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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

Nanaimo Port Authority joins Green Marine

April 4, 2012

Nanaimo Port Authority (NPA) 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.

Neptune Terminals first West Coast terminal to join Green Marine

February 1, 2012

Neptune Terminals, one of the largest multi-product bulk terminals in North America, is the first West Coast terminal to join the Green Marine Environmental program.

Major U.S. Terminal Operator Joins Green Marine Environmental Program

January 11, 2012

One of the largest stevedoring and marine terminal operators in North America, Ceres Terminals Incorporated, has announced it is joining Green Marine and will enter five of its U.S. and Canadian terminals in the environmental program.

Port of Sept-Îles first to get all partners on board with Green Marine

November 21, 2011

Green Marine is pleased to announce that the terminals owned by the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), Cliffs Natural Resources–Eastern Canada, Pointe-Noire division, and Imperial Oil (Esso) have joined its environmental program, while Aluminerie Alouette is also becoming a member in the “partner” category. This makes the Sept-Îles Port Authority (SIPA) the first port in North America with all its partners, including terminals and users, participating in the Green Marine environmental program.

The Port of Halifax joins Green Marine

November 1, 2011

The Port of Halifax is joining a boasting group of East Coast participants like Atlantic Towing, Saint John Port Authority, SVITZER Canada and Oceanex.

McAsphalt Industries Paves Green Future for Marine Terminals

October 4, 2011

McAsphalt Industries Limited is taking its sustainability commitment a step forward by entering five of its Canadian terminals in the Green Marine environmental program.

SVITZER Canada boosts Green Marine East Coast membership

September 29, 2011

SVITZER Canada, a leading provider of towage, salvage and emergency response services, becomes the newest shipowner to join Green Marine’s environmental program.

New participant at the Port of Valleyfield

May 31, 2011

Valleytank Inc. just joined Green Marine’s environmental program. Valleytank Inc. provides a comprehensive service of handling and storage of a wide range of bulk liquids.

News releases

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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