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June 9, 2017

Port of Montreal President & CEO elected to Green Marine Board of Directors

Green Marine is pleased to welcome Sylvie Vachon as one of its directors. The Montreal Port Authority President and CEO was elected during the Annual General Meeting held on May 31, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale where Green Marine held its 10th annual conference, GreenTech 2017. “Sylvie Vachon’s nomination shows a high-level commitment to sustainability from […]

Port of Montreal President & CEO elected to Green Marine Board of Directors

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…

Official GreenTech 2017 program now posted!

May 11, 2017

Green Marine’s 10th annual conference is fast approaching! The lineup of guests and topics make GreenTech 2017 a gathering not to be missed! A glance at the official 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 […]

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…

Desgagnés takes delivery of the world’s first dual-fuel / LNG asphalt tanker

March 31, 2017

Desgagnés announces yesterday that it has taken delivery of the Damia Desgagnés, a brand new vessel recently completed in Turkey. A next generation and state-of-the-art asphalt-bitumen-chemical tanker, she is the first of a series of four oil carriers, custom-built according to an original concept developed by Desgagnés and ordered at the Besiktas shipyard located in […]

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…

New protected natural environments on the Saint Lawrence River’s islands and shores

February 10, 2017

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announced February 16, 2017, its acquisition and protection of three additional natural sites on the shores and islands of the Saint Lawrence River, totaling 20.6 hectares (51 acres). The properties are unique ecosystems that join other environments already conserved by NCC. Located in the Lac-Saint-Pierre archipelago, the western point […]

High marks for Nanaimo Port Authority

February 6, 2017

A survey commissioned by the Nanaimo Port Authority in December 2016 found that customers and stakeholders are “satisfied to exceptionally satisfied” with the NPA in each of 15 areas probed. The highest-rated response was an 85% average rating of satisfaction regarding a customer’s ability to contact and communicate with the NPA. The lowest-rated response was […]

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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…

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May 2017
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