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August 18, 2016

Green Marine Seminar in New Orleans

Green Marine is pleased to announce an informational seminar on Thursday, October 27th in New Orleans, Louisiana. This seminar is being hosted in partnership with the Port of New Orleans to build local awareness about Green Marine’s environmental certification program for the North American marine industry. Click here to read the full invitation and view […]

Green Marine Seminar in New Orleans

GreenTech 2016: carboneutral certified event

August 18, 2016

GreenTech 2016, held in Quebec City May 30 – June 1, received its PLANETAIR certification as a carboneutral event. For the third consecutive year, Green Marine purchased high-quality carbon offset credits to neutralize the climate footprint of its annual conference. All factors were taken into account: conference site, accommodations, food, supplies, land, air and ferry […]

CSL’s 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report shows continued progress

August 12, 2016

The CSL Group’s third annual Corporate Sustainability shows a commitment to advancing a performance-based sustainability culture and going beyond regulation to operate according to the highest standards of corporate social responsibility. The 2015 report features CSL’s progress in achieving its short- and long-term sustainability goals and commitments. Notable accomplishments by the company include: Reducing 25,903 […]

More stringent requirements for trucks serving the Port of Vancouver

August 12, 2016

New Environmental standards for port-bound container trucks will reduce emissions and have an immediate impact on air quality and public health in the densely populated Lower Mainland, according to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA). Effective August 1, all trucks registered in VFPA’s Truck Licensing System are required to have either a diesel oxidation catalyst […]

Port of Hueneme welcomes its first post-panamax ship

August 12, 2016

The maiden voyage of WWL’s new Thalatta vessel, on August 5th, marked a paradigm shift in how the widened Panama Canal will bring a new class of vessels to the Port of Hueneme. It supports the Port’s and its industry partners’ robust environmental agenda. The Thalatta is one of newest high efficiency Roll on–Roll off […]

Sustainability internship offer at the Port of New Orleans

July 27, 2016

The Port of New Orleans, in partnership with the International Youth Offices of Québec (LOJIQ), is offering a 3-month internship from September 26 to December 16, 2016. The intern will act as advisor in sustainable development. The Port of New Orleans is a deep-draft multipurpose port at the center of the world’s busiest port system […]

Restoration project at the Port of Cleveland

July 22, 2016

The Cleveland-Cuyahoga Port Authority and The Nature Conservancy are working together to restore native plants at Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve. A crew from The Nature Conservancy began work on July 11 with hand tools and herbicide, aiming to eradicate patches of aggressive, non-native plants that crowd out native vegetation and make the unusual shoreline habitat […]

Bella Desgagnés recycling rate surpasses 80%

July 18, 2016

The Bella Desgagnés vessel has obtained a Certificate of Performance level 3, Silver Honours within Recyc-Quebec « ICI ON RECYCLE !» program. The purpose of this program is to ensure that waste management efforts made by corporations are acknowledged. The Silver Honours certificate means that the Bella Desgagnés attained a global rate of reclamation of […]

The Green Wave, No 49

July 15, 2016

The latest edition of Green Marine newsletter is now online. The newsletter shows a fresh new look with all the same informative content on the environmental program, its members, industry success stories and, the upcoming events in the marine industry. Click here to read the latest edition of the Green Wave or visit this webpage to access any […]

News releases

Port of New Orleans COO Elected to Green Marine Board of Directors

June 17, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Green Marine, an environmental certification program for the North American marine industry, elected Port of New Orleans Chief Operating Officer Brandy Christian to its Board of Directors during its annual conference last month. “Brandy Christian’s nomination shows a high-level of commitment to sustainability from the Port of New Orleans,” said Green Marine […]

GREEN MARINE AND RIGHTSHIP COLLABORATE TO ADVANCE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE MARITIME SECTOR

June 2, 2016

Green Marine and RightShip signed a Memorandum of Understanding underscoring a new collaboration to advance environmental sustainability in the maritime sector. The MoU, signed yesterday during Green Marine’s 9th Annual Conference, GreenTech 2016, in Quebec City, Quebec, will serve as a framework to establish a productive working relationship with an overall view of contributing to the reduction of the marine industry’s environmental footprint and encouraging the industry to continuously improve its environmental performance…

GREEN MARINE PARTICIPANTS CONTINUE TO ADVANCE THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE

May 31, 2016

Quebec City, Tuesday, May 31, 2016 – This morning Green Marine, a North American environmental certification program, unveiled its participants’ environmental performance results for the year 2015 as part of the opening session of its GreenTech 2016 conference taking place at the Hilton Québec until tomorrow. Green Marine’s participants maintained an overall average of 3.2 […]

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May 2016
  • Full steam ahead towards sustainability at the port of Québec
  • EDF partners width Green Marine to advances sustainability
  • Top Green Marine performers have good handle on dry bulk

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