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September 17, 2018

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Green Marine is seeking to fill a position of Office clerk. It’a a permanent part-time position (21 hours (3 days/week). The new employee will be based at the head office, in Quebec City. Applications accepted until October 1, 2018. Click here to view the full position description.

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Squamish Terminal leads shore cleanup

September 19, 2013

Squamish Terminals coordinated a 3rd Annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup event yesterdayt to engage the community and increase awareness about the impact of litter on shorelines. The event was a huge success, attracting 160 volunteers who filled 125 garbage and recycling bags with an estimated 2,500 pounds of litter from 20 kilometres of the Squamish […]

Prince Rupert launches Community Information Forum

September 13, 2013

The Prince Rupert Port Authority has invited members of the public to join a forum that will provide opportunities for ongoing dialogue about port operations and developments. The new Community Information Forum will have a maximum of 20 registered members. The goal is to include environmental, aboriginal, municipal, business and other community interests, as well […]

Creation of an environmental observatory for the Bay of Sept-Îles

August 26, 2013

The Port of Sept-Îles is collaborating with CÉGEP de Sept-Îles (the local college), the municipality, the local environmental protection corporation, and Economic Development Sept-Îles to create an environmental observatory for the Bay of Sept-Îles. The observatory will be headed by the Institut nordique de recherche en environnement et en santé au travail (the school’s nordic […]

NWCC becomes supporter of Green Marine

July 23, 2013

Northwest Community College (NWCC) is now a member of Green Marine, the sustainability initiative that establishes performance benchmarks for an environmentally safe marine industry in Canada and the US.

Port Metro Vancouver introduces new GPS dashboard

July 19, 2013

In early 2013, Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) announced Smart Fleet, a three-year action plan to improve collaboration, reliability and long-term sustainability of the container truck sector.  PMV has equipped 700 Truck Licensing System (TLS) container trucks with GPS transponder units, which represents approximately 50% of the fleet. It has also made available a new, real-time […]

Short-sea shipping project in Nanaimo, British Columbia

July 3, 2013

The Nanaimo Port Authority and Canada’s Ministry of International Trade will partner to develop a short-sea shipping project in British Columbia to further bolster Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative (APGCI). Under APGCI, the Government of Canada is contributing up to $4.65 million to modernize the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf area and rehabilitate an aging dock […]

Ports set their sights on lowering emissions

June 12, 2013

Seattle, Tacoma and Port Metro Vancouver have outlined goals for the further reduction of diesel emissions by 2020. The decision updates the Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy. The ports intend to cut diesel emissions by 75% per tonne of cargo by 2015 and 80% by 2020. Along with projected cargo growth, this will result in […]

Oceanex launches Canada’s largest con/ro ship

May 31, 2013

The largest Canadian-flagged container/roll-on roll-off ship was launched by Oceanex in Flensburg, Germany, on May 31st. The Oceanex Connaigra will set new standards for innovation, flexibility, and environmental protection. Oceanex has placed the highest value on environmental performance for this new-build. Because of its optimal lines, the new ship will use 30% less fuel than […]

News releases

Port of San Diego joins Green Marine

September 14, 2018

San Diego, California, September 14, 2018 – As champions in the safekeeping and environmental care of San Diego Bay and its diverse ecosystems, the Port of San Diego has enrolled in Green Marine, North America’s largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry. “Year after year, we set environmental goals and measure our green […]

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 […]

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