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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

Federal Fleet Services joins Green Marine

December 1, 2017

Quebec City, Quebec, December 1, 2017 – Federal Fleet Services has made its auxiliary oiler replenishment ship, the M/V Asterix, the very first naval fleet auxiliary vessel to join Green Marine, which is the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. A former containership, the M/V Asterix was retrofitted at Federal Fleet […]

Kildair Service ULC joins Green Marine

November 1, 2017

Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, November 1, 2017 – Kildair Service ULC has just joined Green Marine – the largest voluntary environmental certification program in North America for the maritime industry. The company operates a marine terminal with cutting-edge technology and now has 15 oil storage tanks in Sorel-Tracy. “It is important for us to meet the highest […]

Great Lakes Towing Company boosts Green Marine U.S. Great Lakes membership

October 19, 2017

Cleveland, October 19, 2017 – The Great Lakes Towing Company, the largest U.S.-flagged tugboat fleet operating on the Great Lakes, is the newest ship owner to join the most important voluntary environmental program for North America’s maritime industry. The Towing Company, as it is commonly known, has also enrolled its shipyard facility as a Green […]

The Interlake Steamship Company joins Green Marine

October 2, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, October 2, 2017 – The Interlake Steamship Company has become the first U.S. Great Lakes shipowner to join Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry in North America. As the largest privately held U.S.-flagged fleet on the Great Lakes, the Interlake Steamship Company is propelled by a long-term […]

Trois-Pistoles – Les Escoumins ferry service joins the whale watching ranks

September 8, 2017

  Quebec City, September 8, 2017 – The crew of the Traverse Trois-Pistoles – Les Escoumins ferry system is proud to participate in St. Lawrence River whale conservation by joining the ranks of observer members at the Réseau d’observation des mammifères marins (ROMM), a key marine mammal observation network. After completing a ROMM biologist’s training […]

Quebec’s Matane–Baie-Comeau–Godbout ferry routes commit to whale conservation

July 20, 2017

Québec city, July 19, 2017 – The Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), the province’s ferry operating agency, is pleased to be putting its Matane–Baie-Comeau–Godbout routes to further service by collaborating with the Réseau d’observation de mammifères marins (ROMM), a network for sharing observed marine mammal data, to collect information based on whale sightings en […]

BC Ferries expands its Green Marine certification to Fleet Maintenance Unit

June 1, 2017

BC Ferries’ fleet maintenance unit received its first Green Marine certification last night, during the environmental program’s 10th annual conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. BC Ferries’ vessels and terminals have been Green Marine certified since…

Green Marine participants embrace new environmental challenges

May 31, 2017

Green Marine’s participants obtained an overall average of 3.1 on a 1-to-5 scale that has Level 1 requiring the monitoring of regulations and Level 5 reflecting excellence and leadership. The overall average of the participants for all performance indicators has remained quite steady over the past few years even though new indicators have been introduced and the criteria for existing indicators have been made significantly more demanding in several cases…

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