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January 26, 2017

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau welcomes Green Marine’s efforts regarding underwater noise

Attending a Greater Vancouver Board of Trade luncheon yesterday, the Minister of Transport Marc Garneau praised the partnership with Green Marine that has led to a better understanding of underwater noise generated by commercial shipping and port activities, along with its impacts and possible mitigations measures. “My officials have been working closely with Green Marine […]

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau welcomes Green Marine’s efforts regarding underwater noise

Green Marine releases its new performance indicators for underwater noise

January 25, 2017

Quebec City, Wednesday, January 25, 2017 – Green Marine is broadening the scope of its North American environmental certification program by adding two performance indicators dealing with underwater noise emanating from ships and port activities respectively, with the goal of reducing the impact on marine mammals. By wading into this emerging issue, Green Marine is […]

An Exemplary Maritime Partnership That’s Expanding!

January 17, 2017

Quebec City, January 17, 2017 – The partnership formed to collect data on cetacean observations in Eastern and Northern Canada is widening its scope. The voluntary program originated from the collaboration of Desgagnés and the Réseau d’Observation de Mammifères Marins (ROMM) in May 2015. For almost two years now, 18 vessels within the Desgagnés fleet […]

Green Marine welcomed two new partners in December 2016

December 20, 2016

Groupe SCP Environnement Inc. has been working in the environmental field for more than 23 years, principally in terms of environmental assessment, characterization, rehabilitation and monitoring of sites, along with applications for certificates of approval, environmental compliance audits, and the implementation and audit of systems for environmental management and sustainable development. For more than 25 […]

The Green Wave, No 52

December 16, 2016

The latest edition of Green Marine newsletter is now online. The newsletter shows a festive look with all the same informative content on the environmental program, its members, and the industry success stories. Happy reading… and Happy Holidays! Click here to read the latest edition of the Green Wave or visit this webpage to access any previous issue.

Green Power arriving soon at the Port of Hamilton

December 13, 2016

The Hamilton Port Authority is partnering with HCE Energy Inc. to implement an Industrial District Energy System (IDES) at Pier 10 at the Port of Hamilton. The system will include an energy centre consisting of a two-megawatt natural gas engine that will provide electrical power to the grid, while at the same time ‘co-generating’ hot […]

Port of Everett joins Green Marine

December 12, 2016

Green Marine is pleased to welcome a new participant on the West Coast. Port of Everett becomes the fourth Washington port to join the environmental certification program! The Port of Everett serves a critical function in support of the manufacturing and construction base. The Port of Everett is a deep-water port in Washington State, and is located […]

A new hybrid ferry for Seaspan

December 10, 2016

  The Seaspan Ferries Corporation welcomed the Seaspan Swift, the first of two new dual-fueled/hybrid (diesel, liquefied natural gas and battery) ferries to its fleet in British Columbia. The new state-of-the-art vessel was built at Sedef Shipyard in Istanbul, Turkey. The 148.9-metre (488-foot) ferry, which can accommodate up to 59 trailers, will undergo a series […]

A first port in Alabama joins Green Marine

December 5, 2016

The Alabama State Port Authority is a full-service seaport located in Mobile, Alabama, and ranked as the ninth largest in the United States in terms of tonnage. It is a major breakbulk forest products port, a major export coal port and the second largest steel port in the United States. The port has excellent transportation […]

News releases

Green Marine releases its new performance indicators for underwater noise

January 25, 2017

Quebec City, Wednesday, January 25, 2017 – Green Marine is broadening the scope of its North American environmental certification program by adding two performance indicators dealing with underwater noise emanating from ships and port activities respectively, with the goal of reducing the impact on marine mammals. By wading into this emerging issue, Green Marine is […]

An Exemplary Maritime Partnership That’s Expanding!

January 17, 2017

Quebec City, January 17, 2017 – The partnership formed to collect data on cetacean observations in Eastern and Northern Canada is widening its scope. The voluntary program originated from the collaboration of Desgagnés and the Réseau d’Observation de Mammifères Marins (ROMM) in May 2015. For almost two years now, 18 vessels within the Desgagnés fleet […]

Port Corpus Christi becomes first Texan port to join Green Marine

November 3, 2016

Port Corpus Christi, ranked the fifth largest port in the United States in total tonnage, is the newest participant in Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.

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November 2016
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  • New Orleans starts a new chapter
  • Underwater noise indicators

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