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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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Kinder Morgan’s Westridge Marine Terminal Joins Green Marine’s voluntary Environmental Program

May 30, 2013

Kinder Morgan’s Westridge Marine Terminal, located in Burnaby, B.C. within Port Metro Vancouver, joins Green Marine in order to benchmark and commit to continuous improvement in the terminal’s environmental performance.

Fednav increases its Great Lakes fleet

May 30, 2013

Fednav Limited has announced the addition of six new vessels to its fleet. The environmentally advanced vessels will be built in Japan and will add substantial capacity to its Great Lakes fleet. Sharing the environmental characteristics of the previous six lakers ordered by Fednav, they will use 28% less fuel and produce 28% less emissions […]

Port of Québec consolidates approach to sustainable development

May 29, 2013

The Québec Port Authority (QPA) took another important step in terms of its sustainable development by entrusting the development of a strategy to Johanne Gélinas of the firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton. Gélinas previously held the position of Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development within the Canadian government, and was a commissioner at the […]

Improved shore access in Trois-Rivières

May 15, 2013

The Trois-Rivières Port Authority inaugurated the Hector-Louis Langevin Park in May. The park represents an investment of almost $575,000. The project is part of the port’s On Course for 2020 strategic plan and the city’s urban development plan. It has involved transforming a parking lot into a new green space, as well as a commitment […]

Back to school for Green Marine

May 3, 2013

The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) has been working with its local school district to develop a series of lessons related to port activities. The various lessons will fit into the school curriculum for students from kindergarten through Grade 12. The lessons are focusing on four themes with one of them being the environment. An environmental […]

CSL implements eco-friendly document shredding

May 3, 2013

By participating in the Shred-it Tree Protection program, the CSL Group saved 222 trees from being cut in 2012. All of the collected paper is shredded, baled and then recycled. Every tonne of recycled paper uses 64% less energy, 50% less water and causes 74% less air pollution than the same quantity of paper from […]

Squamish Terminals Joins Green Marine

April 8, 2013

Squamish Terminals (SQT), a B.C. deep-water, break-bulk terminal, has signed on as a participant to Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.

Port of Seattle first US West Coast port to join Green Marine Environmental Program

April 3, 2013

Port of Seattle, a leader among U.S. ports for environmental stewardship and energy efficiency, has signed-on as a participant in Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America. Port of Seattle becomes the first U.S. port outside of the Great Lakes region to join Green Marine.

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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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May 2018
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