GreenTech 2017 – Final program

Green Marine’s 10th annual conference took place at the Hyatt Pier Sixty Six Hotel, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from Tuesday, May 30th to Thursday, June 1st

Sustainability was put forward in many great ways: from the opening notes by Heike Deggim, the International Maritime Organization’s senior deputy director of the Sub-Division for Protective Measures of the Marine Environment Division, to the final cruise event where attendees obtained a closer look at the port’s container, bulk and cruise facilities, as well as its initiatives to mitigate environmental impacts on Florida’s unique ecosystems and marine mammals such as manatees.

As always, GreenTech 2017 addressed numerous other issues, all directly linked to sustainable shipping from clean ship innovation to underwater noise, air emissions, LNG, community resilience, port development mitigation, and environmental leadership. The first ever session devoted to the cruise industry – prompted by Fort Lauderdale’s proximity to Port Everglades ranked among the world’s top three cruise ports – also proved to generated extensive interest and keen discussion.

 

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News

Port of Montreal President & CEO elected to Green Marine Board of Directors

June 9, 2017

Green Marine is pleased to welcome Sylvie Vachon as one of its directors. The Montreal Port Authority President and CEO was elected during the Annual General Meeting held on May 31, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale where Green Marine held its 10th annual conference, GreenTech 2017. “Sylvie Vachon’s nomination shows a high-level commitment to sustainability from […]

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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Port of Montreal President & CEO elected to Green Marine Board of Directors