The Federal Tyne enjoyed a special call on the Port of Prince Rupert in British Columbia on May 4 when it became the first vessel to qualify for the port’s Green Wave Program based on its efforts through the Green Marine environmental certification program. The Green Wave Award spotlights ship owners that are significantly reducing […]
Empire Stevedoring Co. ltd. reduces GHG and air pollutant emissions thanks to brand new high-performance equipment.
Federal Marine Terminals in Thorold, Ontario, a major operator of port cargo facilities in the Great Lakes region, has installed the Jellyfish fine sediment filter system as an integral part of its environmental protection plan. The system is being used to prevent untreated storm water run-off from entering nearby waters. FMT’s Thorold location houses a […]
With the expansion of industrial activities related to l’Aluminerie Alouette and the iron ore industry, the Port of Sept-Isles has (since 2004) supported rail infrastructure projects designed to connect the port with the North Shore rail network, and allow for the establishment of a ferry-rail service and a barge service for transporting alumimum (this now […]
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) participated in Earth Hour 2010 to bring attention to the need for everyone to do their part in order to fight climate change. On Saturday, March 27, 2010, starting at 8:30 pm, the TPA turned off or dimed lights and shut down achinery that were not essential for security or […]
Aluminerie Alouette was honoured at the 19th annual Énergia Awards in Montreal on November 13th, winning two trophies in the Integrated Management and Transport categories. The company transported 220,000 tonnes of aluminum ingots on the Alouette Spirit in 2007 (a barge which launched in 2005), thereby alleviating congestion along route 138 and reducing greenhouse gas […]
Croisières AML, Premier Tech Environmental and the naval architecture firm NAVTECH have implemented a unique and promising waste water treatment system. First of all, a primary treatment process separates liquids from solids, with the latter retained in a reservoir and the former flowing into the treatment system, where large amounts of bacteria nourish themselves on […]
Two Green Marine participants, Fednav and CSL Group, showed again their leadership in environmental matters this week. For its part, Fednav made the decision to communicate its environmental policy to the public, with a view to demonstrating its commitment to the environment in all areas where it does business. Meanwhile, CSL Group publicly communicated both […]
The Montreal Port Authority held a very successful open house on August 31st. Entitled “Port in Your City”, the event provided the general public with an opportunity to discover the port’s facilities, visit port areas that are not normally accessible to the public, and better understand the strategic and economic importance of the port’s activities. […]
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