Industry success stories

November 30, 2018

Port of Vancouver now has more plug-in power!

Through the Shore Power Technology for Ports program, the Government of Canada and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) each contributed $3.5 million towards the Centerm electrical shore power facility. The project’s completion at DP World’s Centerm container terminal permits ships to shut down their diesel engines while at berth and connect instead to an […]

Port of Vancouver now has more plug-in power!

CSL rolls up its leeves for the environment!

October 15, 2010

To mark the occasion of World Oceans Week, some thirty employees from CSL Group joined forces to clean the shores of Ile Charron, thereby demonstrating an exceptional commitment to both the environment and their community. The group cleaned approximately 2.2 kilometres of shoreline and collected more than 1,000 pounds of garbage. The trash, which was […]

Standards that are Among the Highest in the World

October 15, 2010

On May 5th and 6th, the Canadian Seaway, the U.S Seaway and Fednav (all three of which are Green Marine participants) organized a demonstration of a ballast water inspection at the St. Lawrence Seaway’s St. Lambert Lock. This media event drew particular attention to the fact that the regulatory regime for ballast water management that […]

Bunge and its Environmental Monitoring System

October 15, 2010

Green Marine is pleased to spotlight the environmental initiatives undertaken by Bunge of Canada, a grain terminal located in the Port of Quebec. Since 2007, Bunge has been using a new environmental monitoring system, which is essentially a database that allows the company to concretely identify and track all of its environmental tasks – from […]

An Initiative to Improve the Health of the St. Lawrence-Great Lakes

October 15, 2010

Green Marine is pleased to highlight a U.S. initiative designed to improve the health of the St. Lawrence–Great Lakes, in which several Green Marine participants and supporters are also involved. The Great Ships Initiative (GSI) is a collaborative effort designed to address the problem of aquatic invasive species introduced into the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway […]

Trois-Rivières Port Authority Environmental Policy

October 15, 2010

Green Marine takes this opportunity to highlight the recent efforts of the Trois-Rivières port community, which led to the Port Authority’s adoption of its own environmental policy this past August. The policy involves the entire port community and is accompanied by an implementation guide to help users identify priorities, establish appropriate targets and formulate action […]

Hamilton Port Authority reduces its dust emissions

October 15, 2010

Green Marine also encourages environmental initiatives such as those undertaken by the Hamilton Port Authority this past summer, which involved paving jetty number 15 and installing a grease and grit interceptor at the site. As a result of this effort, a formerly dusty gravel lot populated with old warehouses has now been fully paved and […]

The Green Wave

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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