Green Marine is delighted to report GreenTech 2018’s unprecedented success in Vancouver, British Columbia! Green Marine’s annual conference welcomed more than 250 attendees – the most ever at our yearly gatherings. Attendees had the opportunity between May 30 and June 1 to listen to and learn from more than 40 speakers with expertise and experience regarding various environmental challenges […]
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.
A mere two years after its official launch, Green Marine is already among the finalists at the Sustainable Shipping Awards 2010. Along with two other finalists, Green Marin is nominated in the Green Shipping Initiative of the Year category, one of six categories in the competition whose prestigious prize is designed to highlight and reward environmental excellence in initiatives taken by the marine industry around the world.
An environmental report card from Green Marine on the Canadian and U.S. marine industry has revealed significant improvement, with the greatest progress made by shipowners reducing their carbon and SOx emissions and ports providing environmental leadership to their tenants. Green Marine member companies continued to raise the bar with the latest results showing a global score of 2.9 in 2010, up from 2.5 in 2009. The global score in 2008, the first year of reporting, was 2.0.
A key goal of the Cap Sur 2020 plan is to minimize the impact of the port’s activities on the environment by improving the port’s interface with its urban surroundings.
Empire Stevedoring Co. ltd. reduces GHG and air pollutant emissions thanks to brand new high-performance equipment.
Federal Marine Terminals in Thorold, Ontario, a major operator of port cargo facilities in the Great Lakes region, has installed the Jellyfish fine sediment filter system as an integral part of its environmental protection plan. The system is being used to prevent untreated storm water run-off from entering nearby waters. FMT’s Thorold location houses a […]
With the expansion of industrial activities related to l’Aluminerie Alouette and the iron ore industry, the Port of Sept-Isles has (since 2004) supported rail infrastructure projects designed to connect the port with the North Shore rail network, and allow for the establishment of a ferry-rail service and a barge service for transporting alumimum (this now […]
The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) participated in Earth Hour 2010 to bring attention to the need for everyone to do their part in order to fight climate change. On Saturday, March 27, 2010, starting at 8:30 pm, the TPA turned off or dimed lights and shut down achinery that were not essential for security or […]
Quebec City, QC, Tuesday, June 13, 2018 – President and CEO of the Port of Cleveland, William D. Friedman, was elected chairman of the Green Marine’s Board of Directors following the corporation’s Annual General Meeting on May 31, during GreenTech 2018, in Vancouver B.C. Mr. Friedman has been sitting on the Green Marine Board since […]
Québec City, QC, June 12, 2018 – Green Marine and the Worldwide Network of Port Cities (AIVP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday to combine efforts to promote the social acceptability of ports. The agreement, signed at the conclusion of AIVP’s Annual General Meeting at the start of the organization’s 16th World Conference in Quebec […]
Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, May 31, 2018 – Green Marine, the premier environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry, noted continued improvement in the sustainability of its existing participants in 2017 as it also welcomed new members to the reporting framework. “We’re really pleased with how well our participants have fared given the additional challenges […]
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