnés is engaging in a data collection program on cetaceans led by the “Réseau d’observation de mammifères marins” (ROMM).

An innovative ballast water solution to be installed on Fednav’s new builts

April 15, 2015

Fednav Limited ordered 12 ballast water treatment systems to equip its ships currently under construction. This makes Fednav the first shipping company in Canada and the Great Lakes to announce the installation of ballast water treatment systems, well before the regulatory requirement.

Canadian Seaway authority implements hands-free mooring

April 13, 2015

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) is the first entity worldwide to use hands-free mooring to secure a ship during its passage through a lock…

GCT wins at the 2015 Navis Inspire Awards

March 31, 2015

Global Container Terminals (GTC) has won a 2015 Inspire Award in the Innovation category for its GCT Bayonne Expansion Project north of New York City.

Port Metro Vancouver’s Noise Sentinel

January 26, 2015

Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) has installed eight noise monitors around Burrard Inlet to address increasing noise complaints from North Shore and Vancouver residents.

McAsphalt Industries Hamilton terminal lauded for environmental leadership

January 21, 2015

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.

Federal Tyne receives a five-star rating

December 18, 2014

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.

CSL St-Laurent begins maiden voyage

December 16, 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.

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