Montreal, Quebec, July 30, 2018 – Fednav Limited has become the first international shipowner to join the whale watching members of the Marine Mammal Observation Network (MMON). Fednav is the world’s largest operator of ice-class dry-bulk carriers and Canada’s leading oceangoing dry-bulk shipowning and chartering group. It operates a modern and efficient fleet of approximately […]
Neptune Terminals, one of the largest multi-product bulk terminals in North America, is the first West Coast terminal to join the Green Marine Environmental program.
One of the largest stevedoring and marine terminal operators in North America, Ceres Terminals Incorporated, has announced it is joining Green Marine and will enter five of its U.S. and Canadian terminals in the environmental program.
Green Marine is pleased to announce that the terminals owned by the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), Cliffs Natural Resources–Eastern Canada, Pointe-Noire division, and Imperial Oil (Esso) have joined its environmental program, while Aluminerie Alouette is also becoming a member in the “partner” category. This makes the Sept-Îles Port Authority (SIPA) the first port in North America with all its partners, including terminals and users, participating in the Green Marine environmental program.
The Port of Halifax is joining a boasting group of East Coast participants like Atlantic Towing, Saint John Port Authority, SVITZER Canada and Oceanex.
McAsphalt Industries Limited is taking its sustainability commitment a step forward by entering five of its Canadian terminals in the Green Marine environmental program.
SVITZER Canada, a leading provider of towage, salvage and emergency response services, becomes the newest shipowner to join Green Marine’s environmental program.
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 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’s newsletter is released every two months and presents all relevant information regarding the environmental program. It also showcases best practices and green initiatives.