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February 20, 2018

Green Marine releases its 2018 program criteria

Quebec City, February 20, 2018 – Green Marine has just released its 2018 performance indicator criteria for North American ship owners, port authorities, terminal operators and shipyard managers. In keeping with its commitment to continual improvement, Green Marine annually reviews, strengthens and expands its environmental certification program criteria. Summaries of Green Marine’s environmental program for […]

Green Marine releases its 2018 program criteria

A new governmental supporter for Green Marine in Newfoundland and Labrador

January 30, 2018

The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment supports the economic, social and environmental sustainability of municipalities, communities and regions through the delivery of effective programs, services and support. The department assists municipalities in meeting their infrastructure needs. It helps to provide the financial and administrative tools to support the development of regional […]

RightShip’s CEO and founder awarded the Order of Australia

January 28, 2018

   In recognition of his years of outstanding service to the international shipping industry, Capt. Warwick Norman has been awarded the Order of Australia. The announcement was made January 26, 2018. The honour recognizes his commitment to improving safety in the maritime industry, as well as protecting the marine environment. Established in 2001 under Capt. […]

New website details oil spill responsibilities within Canadian waters

January 23, 2018

Clear Seas has posted a new website that answers questions about who pays for the costs associated with an oil spill within Canadian waters and the amount of money available to respond to a spill. In accordance with its mandate to provide impartial, fact-based information on marine shipping in Canada, Clear Seas has created a […]

Maritime Information Bureau updates its information

January 19, 2018

As part of Phase 2 of its campaign to promote the maritime industry, the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council has updated its unique one-stop Maritime Information Bureau (MIB). The MIB website has also been enhanced. The Environment section now includes international and national environmental regulations with hyperlinks to the official texts regarding the subsections relevant […]

The Green Marine team expands

January 15, 2018

Green Marine’s Secretariat is pleased to welcome a new employee to the Quebec City office! Véronique Labelle joined the team on January 8. Working four days a week as the administrative assistant, she is now in charge of accounting and other administrative duties. She also provides support to the team members in Quebec City, Halifax […]

New leadership at WWF

January 10, 2018

Megan Leslie is the new president and CEO of World Wildlife Fund Canada. She takes over from David Miller, who announced his departure for a different environmental advocacy role. Prior to joining WWF, she was the federal Member of Parliament for the electoral district of Halifax from 2008 to 2015. She also served as the New […]

Madeleine Paquin is appointed to the Order of Canada

January 8, 2018

Logistec’s president and CEO, Madeleine Paquin, has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada for her role in leading innovation in supply chain practices and environmental protection, which are two major drivers of change in the Canadian economy. She is among 125 individuals being honoured by the Order of Canada this year. […]

An environmental award for Schneider Electric

December 21, 2017

Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure™ Platform won The Most Efficient Ship Solution Award at the International Green Shipping & Maritime Technology Summit held in Athens, Greece, this past November. The summit covers shipping, shipbuilding, and green maritime technology to increase vessel efficiencies and decrease pollution at sea. It gathered 200 key maritime experts and companies from around […]

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Green Marine releases its 2018 program criteria

February 20, 2018

Quebec City, February 20, 2018 – Green Marine has just released its 2018 performance indicator criteria for North American ship owners, port authorities, terminal operators and shipyard managers. In keeping with its commitment to continual improvement, Green Marine annually reviews, strengthens and expands its environmental certification program criteria. Summaries of Green Marine’s environmental program for […]

Green Marine ship owners announce reduction in GHG emissions

December 12, 2017

Quebec City, December 12, 2017 – Ship owners participating in the Green Marine environmental certification program have demonstrated leadership in reducing greenhouse gases (GHG). Green Marine’s first carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions data gathering and analysis indicate an average annual reduction in GHG intensity of 1.4%. This initiative was undertaken to better gauge Green Marine’s […]

Federal Fleet Services joins Green Marine

December 1, 2017

Quebec City, Quebec, December 1, 2017 – Federal Fleet Services has made its auxiliary oiler replenishment ship, the M/V Asterix, the very first naval fleet auxiliary vessel to join Green Marine, which is the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. A former containership, the M/V Asterix was retrofitted at Federal Fleet […]

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