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October 19, 2017

Great Lakes Towing Company boosts Green Marine U.S. Great Lakes membership

Cleveland, October 19, 2017 – The Great Lakes Towing Company, the largest U.S.-flagged tugboat fleet operating on the Great Lakes, is the newest ship owner to join the most important voluntary environmental program for North America’s maritime industry. The Towing Company, as it is commonly known, has also enrolled its shipyard facility as a Green […]

Great Lakes Towing Company boosts Green Marine  U.S. Great Lakes membership

Marine Atlantic commits to do its part in preserving the Right Whales

October 11, 2017

Marine Atlantic is warning customers that ferry crossings between Cape Breton and Newfoundland could take longer in the coming weeks due to efforts to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales. The North Atlantic Right Whale is an endangered species that migrates along the coast of the United States, through the Cabot Strait and into the […]

HWY H2O 2017 Conference

October 5, 2017

The 13th Annual HWY H2O Conference will take place November 14-16, 2017, at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel under the theme Driving Growth and Development.  This year, the well-established event will have a slightly different format to further enhance interaction, networking and learning. The revised day-and-a-half format provides new and returning attendees with multiple opportunities […]

STQ’s Lévis ferry terminal becomes LEED certified

October 5, 2017

2The Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), Quebec’s ferry service, has obtained LEED Canada NC (New Construction) certification at the Silver level for its Lévis ferry terminal servicing the Quebec City-Lévis route. The ferry terminal is now among the buildings that have received the prestigious international honour representing sustainable and environmentally friendly construction. A number […]

Port of Seattle wins AAPA’s Environmental Award

October 4, 2017

Since 1973, American Association of Port Authorities’ Environmental Improvement Awards program has recognized activities that benefit the environment at its member ports. This year’s awards program had winners in four project entry categories. The Port of Seattle won the award in the Comprehensive Environmental Management for its entry: Formation and Operation of the Marine Stormwater […]

The Interlake Steamship Company joins Green Marine

October 2, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, October 2, 2017 – The Interlake Steamship Company has become the first U.S. Great Lakes shipowner to join Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry in North America. As the largest privately held U.S.-flagged fleet on the Great Lakes, the Interlake Steamship Company is propelled by a long-term […]

Sustainability internship offer at the Port of New Orleans

September 28, 2017

The Port of New Orleans, in partnership with the International Youth Offices of Québec (LOJIQ), is offering a 3-month internship from January 15 to April 6, 2018. The intern will act as advisor in sustainable development. The Port of New Orleans is a deep-draft multipurpose port at the center of the world’s busiest port system […]

Marine Atlantic achieves Silver LEED Certification

September 26, 2017

Through significant environmental and energy efficient planning and design work, Marine Atlantic’s North Sydney terminal building has achieved LEED Silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council, indicating that the facility is a leader in environmental and energy design. This designation conveys that the building has achieved high performance in key areas of human and […]

CSL releases 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report

September 22, 2017

On September 22, the CSL Group released its fourth annual Corporate Sustainability Report, demonstrating the company’s ongoing commitment to improve its performance on a wide range of sustainability goals. The report includes CSL’s sustainability results for the 2016-17 fiscal year, as well as highlights developments in the areas of governance, safety, environmental responsibility, ethics, the […]

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Great Lakes Towing Company boosts Green Marine U.S. Great Lakes membership

October 19, 2017

Cleveland, October 19, 2017 – The Great Lakes Towing Company, the largest U.S.-flagged tugboat fleet operating on the Great Lakes, is the newest ship owner to join the most important voluntary environmental program for North America’s maritime industry. The Towing Company, as it is commonly known, has also enrolled its shipyard facility as a Green […]

The Interlake Steamship Company joins Green Marine

October 2, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, October 2, 2017 – The Interlake Steamship Company has become the first U.S. Great Lakes shipowner to join Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry in North America. As the largest privately held U.S.-flagged fleet on the Great Lakes, the Interlake Steamship Company is propelled by a long-term […]

Trois-Pistoles – Les Escoumins ferry service joins the whale watching ranks

September 8, 2017

  Quebec City, September 8, 2017 – The crew of the Traverse Trois-Pistoles – Les Escoumins ferry system is proud to participate in St. Lawrence River whale conservation by joining the ranks of observer members at the Réseau d’observation des mammifères marins (ROMM), a key marine mammal observation network. After completing a ROMM biologist’s training […]

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