Advancing Environmental Excellence

Green Marine is an environmental certification program for the North American marine industry.

It is a voluntary, transparent and inclusive initiative that addresses key environmental issues through its 12 performance indicators. Participants are shipowners, ports, terminals, Seaway corporations and shipyards. The cornerstone of the Green Marine initiative is its far-reaching environmental program, which makes it possible for any marine company operating in Canada or the U.S. to reduce its environmental footprint by undertaking concrete and measurable actions.

To receive their certification, participants must benchmark their annual environmental performance through the program’s exhaustive self-evaluation guides, have their results verified by an accredited external verifier and agree to publication of their individual results.

Green Marine has more than 60 official supporters. A pivotal element of Green Marine’s success from the outset has been the active support from environmental stakeholders and  governments. Several of them participate in shaping and reviewing the environmental program.

Browse our directory to see all the products and services Green Marine partners offer.

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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 2018
  • Curbing ocean plastic
  • Achieving urban harmony
  • Smaller ports playing big

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News

State ferry operator becomes first Green Marine’s participant in Alaska

October 18, 2018

Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) has signed on as the newest participating member of Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America. The ferry operator becomes the first Green Marine participant in Alaska.

Port of Stockton joins Green Marine’s ranks

October 15, 2018

The Port of Stockton in San Joaquin Valley is the newest Green Marine participant and the third California port authority to become part of the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry.

Marine Press joins Green Marine Environmental Program

October 12, 2018

Marine Press offers Green Marine participants with technologies and software that enables to improve productivity, safety and ensure compliance, including environmental regulations.

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State ferry operator becomes first  Green Marine’s participant in Alaska