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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

Creation of an environmental observatory for the Bay of Sept-Îles

August 26, 2013

The Port of Sept-Îles is collaborating with CÉGEP de Sept-Îles (the local college), the municipality, the local environmental protection corporation, and Economic Development Sept-Îles to create an environmental observatory for the Bay of Sept-Îles. The observatory will be headed by the Institut nordique de recherche en environnement et en santé au travail (the school’s nordic […]

Port Metro Vancouver introduces new GPS dashboard

July 19, 2013

In early 2013, Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) announced Smart Fleet, a three-year action plan to improve collaboration, reliability and long-term sustainability of the container truck sector.  PMV has equipped 700 Truck Licensing System (TLS) container trucks with GPS transponder units, which represents approximately 50% of the fleet. It has also made available a new, real-time […]

Short-sea shipping project in Nanaimo, British Columbia

July 3, 2013

The Nanaimo Port Authority and Canada’s Ministry of International Trade will partner to develop a short-sea shipping project in British Columbia to further bolster Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative (APGCI). Under APGCI, the Government of Canada is contributing up to $4.65 million to modernize the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf area and rehabilitate an aging dock […]

Ports set their sights on lowering emissions

June 12, 2013

Seattle, Tacoma and Port Metro Vancouver have outlined goals for the further reduction of diesel emissions by 2020. The decision updates the Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy. The ports intend to cut diesel emissions by 75% per tonne of cargo by 2015 and 80% by 2020. Along with projected cargo growth, this will result in […]

Oceanex launches Canada’s largest con/ro ship

May 31, 2013

The largest Canadian-flagged container/roll-on roll-off ship was launched by Oceanex in Flensburg, Germany, on May 31st. The Oceanex Connaigra will set new standards for innovation, flexibility, and environmental protection. Oceanex has placed the highest value on environmental performance for this new-build. Because of its optimal lines, the new ship will use 30% less fuel than […]

Fednav increases its Great Lakes fleet

May 30, 2013

Fednav Limited has announced the addition of six new vessels to its fleet. The environmentally advanced vessels will be built in Japan and will add substantial capacity to its Great Lakes fleet. Sharing the environmental characteristics of the previous six lakers ordered by Fednav, they will use 28% less fuel and produce 28% less emissions […]

Port of Québec consolidates approach to sustainable development

May 29, 2013

The Québec Port Authority (QPA) took another important step in terms of its sustainable development by entrusting the development of a strategy to Johanne Gélinas of the firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton. Gélinas previously held the position of Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development within the Canadian government, and was a commissioner at the […]

Improved shore access in Trois-Rivières

May 15, 2013

The Trois-Rivières Port Authority inaugurated the Hector-Louis Langevin Park in May. The park represents an investment of almost $575,000. The project is part of the port’s On Course for 2020 strategic plan and the city’s urban development plan. It has involved transforming a parking lot into a new green space, as well as a commitment […]

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