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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HHP Summit 2017 Program

August 18, 2017

The 2017 Natural Gas for High Horsepower (HHP) Summit will convene industry leaders from the marine, mining, rail, exploration, production, and power generation sectors this November 6-9 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The HHP Summit 2017 agenda will feature several key marine industry leaders, including Harvey Gulf, Tote, Crowley, and BC […]

Green Marine welcomes a new participant on the East Coast

August 16, 2017

Green Marine welcomes a new ship owner based in Halifax. Horizon Maritime brings a fresh perspective to traditional marine service offerings, providing our customers and partners collaborative, innovative and flexible marine solutions.   It supports various marine and offshore oil & gas market sectors such as offshore drilling & production, sub-sea construction, seismic, marine renewables, coastal […]

Green Ship Technology North America

August 15, 2017

Green Ship Technology North America will be held November 15 – 17, 2017 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, in Manhattan, NY. This year’s conference theme is “Survival of the fittest in maritime: Make smart investments, ensure you are compliant, harness innovation, future proof your fleet”. Shipping2030 North America will take place with […]

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