GreenTech 2012

Green Tech 2012, Green Marine’s 5th annual conference on green technologies and innovation in marine transportation, which ran at the Loews Le Concorde Hotel in Quebec City on May 29-30, was a success, attracting over 160 participants, 30 top-notch speakers and 18 exhibitors from Canada, the United States and Europe. Green Marine thanks all those who took part in the 5th edition of GreenTech!

A special thank you to all our 2012 Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors:

  • Groupe Desgagnés Inc.
  • Technopole Maritime du Québec
  • Canada Steamship Lines.
  • St-Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation
  • Algoma Central Corporation
  • Fednav Ltd.
  • Montreal Port Authority
  • Lloyds Register
  • Canfornav
  • Québec Port Authority
  • Croisières AML
  • Ministère des Transports du Québec

Silver Sponsors:

  • Prince Rupert Port Authority
  • Oceanex Inc.
  • McKeil Marine Limited
  • Sept-Iles Port Authority
  • Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia
  • Roche
  • Le Groupe Océan Inc.

Bronze Sponsors:

  • Port of Milwaukee
  • Urgence Marine
  • Bunge Canada
  • Société des Traversiers du Québec

Thank you to our 2012 Exhibitors:

  • ABB Turbo
  • Amercoat Canada
  • Concept Naval
  • Filtramax Inc.
  • Gaz Metro Solutions Transport
  • Hermont Marine Inc.
  • HullSpeed Performance Marine Coatings
  • Hyde Marine / Marener Engineer Systems
  • KRAL USA, Inc,
  • Marine Clean Ltd.
  • Navware Canada Inc.
  • Opdaq Systems
  • Sodes
  • Technopole maritime du Québec
  • Urgence Marine Inc.
  • VapCor Inc.
  • Vickers Oils
  • Wärtsilä Canada Inc.

Final program

CREATING SYNERGIES TO ACHIEVE A BETTER ENVIRONMENT

Click on the session of your choice to download the pdf file of a specific presentation

NEW PERSPECTIVES TO ADDRESS AIR EMISSIONS FROM SHIPS

• Canadian Shipping: Evaluating Marine Exhaust Emissions in the Real World
> Mark McCurdy, Environment Canada

• LNG Fuel – Sharing our Experience
> Tony Teo, DNV North America Maritime

• The Greening of the Tugboat: Options for Reducing Emissions and Fuel Use
> Fuzz Alexander, Robert Allan Ltd.

ADAPTING TO CHANGE: SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT IN PORTS AND TERMINALS

• How a Vancouver Marine Terminal is Moving toward Environmental Excellence
> Tony Di Nino, Envirochem Services Inc.

• Being a Good Green Marine Neighbor: Effective Measures to Manage Conflicts of Use
> Robert Cole, EEM Sustainable Management

• Identifying the Economic Implications of Climate Change in the Great Lakes: Evaluating Threats to Critical Infrastructure, Equipment and Operations
> Dale Bergeron, University of Minnesota

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL VALUES IN SHIPPING GOVERNANCE

• Corporate Ocean Responsibility: Industry Leadership and Collaboration in Ocean Sustainability
> Paul Holthus, World Ocean Council

• Using Social Licence to Build Reputational Capital
> Don Krusel, Prince Rupert Port Authority

• Sharing a Common Resource – Water
> Bernard Filion, Ducks Unlimited Canada

TRENDSETTERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP

• The New LNG Powered Ferry Generation
> Martin Lepage & Étienne Duplain, Concept Naval

• Port of Long Beach: Going Green
> Heather Tomley, Port of Long Beach

• Working Together for Improved Environment: Lessons Learnt Developing Incentives at the Port of Gothenburg
> Sara Sköld, Port of Gothenburg

AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS

• Ballast Water Management — a Regulatory Road Map
> Colin Clark, Lloyd’s Register

• A Decade of Accumulation of Sediments in the Ballast Tanks of a Bulk Carrier
> André Rochon, ISMER-UQAR

• Risk Assessment for Ship-Mediated Introductions of Aquatic Nonindigenous Species to the Canadian Arctic
> Farrah Chan, University of Windsor, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research

IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PORTS: LAND, WATER AND AIR

• Cities and Harbors: Best Practices for Sustainable Rainwater Management
> Pascale Rouillé & Marie Dugué, Vinci Consultants (Presentation in French)

• Air Emission Inventories in Canadian Ports Using Transport Canada’s Model
> Bryan McEwen, SNC Lavalin

SHIP GARBAGE MANAGEMENT: IMPROVING SEA/SHORE INTERFACE

Improving Garbage Reception Facilities in Ports: Challenges and Possible Solutions

• The EU Experience with 10 Years of Implementation of the Directive on Port Reception Facilities: Regional Legislation versus International Standards and Further Challenges Ahead
> Roel Hoenders, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)

• Port Reception Facilities: a Key to Green Ships and Clean Ocean
> Capt. David Condino, U.S. Coast Guard

• A Collaborative Platform to Improve Ship Waste Quality & Traceability
> Sylvain Perrier, Ship Waste Agency