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April 18, 2018

Green Marine’s international outreach

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 […]

Progress Report 2010: Green Marine members continue to rise above regulatory obligations

June 9, 2011

An environmental report card from Green Marine on the Canadian and U.S. marine industry has revealed significant improvement, with the greatest progress made by shipowners reducing their carbon and SOx emissions and ports providing environmental leadership to their tenants. Green Marine member companies continued to raise the bar with the latest results showing a global score of 2.9 in 2010, up from 2.5 in 2009. The global score in 2008, the first year of reporting, was 2.0.

Green Marine receives international award

July 8, 2011

Green Marine received the prestigious Sustainable Shipping Award for Green Shipping Initiative of the Year for 2011 at the gala presentations held yesterday evening at the Radisson Blu Hotel in London, England. The award celebrates and rewards the important work that is going on worldwide to assist the marine industry in improving environmental efficiency.

Green Marine welcomes first East Coast Port as a new member

June 13, 2011

The Port of Saint John, the largest and most diverse seaport in the Province of New Brunswick, today joined as a member of Green Marine’s environmental program.

SMIT joins Green Marine

May 9, 2011

SMIT Marine Canada Inc., which provides harbour towage services for six ports in British Columbia, has joined the Green Marine environmental improvement program.

GVHA joins Green Marine

May 23, 2011

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority has joined the Green Marine environmental improvement program as part of its efforts to reduce greenhouse gases and the port’s operational impact on adjacent communities.

Jean Lemire and the Sedna Foundation support Green Marine

April 20, 2011

The SEDNA Foundation today announced its endorsement of Green Marine, the voluntary environmental program of the Canadian and U.S. maritime industry.

Seaspan Marine Corporation joins Green Marine program

March 7, 2011

Seaspan Marine Corporation, which operates more than 150 tugs, ferries and barges, has become the first major West Coast shipowner to join the Green Marine environmental program.

Green Marine expands to Atlantic Canada

March 2, 2011

Green Marine, a program aimed at improving the shipping industry’s environmental footprint, is pleased to announce that Atlantic Towing Limited has joined as its newest participant.

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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