Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) has signed on as the newest participating member of Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America. The ferry operator becomes the first Green Marine participant in Alaska.
April has been a busy month for Green Marine. Executive Director David Bolduc has been called upon to discuss the environmental certification program’s success at various prominent forums in Europe and Asia. His first stop was London, England, where he took part in the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 72nd session […]
Quebec City, April 11, 2018 – The intermodal transportation leader to Newfoundland and Labrador from anywhere in North America, Oceanex has swelled the ranks of sailors volunteering as whale observers for the Réseau d’observation de mammifères marine (ROMM). The crews of the Oceanex Sanderling, the Oceanex Connaigra and the Oceanex Avalon will be given special […]
Seattle, Washington, March 13, 2018 – Puget Sound Pilots Association is the first organization of marine pilots to join the Green Marine environmental certification program as a participant. They were already partners but wanted to increase their environmental efforts by stepping up their Green Marine membership to certify their vessels. While partners offer products and […]
Québec city, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – Green Marine is heading to Vancouver, B.C., for its 11th annual conference. GreenTech 2018 will take place at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel from May 30 to June 1, 2018. Preliminary program now on line The conference will discuss issues directly related to Green Marine environmental certification’s […]
Quebec City, February 20, 2018 – Green Marine has just released its 2018 performance indicator criteria for North American ship owners, port authorities, terminal operators and shipyard managers. In keeping with its commitment to continual improvement, Green Marine annually reviews, strengthens and expands its environmental certification program criteria. Summaries of Green Marine’s environmental program for […]
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 […]
Quebec City, Quebec, December 1, 2017 – Federal Fleet Services has made its auxiliary oiler replenishment ship, the M/V Asterix, the very first naval fleet auxiliary vessel to join Green Marine, which is the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. A former containership, the M/V Asterix was retrofitted at Federal Fleet […]
Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, November 1, 2017 – Kildair Service ULC has just joined Green Marine – the largest voluntary environmental certification program in North America for the maritime industry. The company operates a marine terminal with cutting-edge technology and now has 15 oil storage tanks in Sorel-Tracy. “It is important for us to meet the highest […]
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