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May 2, 2016

Northwest Seaport Alliance joins Green Marine certification program

Tacoma, WA, May 2, 2016 – The Northwest Seaport Alliance has signed on to participate in Green Marine, North America’s largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry. Green Marine encourages its participants—ship owners, ports and terminals—to reduce their environmental footprint related to air quality, greenhouse gases, spill prevention, stormwater treatment, noise and other […]

Northwest Seaport Alliance joins Green Marine certification program

Port Canaveral joins Green Marine as 100th participant

February 18, 2016

Welcoming Port Canaveral as Green Marine’s 100th participant is a milestone that reflects the steadily increasing number of North American marine industry enterprises committed to being proactive towards achieving greater sustainability, and the wide recognition that Green Marine now garners as a practical, effective framework to demonstrate that environmental commitment…

GreenTech 2016 : the event not to miss!

February 15, 2016

Green Marine’s 9th annual conference is shaping up wonderfully: the preliminary program is now online and the conference promises to be a gathering not to be missed this year! GreenTech 2016 will gather the key stakeholders to work at: Mapping the future of sustainable shipping…

Port of Hueneme becomes the first Californian port to join Green Marine

December 2, 2015

The Port of Hueneme, ranked in the top 11% of all U.S. Ports for general cargo flow has signed on as a participant in Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America. The announcement was made November 23rd by Jess Herrera, President of the Oxnard Harbor District’s Board of Harbor Commissioners.

Oshawa Port Authority joins Green Marine

November 24, 2015

The Oshawa Port Authority, one of Green Marine’s founding members as the former Oshawa Harbour Commission, is again a Green Marine participant. In 2012 the port temporarily suspended its participation in the Green Marine environmental program while it transitioned to become one of 18 Canadian Port Authorities (CPAs).

Transport Canada and Green Marine team up to address underwater noise

July 27, 2015

Green Marine has signed a nine-month contract with Transport Canada to provide insight on underwater noise generated by shipping and its effects on marine life, along with potential solutions…

Green Marine shortlisted for Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2015

July 14, 2015

Green Marine has been named as a finalist for the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2015 that will be presented at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London, on October 1, 2015. The Green Marine environmental program was selected from an international pool of nominees as one of seven finalists for the Environment Award.

BC Ferries joins Green Marine

June 9, 2015

BC Ferries joined Green Marine this year and was certified on May 28th, 2015, after being reviewed by an independent verifier earlier this month.

Green Marine reports steady environmental progress by its maritime industry participants

May 29, 2015

Seattle, Friday, May 29, 2015 – Green Marine awarded their environmental performance certificates to more than 80 maritime companies yesterday during its GreenTech 2015 conference being held in Seattle, Washington. “It’s wonderful to welcome colleagues from across the continent to talk about further greening our business,” says Linda Styrk, Managing Director, Maritime Division, Port of […]

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