Industry success stories

May 11, 2018

Fednav’s Federal Tyne receives Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave award

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 […]

Fednav’s Federal Tyne receives Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave award

Port NOLA Receives Environmental Leadership Award for Clean TRIP program

April 10, 2018

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) garnered an Environmental Leadership Award from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) on April 10 for the success of its Clean Truck Replacement Incentive Program. Clean TRIP made use of federal and state clean diesel grants to voluntarily improve air quality by replacing old diesel cargo trucks […]

High compliance in terms of ballast water management examination

March 15, 2018

The Great Lakes Seaway Ballast Water Working Group (BWWG) has released its 2017 summary. It relates that 100% of oceangoing vessels bound for the St. Lawrence Seaway/Great Lakes from outside the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) underwent ballast water management examinations before entering the Seaway System. A total of 8,350 ballast water tanks were assessed during […]

Haro Strait Vessel Slowdown Trial Interim Results

March 2, 2018

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 […]

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, […]

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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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