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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

The Green Wave, volume 47

May 6, 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, of course, all the details on the upcoming annual conference, GreenTech 2016. Click here to read the latest edition of the Green Wave […]

Techsol Marine sponsors GreenTech 2016

April 29, 2016

With its Opening Fish’n’Ships* cocktail, GreenTech is revisiting classic fare because fish not only goes deliciously with fries but coexists with ships! Keeping in stride with one of the conference’s presentations, Hilton Québec’s executive chef, Simon Careau, is creating appetizing morsels featuring sustainably fished products from the St. Lawrence River. On the menu: Smoked eel […]

It’s time to register for GreenTech 2016

April 12, 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. A glance at the preliminary program will convince you of […]

BC Ferries to convert two vessels to cleaner fuel

April 1, 2016

BC Ferries has awarded a $140 million contract to Remontowa Ship Repair in Gdansk, Poland to convert two of its spirit class vessels to operate on liquefied natural gas or diesel.  The conversion which is expects to be completed in 2019 will reduce BC Ferries CO2 emissions by 12,000 tonnes annually. Fortis BC Energy Inc. is […]

Port Metro Vancouver recognized as a sustainability leader

March 31, 2016

Port Metro Vancouver once again recognized as a responsible leader in sustainability by Corporate Knights. For the third year in a row, Port Metro Vancouver has been ranked among Corporate Knights’ 2016 Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada. The methodology for the ranking takes into account 12 key performance indicators covering management of resources, […]

Water levels integrated into the St-Lawrence Global Observatory’s “Marine Conditions” application

March 22, 2016

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and the St. Lawrence Global Observatory (SLGO) have greatly improved the Marine Conditions application on the SLGO’s web portal, a valued source of information for marine industry players, by integrating data on water levels from the Canadian Hydrographic Service of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The SLGO web portal, and more […]

Fednav to add four more bulk carriers to its Great Lakes fleet

March 11, 2016

Fednav has ordered four more dry bulk carriers from Oshima shipyard, in Japan. The vessels are scheduled to join Fednav’s fleet in 2018. To this day, Fednav has 15 vessels on order, of which 9 will be owned and operated (8 lakers and one Supramax) and 6 to be dedicated to long term chartering (3 lakers, […]

6th Annual IMO GloBallastR&D Forum on ballast water management (BWM)

March 9, 2016

The BWM Convention: Moving towards implementation is the theme of the 6th annual GloBallast forum and exhibition, which will be held March 16-18 at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters in Montreal. The forum and exhibition’s purpose is to share the latest developments and practical solutions for ballast water management among global participants. Green […]

News releases

Northwest Seaport Alliance joins Green Marine certification program

May 2, 2016

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 […]

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…

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