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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

Transport Canada Announces Ecofreight Funding to Reduce GHG Emissions

October 15, 2010

Transport Canada will award $2.4 million to eight projects under its Freight Technology Demonstration Fund, with a view to helping the cargo transportation sector reduce its emissions of greenhouses gases and other air pollutants. Fifteen other projects will be awarded $3.7 million under the Freight Technology Incentive Program. One GreenMarine participant to benefit from this […]

GVHA joins Green Marine

May 23, 2011

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority has joined the Green Marine environmental improvement program as part of its efforts to reduce greenhouse gases and the port’s operational impact on adjacent communities.

Jean Lemire and the Sedna Foundation support Green Marine

April 20, 2011

The SEDNA Foundation today announced its endorsement of Green Marine, the voluntary environmental program of the Canadian and U.S. maritime industry.

Bunge and its Environmental Monitoring System

October 15, 2010

Green Marine is pleased to spotlight the environmental initiatives undertaken by Bunge of Canada, a grain terminal located in the Port of Quebec. Since 2007, Bunge has been using a new environmental monitoring system, which is essentially a database that allows the company to concretely identify and track all of its environmental tasks – from […]

An Initiative to Improve the Health of the St. Lawrence-Great Lakes

October 15, 2010

Green Marine is pleased to highlight a U.S. initiative designed to improve the health of the St. Lawrence–Great Lakes, in which several Green Marine participants and supporters are also involved. The Great Ships Initiative (GSI) is a collaborative effort designed to address the problem of aquatic invasive species introduced into the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway […]

Seaspan Marine Corporation joins Green Marine program

March 7, 2011

Seaspan Marine Corporation, which operates more than 150 tugs, ferries and barges, has become the first major West Coast shipowner to join the Green Marine environmental program.

Trois-Rivières Port Authority Environmental Policy

October 15, 2010

Green Marine takes this opportunity to highlight the recent efforts of the Trois-Rivières port community, which led to the Port Authority’s adoption of its own environmental policy this past August. The policy involves the entire port community and is accompanied by an implementation guide to help users identify priorities, establish appropriate targets and formulate action […]

Green Marine expands to Atlantic Canada

March 2, 2011

Green Marine, a program aimed at improving the shipping industry’s environmental footprint, is pleased to announce that Atlantic Towing Limited has joined as its newest participant.

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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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