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July 17, 2018

Green Marine at the United Nations!

The United Nations invited Green Marine to attend the 19th Meeting of the Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea on the topic of Anthropogenic underwater noise which was held this past June 18-22 at the UN Headquarters in New York. For the session, researchers, non-governmental organization leaders and government […]

Green Marine at the United Nations!

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 […]

GreenTech 2018: a huge success!

June 18, 2018

Green Marine is delighted to report GreenTech 2018’s unprecedented success in Vancouver, British Columbia! Green Marine’s annual conference welcomed more than 250 attendees – the most ever at our yearly gatherings. Attendees had the opportunity between May 30 and June 1 to listen to and learn from more than 40 speakers with expertise and experience regarding various environmental challenges […]

Major environment award for the Port of Montreal

June 14, 2018

The Montreal Port Authority was honoured June 14th by the Association québécoise des transports (AQTr) with a grand prize for transportation excellence in recognition of it electrical shorepower initiative. The port authority received the Environment prize for improving dockside facilities through electrification to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2,800 tonnes annually. AQTr’s Environment prize showcases […]

Green Marine elects new Chairman of the Board

June 13, 2018

Quebec City, QC, Tuesday, June 13, 2018 – President and CEO of the Port of Cleveland, William D. Friedman, was elected chairman of the Green Marine’s Board of Directors following the corporation’s Annual General Meeting on May 31, during GreenTech 2018, in Vancouver B.C. Mr. Friedman has been sitting on the Green Marine Board since […]

Green Marine and AIVP sign a memorandum of understanding to promote the social acceptability of ports

June 12, 2018

Québec City, QC, June 12, 2018 – Green Marine and the Worldwide Network of Port Cities (AIVP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday to combine efforts to promote the social acceptability of ports. The agreement, signed at the conclusion of AIVP’s Annual General Meeting at the start of the organization’s 16th World Conference in Quebec […]

A new bee yard – yes, bee yard – at the Port of Hamilton

June 7, 2018

The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has partnered with the urban beekeeping company Humble Bee by providing space to install 12 hive boxes for a new bee yard adjacent to Sherman Inlet at Pier 15. Each box will be divided into three miniature colonies with approximately 500 bees within each mini-hive. The site was chosen as […]

Lloyd Register offers new underwater noise notations

June 6, 2018

The underwater noise specialists within Lloyd’s Register (LR) are helping vessel owners to quantify operational noise levels and better understand the resultant environmental impact. With more than 30 years of experience, this team provides a thorough understanding of the complex acoustics involved to ensure reliable measurements and to provide ship owners with competent advice to […]

News releases

Fednav joins network of whale watchers

July 30, 2018

Montreal, Quebec, July 30, 2018 – Fednav Limited has become the first international shipowner to join the whale watching members of the Marine Mammal Observation Network (MMON). Fednav is the world’s largest operator of ice-class dry-bulk carriers and Canada’s leading oceangoing dry-bulk shipowning and chartering group. It operates a modern and efficient fleet of approximately […]

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 […]

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 […]

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