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January 21, 2019

It’s self-evaluation time!

It is now time for participants of the Green Marine environmental program to assess their environmental performance for 2018. Self-evaluation summary reports are due on March 15th, 2019.  The self-evaluations will report on the participant’s performance over January 1 – December 31, 2018. The new 2018 self-evaluation guides are now posted. To facilitate this yearly evaluation process, we […]

It’s self-evaluation time!

Best wishes from the whole Green Marine team!

December 19, 2018

For the Holiday season, our thoughts fill with gratitude for everyone who makes our success possible. Thank you for being a valued part of our environmental program!

Waterson Terminal Services enters Green Marine environmental certification program

December 18, 2018

Waterson is the first terminal operator from Rhode Island to join Green Marine’s environmental certification program. Waterson Terminal Services is seeking Green Marine environmental certification for its stevedoring and terminal operations at ProvPort.

A new partner from Switzerland!

December 17, 2018

Green Marine welcomes Aderco International SA as its latest partner member. Aderco International SA develops, manufactures and distributes specialized fuel additives.

Keystone Environmental becomes a partner

December 13, 2018

Green Marine’s latest partner, Keystone Environmental Ltd., is a full service environmental consultancy. Keystone Environmental works throughout North America’s West Coast, the Arctic, as well as along Canada’s inland waterways.

A new partner: Enerburn

December 5, 2018

Enerburn is a fuel-borne diesel combustion catalyst that reduces diesel consumption by 8% to 12% in any diesel combustion engine. It also reduces fuel consumption in a bunker fuel-burning engine.

Port of Vancouver now has more plug-in power!

November 30, 2018

Through the Shore Power Technology for Ports program, the Government of Canada and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) each contributed $3.5 million towards the Centerm electrical shore power facility. The project’s completion at DP World’s Centerm container terminal permits ships to shut down their diesel engines while at berth and connect instead to an […]

New hydrophone station in the works for whale-inhabited B.C. waters

November 30, 2018

Canada announced additional measures Nov. 29 to assist in the recovery of endangered whale populations. A contract for approximately $9.5 million will be awarded to a Canadian firm to deploy an underwater listening station in the southern resident killer whale’s critical habitat at Boundary Pass between British Columbia’s southernmost islands and the Washington State’s coastal…

Washington State Ferries honored for environmental excellence

November 29, 2018

The WSF’s vessel masters and chief engineers won the Environmental Director’s Award for their “extraordinary efforts to reduce fuel use and noise” in support of the governor’s greenhouse gas and orca protection initiatives…

News releases

Waterson Terminal Services enters Green Marine environmental certification program

December 18, 2018

Waterson is the first terminal operator from Rhode Island to join Green Marine’s environmental certification program. Waterson Terminal Services is seeking Green Marine environmental certification for its stevedoring and terminal operations at ProvPort.

State ferry operator becomes first Green Marine’s participant in Alaska

October 18, 2018

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.

Port of Stockton joins Green Marine’s ranks

October 15, 2018

The Port of Stockton in San Joaquin Valley is the newest Green Marine participant and the third California port authority to become part of the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry.

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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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November 2018
  • Vast GHG emissions reduction on IMO horizon
  • Washington State Ferries plies cleaner future
  • WWF-Canada’s President discusses supporter role

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