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 2017
  • 10 years & counting…
  • Founding CEOs reflect on steadfast course they charted for Green Marine
  • A look at sustainable shipping – horizon 2027

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News

Trois-Pistoles – Les Escoumins ferry service joins the whale watching ranks

September 8, 2017

  Quebec City, September 8, 2017 – The crew of the Traverse Trois-Pistoles – Les Escoumins ferry system is proud to participate in St. Lawrence River whale conservation by joining the ranks of observer members at the Réseau d’observation des mammifères marins (ROMM), a key marine mammal observation network. After completing a ROMM biologist’s training […]

Green Marine is hiring!

September 1, 2017

Green Marine is seeking to fill a position of Office clerk. It’a a permanent part-time position (28 hours/week). The new employee will be based at the head office, in Quebec City. Applications accepted until September 20, 2017. Click here to view the full position description (in French).

5th edition of the Sustainable Ocean Summit

August 29, 2017

The 5th edition of the Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will take place in Halifax, Canada, 29 November – 1 December 2017. The theme of this three days conference event organized by the World Ocean Council (WOC) is : The Ocean Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 14): Business Leadership and Business Opportunities. Over three days, Sustainable Ocean […]

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Trois-Pistoles – Les Escoumins ferry service joins the whale watching ranks