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October 26, 2018

The Port of Montreal is recognized for its sustainable development initiatives

One of Green Marine’s founding members, the Port of Montreal received the Marine Environment Protection Award for 2018 in the port category from the North American Marine Environment Protection Association…

The Port of Montreal is recognized for its sustainable development initiatives

CSL Releases 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report

August 10, 2018

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 […]

NWSA seeking nominations for new award program

August 10, 2018

The Northwest Seaport Alliance has launched the North Star Awards, a customer recognition program that recognizes businesses using the Seattle-Tacoma gateway for outstanding business and environmental achievements. NWSA tenants, shippers and supply chain partners (ocean carriers, terminal operators, 3PLs, property developers and warehouse companies), stakeholders, as well as non-profit organizations are all eligible to participate. […]

Fednav joins network of whale watchers

July 30, 2018

Montreal, Quebec, July 30, 2018 – Fednav Limited has become the first international shipowner to join the whale watching members of the Marine Mammal Observation Network (MMON). Fednav is the world’s largest operator of ice-class dry-bulk carriers and Canada’s leading oceangoing dry-bulk shipowning and chartering group. It operates a modern and efficient fleet of approximately […]

New, innovative sustainable-freight vehicles at the Port of San Diego

July 26, 2018

Powered by electricity, the new semi-trucks and forklifts will reduce air emissions by replacing gasoline- and diesel-powered cargo-handling equipment at the Port of San Diego…

Eco-friendly construction supplies for the Port of Hueneme

July 18, 2018

The Port of Hueneme has chosen new eco-friendly pilings for the harbour deepening project that is currently under way. Impervious to marine creatures and salt water, the pilings do not require chemical treatment and, therefore, do not harm any of the harbour’s marine life.

Two additional Desgagnés vessels achieve the ICI ON RECYCLE! certification

July 15, 2018

Groupe Desgagnés achieved the ICI ON RECYCLE certification for two more of its tankers, the Espada Desgagnés and the Laurentia Desgagnés. The Recyc-Québec program acknowledges significant waste management efforts by corporations…

New LNG ferry at the STQ

July 13, 2018

The Société des Traversiers du Québec (STQ) has assumed ownership of the first of two new vessels powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to service the Tadoussac – Baie Sainte-Catherine ferry route. The Armand-Imbeau II was constructed at the Davie Shipyard in Lévis, Quebec, and is the first LNG ship to be built in North […]

ECHO program’s 2018 slowdown initiative

July 12, 2018

As of July 12, commercial vessels are encouraged to slow down through Haro Strait at the Port of Vancouver since the presence of southern resident killer whales has been confirmed. Learning from last year’s vessel slowdown trial, this year’s adaptive approach strives to reduce shipping noise whenever the whales are in the area. Based on […]

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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 2018
  • Vast GHG emissions reduction on IMO horizon
  • Washington State Ferries plies cleaner future
  • WWF-Canada’s President discusses supporter role

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