July 27, 2016

Sustainability internship offer at the Port of New Orleans

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 […]

Sustainability internship offer at the Port of New Orleans

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 […]

12th Annual HWY H2O Conference

July 15, 2016

The 12th Annual HWY H2O conference will take place November 16-17, 2016, at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites. This year’s conference will showcase how HWY H2O is uniquely positioned to move cargo to and from the North American Heartland faster and more efficiently. Delegates will benefit from in-depth discussion with peers, as well […]

The Green Marine team is expanding!

July 4, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Véronique Nolet is now a full-time member of the Green Marine team! Véronique was already acting as Green Marine Project Manager – Marine Habitat under an agreement with Transport Canada to research the issues related to underwater noise. She has been a marine biologist since graduating from the Université […]

Port Everglades partners with EPA to study air emissions

June 30, 2016

Port Everglades has signed a partnership agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study air emissions. It is the first U.S. seaport to partner with the EPA on this project. The EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality will work closely with Port Everglades to coordinate research and modeling encompassing all port-related operations, […]

CSL successfully tests ballast water treatment system

June 22, 2016

The ballast water treatment system (BWTS) installed aboard the CSL Americas has finalized all testing required to obtain the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) type approval. The system’s manufacturer, OceanSaver, carried out the testing along the West Coast, facing a range of demanding Pacific conditions. All the tests met USCG’s requirements. Earlier shipboard testing was successfully […]

One step further towards dual fuel vessel for Desgagnés

June 17, 2016

The M/T Damia Desgagnés, was successfully launched on Saturday, June 11th, 2016, at the Turkish shipyard Besiktas. It is an important step leading to the continuation of the construction of the ship at dock. The M/T Damia Desgagnés is the first of four next generation asphalt-bitumen-chemical tankers destined to the renewal and expansion of Desgagnés’s […]

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 […]


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…


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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The Green Wave

Green Marine’s newsletter is released every two months and presents all relevant information regarding the environmental program. It also showcases best practices and green initiatives.

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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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Manon Lanthier

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