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June 18, 2018

GreenTech 2018: a huge success!

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 […]

GreenTech 2018: a huge success!

Énergia Awards: A Double Coup for Aluminerie Alouette

October 15, 2010

Aluminerie Alouette was honoured at the 19th annual Énergia Awards in Montreal on November 13th, winning two trophies in the Integrated Management and Transport categories. The company transported 220,000 tonnes of aluminum ingots on the Alouette Spirit in 2007 (a barge which launched in 2005), thereby alleviating congestion along route 138 and reducing greenhouse gas […]

Croisières AML Treats its Waste Water at Sea

October 15, 2010

Croisières AML, Premier Tech Environmental and the naval architecture firm NAVTECH have implemented a unique and promising waste water treatment system. First of all, a primary treatment process separates liquids from solids, with the latter retained in a reservoir and the former flowing into the treatment system, where large amounts of bacteria nourish themselves on […]

Fednav and CSL Take an Additional Step for the Environment

October 15, 2010

Two Green Marine participants, Fednav and CSL Group, showed again their leadership in environmental matters this week. For its part, Fednav made the decision to communicate its environmental policy to the public, with a view to demonstrating its commitment to the environment in all areas where it does business. Meanwhile, CSL Group publicly communicated both […]

The Port of Montreal Opens its Doors to the Public

October 15, 2010

The Montreal Port Authority held a very successful open house on August 31st. Entitled “Port in Your City”, the event provided the general public with an opportunity to discover the port’s facilities, visit port areas that are not normally accessible to the public, and better understand the strategic and economic importance of the port’s activities. […]

Green Marine receives international award

July 8, 2011

Green Marine received the prestigious Sustainable Shipping Award for Green Shipping Initiative of the Year for 2011 at the gala presentations held yesterday evening at the Radisson Blu Hotel in London, England. The award celebrates and rewards the important work that is going on worldwide to assist the marine industry in improving environmental efficiency.

Air Emissions Inventory at the Port of Montreal

October 15, 2010

The Montreal Port Authority is carrying out an inventory of the air emissions linked to its activities. This study, which is being done in collaboration with Transport Canada, Environment Canada and Green Marine, will establish an inventory of all emission sources related to cargo handling equipment and to rail, truck, ship and tug activity. The […]

Green Marine welcomes first East Coast Port as a new member

June 13, 2011

The Port of Saint John, the largest and most diverse seaport in the Province of New Brunswick, today joined as a member of Green Marine’s environmental program.

CSL rolls up its leeves for the environment!

October 15, 2010

To mark the occasion of World Oceans Week, some thirty employees from CSL Group joined forces to clean the shores of Ile Charron, thereby demonstrating an exceptional commitment to both the environment and their community. The group cleaned approximately 2.2 kilometres of shoreline and collected more than 1,000 pounds of garbage. The trash, which was […]

News releases

Green Marine elects new Chairman of the Board

June 13, 2018

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 […]

Green Marine and AIVP sign a memorandum of understanding to promote the social acceptability of ports

June 12, 2018

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 […]

ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT SHOWS GREEN MARINE’S STEADY GROWTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP

May 31, 2018

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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May 2018
  • Curbing ocean plastic
  • Achieving urban harmony
  • Smaller ports playing big

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