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January 17, 2017

An Exemplary Maritime Partnership That’s Expanding!

Quebec City, January 17, 2017 – The partnership formed to collect data on cetacean observations in Eastern and Northern Canada is widening its scope. The voluntary program originated from the collaboration of Desgagnés and the Réseau d’Observation de Mammifères Marins (ROMM) in May 2015. For almost two years now, 18 vessels within the Desgagnés fleet […]

An Exemplary Maritime Partnership That’s Expanding!

Green Marine welcomed two new partners in December 2016

December 20, 2016

Groupe SCP Environnement Inc. has been working in the environmental field for more than 23 years, principally in terms of environmental assessment, characterization, rehabilitation and monitoring of sites, along with applications for certificates of approval, environmental compliance audits, and the implementation and audit of systems for environmental management and sustainable development. For more than 25 […]

The Green Wave, No 52

December 16, 2016

The latest edition of Green Marine newsletter is now online. The newsletter shows a festive look with all the same informative content on the environmental program, its members, and the industry success stories. Happy reading… and Happy Holidays! Click here to read the latest edition of the Green Wave or visit this webpage to access any previous issue.

Green Power arriving soon at the Port of Hamilton

December 13, 2016

The Hamilton Port Authority is partnering with HCE Energy Inc. to implement an Industrial District Energy System (IDES) at Pier 10 at the Port of Hamilton. The system will include an energy centre consisting of a two-megawatt natural gas engine that will provide electrical power to the grid, while at the same time ‘co-generating’ hot […]

Port of Everett joins Green Marine

December 12, 2016

Green Marine is pleased to welcome a new participant on the West Coast. Port of Everett becomes the fourth Washington port to join the environmental certification program! The Port of Everett serves a critical function in support of the manufacturing and construction base. The Port of Everett is a deep-water port in Washington State, and is located […]

A new hybrid ferry for Seaspan

December 10, 2016

  The Seaspan Ferries Corporation welcomed the Seaspan Swift, the first of two new dual-fueled/hybrid (diesel, liquefied natural gas and battery) ferries to its fleet in British Columbia. The new state-of-the-art vessel was built at Sedef Shipyard in Istanbul, Turkey. The 148.9-metre (488-foot) ferry, which can accommodate up to 59 trailers, will undergo a series […]

A first port in Alabama joins Green Marine

December 5, 2016

The Alabama State Port Authority is a full-service seaport located in Mobile, Alabama, and ranked as the ninth largest in the United States in terms of tonnage. It is a major breakbulk forest products port, a major export coal port and the second largest steel port in the United States. The port has excellent transportation […]

Port Everglades shows its green (and wet) thumb!

November 22, 2016

  The Port Everglades Wetland Enhancement Project has received a “Notification of Trending Towards Success” from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for successfully cultivating 16.5 acres (6.6 hectares) of nursery-grown mangrove and native plants on property that was originally dry land intended for other uses. The port’s Turning Notch extension project forced the removal […]

New Viau terminal has the environment at the heart of its design and operation

November 19, 2016

The new Viau terminal operated by Termont (a joint venture of the Logistec Group) was inaugurated November 18 at the Port of Montreal. Prior to building the infrastructure for handling up to 350,000 TEU containers, the site had to be redeveloped and almost nine hectares (22 acres) of land had to be solidified. Rather than […]

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