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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

Fraser Surrey Docks joins voluntary Environmental Program

March 25, 2013

Fraser Surrey Docks joins a growing number of West Coast ports and shipping companies already participating in Green Marine, including Port Metro Vancouver, Prince Rupert Port Authority, Seaspan Marine Corporation, Island Tug & Barge and SMIT.

Canadian Ferry Association Joins the Green Marine Environmental Program to Help Protect our Waterways

March 19, 2013

The Canadian Ferry Operators Association (CFOA) announced its membership in Green Marine, a joint Canada-U.S. initiative aimed at improving the environmental performance of marine companies.

Ridley Terminals Joins Green Marine

January 21, 2013

Ridley Terminals Inc., a leading trade gateway between North American and world markets, has signed on as the first terminal in Prince Rupert to join Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.

CSL International joins Green Marine

December 13, 2012

U.S.-based CSL International, a division of The CSL Group Inc., has signed on as the newest member of Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.

Port Metro Vancouver joins Green Marine

October 1, 2012

Port Metro Vancouver, known for its environmental leadership, has signed-on as a participant in Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.

Green Marine honoured at the AQTR Excellence in transportation Awards Gala

June 8, 2012

Green Marine received the Association québécoise du transport et des routes’ Environment Award at the AQTR’ s Excellence in Transportation Awards Gala. The Environment Award recognizes an original, coherent, reproducible environmental project, which uses effective measuring tools to reduce transportation impacts on the environment thereby promoting sustainable development.

Marine Shipping Industry Makes Environmental Strides

May 29, 2012

Green Marine Releases Latest Performance Results for the year 2011.

Transport Canada and Green Marine sign memorandum of cooperation to strengthen marine environmental performance

April 23, 2012

Under the memorandum of cooperation, Transport Canada will also participate as an observer on the Green Marine Environment Committees. This will involve monitoring developments and exchanging information to support the advancement of Green Marine’s goals.

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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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