Industry success stories

March 2, 2018

Haro Strait Vessel Slowdown Trial Interim Results

The ECHO Program just released its interim results for the vessel slowdown trial that took place in the Haro Strait from  August 7 to October 6, 2017. Results to date confirm that underwater noise from the commercial vessels participating in the trial is reduced when they slow down. Overall, vessels normally travelling faster, for example […]

Haro Strait Vessel Slowdown Trial Interim Results

Port of Hueneme Unveils New EV Charging Stations 

February 1, 2018

The Port of Hueneme continues to show its commitment to environmental stewardship by unveiling two new electric vehicle charging stations that have been made available to the public. The ready-to-use infrastructure is in fulfilment of the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District’s (VCAPCD) Air Quality Management Plan and the port’s environmental framework. The new stations […]

Madeleine Paquin is appointed to the Order of Canada

January 8, 2018

Logistec’s president and CEO, Madeleine Paquin, has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada for her role in leading innovation in supply chain practices and environmental protection, which are two major drivers of change in the Canadian economy. She is among 125 individuals being honoured by the Order of Canada this year. […]

A new member joins the MeRLIN network!

December 19, 2017

Following the first year of development of the MeRLIN network, the Technopole maritime du Québec is proud to announce the arrival of a new member to its network. The Trois-Rivières Port Authority has now joined the ranks of MeRLIN members, which includes the Montréal Port Authority, Québec City Port Authority, Canada Steamship Lines, St. Lawrence […]

Washington State aims to become the most sustainable maritime industry by 2050

December 13, 2017

Twenty maritime executives, government leaders and community representatives met yesterday in Seattle to launch Washington’s new Maritime Innovation Advisory Council. The coalition will promote the sustainable development of the state’s maritime industry. Washington Maritime BLUE 2050 aims to ensure Washington State is home to the U.S. nation’s most sustainable maritime industry within the next few decades. […]

Successful emissions reduction at the Port of Vancouver

December 13, 2017

The Port of Vancouver has significantly reduced its air polluting emissions, according to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s third port emissions inventory report. Stronger regulation and investments in technology account for the decrease in key transport areas between 2010 and 2015 despite greater volumes of trade. Marine-related emissions decreased by 36% over the five-year period, […]

Green Marine ship owners announce reduction in GHG emissions

December 12, 2017

Quebec City, December 12, 2017 – Ship owners participating in the Green Marine environmental certification program have demonstrated leadership in reducing greenhouse gases (GHG). Green Marine’s first carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions data gathering and analysis indicate an average annual reduction in GHG intensity of 1.4%. This initiative was undertaken to better gauge Green Marine’s […]

Logistec and Port of Trois-Rivières strengthen long-standing partnership

December 9, 2017

The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) has entered into an agreement with Logistec Stevedoring Inc. for the leasing and operation of its general cargo terminal. In early December, the TRPA completed the Dock 10 extension project. At a total cost of $14.8 million, this last investment complements the work that began in 2010 at the general […]

The Port of Montreal plants 375 trees

November 24, 2017

The Port of Montreal is joining forces with Soverdi and Alliance forêt urbaine to extend the canopy of greenery on its lands. As a first step, this new partnership will plant 375 trees. Planting new trees is part of the Port of Montreal’s commitment to improve the quality of life of its employees and the neighbourhood, as well as […]

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November 2017
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  • All Canadian port authorities now Green Marine participants
  • Seaway and port authorities’ flood response

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