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July 20, 2017

Quebec’s Matane–Baie-Comeau–Godbout ferry routes commit to whale conservation

Québec city, July 19, 2017 – The Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), the province’s ferry operating agency, is pleased to be putting its Matane–Baie-Comeau–Godbout routes to further service by collaborating with the Réseau d’observation de mammifères marins (ROMM), a network for sharing observed marine mammal data, to collect information based on whale sightings en […]

Quebec’s Matane–Baie-Comeau–Godbout ferry routes  commit to whale conservation

BC Ferries expands its Green Marine certification to Fleet Maintenance Unit

June 1, 2017

BC Ferries’ fleet maintenance unit received its first Green Marine certification last night, during the environmental program’s 10th annual conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. BC Ferries’ vessels and terminals have been Green Marine certified since…

Green Marine participants embrace new environmental challenges

May 31, 2017

Green Marine’s participants obtained an overall average of 3.1 on a 1-to-5 scale that has Level 1 requiring the monitoring of regulations and Level 5 reflecting excellence and leadership. The overall average of the participants for all performance indicators has remained quite steady over the past few years even though new indicators have been introduced and the criteria for existing indicators have been made significantly more demanding in several cases…

Belledune Port Authority joins Green Marine

May 1, 2017

The Port of Belledune, a world class deep water facility with exceptional year round cargo handling capacity on the East Coast, is the newest participant in Green Marine…

GreenTech 2017 PRELIMINARY program unveiled!

March 27, 2017

A glance at the preliminary program now posted online will convince you of the relevance of attending GreenTech 2017. You will have the opportunity to hear presentations on a range of topics of current strong interest to the marine transportation industry…

Green Marine releases its new performance indicators for underwater noise

January 25, 2017

Quebec City, Wednesday, January 25, 2017 – Green Marine is broadening the scope of its North American environmental certification program by adding two performance indicators dealing with underwater noise emanating from ships and port activities respectively, with the goal of reducing the impact on marine mammals. By wading into this emerging issue, Green Marine is […]

An Exemplary Maritime Partnership That’s Expanding!

January 17, 2017

Quebec City, January 17, 2017 – The partnership formed to collect data on cetacean observations in Eastern and Northern Canada is widening its scope. The voluntary program originated from the collaboration of Desgagnés and the Réseau d’Observation de Mammifères Marins (ROMM) in May 2015. For almost two years now, 18 vessels within the Desgagnés fleet […]

Port Corpus Christi becomes first Texan port to join Green Marine

November 3, 2016

Port Corpus Christi, ranked the fifth largest port in the United States in total tonnage, is the newest participant in Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.

New Orleans Terminal, LLC joins Green Marine

October 27, 2016

New Orleans Terminal (N.O.T.) LLC has signed up as a participant in Green Marine, the leading voluntary environmental initiative for the continent’s maritime industry. N.O.T. is a container stevedore and terminal operator in the Port of New Orleans…

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May 2017
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