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August 10, 2018

CSL Releases 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report

This 2017 edition is the fifth Corporate Sustainability Report for CSL. Among other things, the report features CSL’s sustainability performance for the 2017-18 fiscal year and covers results and ongoing initiatives in environmental responsibility. Notable highlights of the 2017 report include: A continued focus on vessel efficiency and performance contributed to a 5.6 percent reduction […]

CSL Releases 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report

NWSA seeking nominations for new award program

August 10, 2018

The Northwest Seaport Alliance has launched the North Star Awards, a customer recognition program that recognizes businesses using the Seattle-Tacoma gateway for outstanding business and environmental achievements. NWSA tenants, shippers and supply chain partners (ocean carriers, terminal operators, 3PLs, property developers and warehouse companies), stakeholders, as well as non-profit organizations are all eligible to participate. […]

Fednav joins network of whale watchers

July 30, 2018

Montreal, Quebec, July 30, 2018 – Fednav Limited has become the first international shipowner to join the whale watching members of the Marine Mammal Observation Network (MMON). Fednav is the world’s largest operator of ice-class dry-bulk carriers and Canada’s leading oceangoing dry-bulk shipowning and chartering group. It operates a modern and efficient fleet of approximately […]

New LNG ferry at the STQ

July 13, 2018

The Société des Traversiers du Québec (STQ) has assumed ownership of the first of two new vessels powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to service the Tadoussac – Baie Sainte-Catherine ferry route. The Armand-Imbeau II was constructed at the Davie Shipyard in Lévis, Quebec, and is the first LNG ship to be built in North […]

ECHO program’s 2018 slowdown initiative

July 12, 2018

As of July 12, commercial vessels are encouraged to slow down through Haro Strait at the Port of Vancouver since the presence of southern resident killer whales has been confirmed. Learning from last year’s vessel slowdown trial, this year’s adaptive approach strives to reduce shipping noise whenever the whales are in the area. Based on […]

Algoma joins whale conservation efforts

July 5, 2018

St. Catharines, July 5, 2018 – Algoma Central Corporation, the largest fleet of dry and liquid bulk carriers on the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Waterway, is adding the crews from 27 of its vessels to an expanding network of whale watchers. For the first time, the crews on Algoma’s self-unloaders, bulkers, tankers and cement carriers will […]

Major environment award for the Port of Montreal

June 14, 2018

The Montreal Port Authority was honoured June 14th by the Association québécoise des transports (AQTr) with a grand prize for transportation excellence in recognition of it electrical shorepower initiative. The port authority received the Environment prize for improving dockside facilities through electrification to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2,800 tonnes annually. AQTr’s Environment prize showcases […]

Three Green Marine participants receive Port of Vancouver’s Blue Circle Awards

June 5, 2018

In early June, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority awarded 12 shipping companies, two cruise lines, three coastal marine operators and two terminal operators with a Blue Circle Award for their respective voluntary efforts to conserve energy and reduce air emissions at the Port of Vancouver. The awards recognize industry partners that excel in environmental stewardship and […]

Port Everglades and EPA partner on air pollution

June 1, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Port Everglades released on June 1 a first-of-its-kind collaborative report titled EPA and Port Everglades Partnership: Emission Inventories and Reduction Strategies. The report outlines how the EPA and the port developed baseline and future year emission inventories for nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate matter (PM), and other pollutants […]

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