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

Green Marine ship owners announce reduction in GHG emissions

December 12, 2017

Quebec City, December 12, 2017 – Ship owners participating in the Green Marine environmental certification program have demonstrated leadership in reducing greenhouse gases (GHG). Green Marine’s first carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions data gathering and analysis indicate an average annual reduction in GHG intensity of 1.4%. This initiative was undertaken to better gauge Green Marine’s […]

Logistec and Port of Trois-Rivières strengthen long-standing partnership

December 9, 2017

The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) has entered into an agreement with Logistec Stevedoring Inc. for the leasing and operation of its general cargo terminal. In early December, the TRPA completed the Dock 10 extension project. At a total cost of $14.8 million, this last investment complements the work that began in 2010 at the general […]

The Port of Montreal plants 375 trees

November 24, 2017

The Port of Montreal is joining forces with Soverdi and Alliance forêt urbaine to extend the canopy of greenery on its lands. As a first step, this new partnership will plant 375 trees. Planting new trees is part of the Port of Montreal’s commitment to improve the quality of life of its employees and the neighbourhood, as well as […]

Fednav Receives Environmental Protection Award

November 15, 2017

Fednav Limited, one of Green Marine’s founding members, received the celebrated IBJ Bulk Ship Operator Environmental Protection Award at a gala dinner organized by the International Bulk Journal, yesterday in Amsterdam. This award spotlights Fednav’s excellence in environmental stewardship in the maritime trade, along with its leadership in the implementation of the highest industry operating […]

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 […]

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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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