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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!

A GLOBE Award nomination!

March 10, 2014

Green Marine’s environmental program is one of three finalists for the GLOBE Foundation’s 2014 Association Award for Sustainable Leadership. The winner will be announced March 28th during the closing luncheon of the GLOBE Foundation’s international conference and exposition on business and the environment being held at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver, B.C. The award […]

Duluth receives green infrastructure grant

February 24, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a $250,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Duluth to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in the Lake Superior Basin. Duluth is the first of 16 cities to receive funding in the initial round of EPA’s new Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline […]

Fednav receives Lloyd’s List North American Maritime Award

February 19, 2014

The Environment award recognizes the contribution by an individual, company or association from the maritime industry towards an improved outcome for the environment.

Green Marine welcomes BG Group, Jastram Technologies and MSi3D

February 5, 2014

BG Group, Jastram Technologies and MSi3D are now Green Marine partners, bringing to five the total of new partners joining the program in 2014.

CSL recognized for responsible ship dismantling

February 3, 2014

NGO Shipbreaking Platform noted that Canada Steamship Lines has taken the additional step of having its ships dismantled (and recycled as much as possible) within Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries only.

Canadian West Coast ports integrate global rating system to incentivize efficiency

January 27, 2014

Port Metro Vancouver and Prince Rupert Port Authority have become the first in the world to offer discounted harbour dues to the most energy-efficient oceangoing vessels as determined by the ‘A-to-G’ Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission rating.

Green Marine welcomes Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, as its latest participant

January 20, 2014

Mississippi State Port Authority officials voted at their December meeting to join Green Marine, a sustainability program developed for the marine transportation industry that provides a framework for ports, terminals, shipping companies and shipyards to improve their performance.

McKeil Marine wins green award

November 29, 2013

The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) bestowed its 2013 Environmental Excellence Award to McKeil Marine Limited to recognize the company’s dedication to environmental stewardship.

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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