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May 11, 2018

Fednav’s Federal Tyne receives Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave award

The Federal Tyne enjoyed a special call on the Port of Prince Rupert in British Columbia on May 4 when it became the first vessel to qualify for the port’s Green Wave Program based on its efforts through the Green Marine environmental certification program. The Green Wave Award spotlights ship owners that are significantly reducing […]

Fednav’s Federal Tyne receives Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave award

Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park joins Green Marine supporters

April 4, 2018

Recognizing the need to protect the environment, fauna, flora and natural resources of a key part of the Saguenay Fjord and the St. Lawrence Estuary, the governments of Canada and Quebec have created with the public’s support the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park. Its mission is to enhance for the benefit of current and future generations […]

New Environmental Markets Trading Platform

March 29, 2018

The Quebec Business Council on the Environment (CPEQ) has launched a new environmental markets trading platform for the use of all Quebec businesses that wish to post offers concerning the sale, purchase, rental or sharing of environmental goods! The objective of the platform started in late March is to facilitate exchanges of energy, waste material, […]

Green Marine welcomes a new partner

March 28, 2018

The Energy Conservation Group is an organization that works with original equipment manufacturers to further advance quality, sustainable Green Energy products and services throughout Canada. One such technology is the i-phi™ from Innovative Hydrogen Solutions based in Aurora, Ontario. This leading-edge hydrogen generating system for internal combustion applications produces a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen […]

A green award for the Port of Corpus Christi

March 20, 2018

The Port of Corpus Christi has earned the 2018 Texas Environmental Excellence Award in Pollution Prevention, which was presented by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The award is part of an annual program that recognizes achievements in environmental preservation and protection and is considered the state’s highest environmental honour. Port Corpus Christi was selected […]

Incitec Pivot achieves carbon neutral shipping with RightShip’s assistance

March 20, 2018

Green Marine partner RightShip has collaborated with CBL Markets to provide Incitec Pivot Limited (IPL), a global diversified chemicals manufacturer, with a way to make its required shipping a carbon neutral activity. IPL became an early adopter of RightShip’s robust and verifiable Carbon Accounting tool launched in 2016 to measure its ship-sourced (scope 3) emissions. […]

New initiatives to protect whales on the West Coast

March 19, 2018

The governments on both sides of the border are committing resources to protect the endangered southern resident killer whale. In Canada, as part of the Oceans Protection Plan, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and of the Canadian Coast Guard announced $9.1 million in new science funding to develop and test technologies to detect the […]

High compliance in terms of ballast water management examination

March 15, 2018

The Great Lakes Seaway Ballast Water Working Group (BWWG) has released its 2017 summary. It relates that 100% of oceangoing vessels bound for the St. Lawrence Seaway/Great Lakes from outside the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) underwent ballast water management examinations before entering the Seaway System. A total of 8,350 ballast water tanks were assessed during […]

Green Marine welcomes its first marine pilotage association as a participant

March 13, 2018

Seattle, Washington, March 13, 2018 – Puget Sound Pilots Association is the first organization of marine pilots to join the Green Marine environmental certification program as a participant. They were already partners but wanted to increase their environmental efforts by stepping up their Green Marine membership to certify their vessels. While partners offer products and […]

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Green Marine’s international outreach

April 18, 2018

April has been a busy month for Green Marine. Executive Director David Bolduc has been called upon to discuss the environmental certification program’s success at various prominent forums in Europe and Asia. His first stop was London, England, where he took part in the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 72nd session […]

Oceanex joins fleet of trained whale watchers

April 11, 2018

Quebec City, April 11, 2018 – The intermodal transportation leader to Newfoundland and Labrador from anywhere in North America, Oceanex has swelled the ranks of sailors volunteering as whale observers for the Réseau d’observation de mammifères marine (ROMM). The crews of the Oceanex Sanderling, the Oceanex Connaigra and the Oceanex Avalon will be given special […]

Green Marine welcomes its first marine pilotage association as a participant

March 13, 2018

Seattle, Washington, March 13, 2018 – Puget Sound Pilots Association is the first organization of marine pilots to join the Green Marine environmental certification program as a participant. They were already partners but wanted to increase their environmental efforts by stepping up their Green Marine membership to certify their vessels. While partners offer products and […]

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