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October 18, 2018

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

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.

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

Blue Accounting workgroup invites Green Marine to participate

July 15, 2018

Green Marine Program Manager Thomas Grégoire will take part in the Blue Accounting Maritime Transportation Project. The workgroup will gather and present information to track the progress in achieving the goals outlined by governors and premier in their 2016 Strategy for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Maritime Transportation System. The objectives include doubling maritime trade […]

New LNG ferry at the STQ

July 13, 2018

The Société des Traversiers du Québec (STQ) has assumed ownership of the first of two new vessels powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to service the Tadoussac – Baie Sainte-Catherine ferry route. The Armand-Imbeau II was constructed at the Davie Shipyard in Lévis, Quebec, and is the first LNG ship to be built in North […]

ECHO program’s 2018 slowdown initiative

July 12, 2018

As of July 12, commercial vessels are encouraged to slow down through Haro Strait at the Port of Vancouver since the presence of southern resident killer whales has been confirmed. Learning from last year’s vessel slowdown trial, this year’s adaptive approach strives to reduce shipping noise whenever the whales are in the area. Based on […]

Washington State Ferries joins Green Marine

July 11, 2018

Seattle, WA, July 11, 2018 – Washington State Ferries (WSF) has become the first U.S. ferry operator to join Green Marine, the leading environmental certification program for the North American maritime industry. WSF is the largest ferry system in the United States. It is enrolling all of its operations in the Green Marine program, namely […]

A mandatory distance from marine mammals is now required in Canadian waters

July 11, 2018

Canada’s Marine Mammal Regulations were amended July 11 to ensure that whale watching and other water-related activities keep a distance of 100 metres (328 feet) from most whales, dolphins and porpoises to protect these marine mammals from human disturbances. The obligatory buffer zone is larger for species at greatest risk or already confined by their […]

UpGyres becomes a Green Marine supporter

July 5, 2018

Not-for-profit UpGyres is working to re-establish a healthy marine environment for people and the planet. The organization operates to stop plastic waste from polluting water, air and land, and to rescue the resources in waste plastic to productively recycle them back into the economy. UpGyres focuses on preventing macro-plastics (namely single-use disposable packaging) along with […]

Algoma joins whale conservation efforts

July 5, 2018

St. Catharines, July 5, 2018 – Algoma Central Corporation, the largest fleet of dry and liquid bulk carriers on the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Waterway, is adding the crews from 27 of its vessels to an expanding network of whale watchers. For the first time, the crews on Algoma’s self-unloaders, bulkers, tankers and cement carriers will […]

Green Marine welcomes a Norwegian partner

June 29, 2018

Palantir AS is a Norwegian IT company with high-tech solutions for the maritime industry. Founded in 2000, it is now part of the Marlink Group. Its KeepUp@Sea solution allows for all ship management applications to be monitored from shore after a single onboard visit. KeepUp@Sea is a unique tool to achieve user-friendly, problem-free IT operations […]

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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.

Port of San Diego joins Green Marine

September 14, 2018

San Diego, California, September 14, 2018 – As champions in the safekeeping and environmental care of San Diego Bay and its diverse ecosystems, the Port of San Diego has enrolled in Green Marine, North America’s largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry. “Year after year, we set environmental goals and measure our green […]

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