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 50 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.
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.
Green Marine is seeking to fill a position of Program Manager. The new employee will be based in Eastern Canada (Quebec/Ontario region) to serve Green Marine members. Click here to view the full position description.
Ledcor owns and operates nine tugboats and twenty-two barges, making it one of the largest marine operations serving natural resources and industrial customers in Southwest British Columbia (BC). Their tugs are based in Richmond, BC in the North Arm of the Fraser River, with one vessel working full time in Victoria. They can be deployed […]
GreenTech 2016, held in Quebec City May 30 – June 1, received its PLANETAIR certification as a carboneutral event. For the third consecutive year, Green Marine purchased high-quality carbon offset credits to neutralize the climate footprint of its annual conference. All factors were taken into account: conference site, accommodations, food, supplies, land, air and ferry […]