Industry success stories

February 1, 2018

Port of Hueneme Unveils New EV Charging Stations 

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 […]

Port of Hueneme Unveils New EV Charging Stations 

Port of Albany and FMT sign agreement

November 3, 2017

On November 2, two Green Marine participants, Federal Marine Terminals (FMT) and the Albany Port District Commission (APDC), signed a new operating agreement that has a base term of 10 years with three five-year extensions. The agreement spans the next 25 years and testifies to the strong, stable and profitable relationship between FMT and the […]

Marine Atlantic is recognized for its environmental efforts

October 25, 2017

Marine Atlantic won the Large Business of the Year award at the 19th annual Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence on October 24, 2017, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. The company was praised for its waste management program. More than 950,000 passengers travel via Marine Atlantic vessels within a three-year span: that adds up to […]

Green Marine celebrates its 10th anniversary today!

October 23, 2017

On October 23, 2007, 10 years ago today, the Green Marine environmental program was officially launched at the Port of Quebec. The voluntary initiative then counted 34 participants, compared to the 114 now in the program. In this festive day, we suggest you a behind-the-scene tour of the program’s inception through this genesis story written […]

Echo Program’s vessel slowdown trial in Haro Strait is a success

October 19, 2017

A vessel slowdown trial in Haro Strait to determine the relationship between speed and underwater noise in terms of reducing impacts on whales has ended. The nine-week trial – running August 7 to October 6, 2017 – had an overall reported vessel participation rate of 61%. The ECHO Program team and its consultants at JASCO […]

Marine Atlantic commits to do its part in preserving the Right Whales

October 11, 2017

Marine Atlantic is warning customers that ferry crossings between Cape Breton and Newfoundland could take longer in the coming weeks due to efforts to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales. The North Atlantic Right Whale is an endangered species that migrates along the coast of the United States, through the Cabot Strait and into the […]

STQ’s Lévis ferry terminal becomes LEED certified

October 5, 2017

2The Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), Quebec’s ferry service, has obtained LEED Canada NC (New Construction) certification at the Silver level for its Lévis ferry terminal servicing the Quebec City-Lévis route. The ferry terminal is now among the buildings that have received the prestigious international honour representing sustainable and environmentally friendly construction. A number […]

Port of Seattle wins AAPA’s Environmental Award

October 4, 2017

Since 1973, American Association of Port Authorities’ Environmental Improvement Awards program has recognized activities that benefit the environment at its member ports. This year’s awards program had winners in four project entry categories. The Port of Seattle won the award in the Comprehensive Environmental Management for its entry: Formation and Operation of the Marine Stormwater […]

Marine Atlantic achieves Silver LEED Certification

September 26, 2017

Through significant environmental and energy efficient planning and design work, Marine Atlantic’s North Sydney terminal building has achieved LEED Silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council, indicating that the facility is a leader in environmental and energy design. This designation conveys that the building has achieved high performance in key areas of human and […]

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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.

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November 2017
  • The science for saving whales
  • All Canadian port authorities now Green Marine participants
  • Seaway and port authorities’ flood response

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