Advancing environmental excellence

Green Marine is the leading environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. It is a voluntary initiative that helps its participants to improve their environmental performance beyond regulations. Green Marine targets key environmental issues related to air, water and soil quality, and community relations.


Members in Green Marine's network


Self-evaluations submitted in 2022


GreenTech editions


Indicators targeting key issues

The certification process

To receive their certification, participants must assess their environmental performance annually, submit to an external verification, agree to publish their individual results, and commit to a process of continual improvement.

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A collaborative approach

Regional and multisectoral involvement is at the heart of Green Marine. Environmental issues are identified and addressed in collaboration with industry, governments, academia and environmental groups. This approach permits informed decisions to be made based on consensus.


A North American scope

Discover the results of all the participants based on the program’s rigorous criteria.

Performance indicators

Green Marine’s essence is its comprehensive environmental program that facilitates participants adopting concrete actions to measurably reduce their environmental footprint.

A vast network

Green Marine also brings together maritime associations that act as program ambassadors, and partners that offer products, services and technologies to support the participants in their environmental efforts.


For more than 12 years, the environmental certification program has proven its effectiveness and ability to guide its participants on the way to sustainable maritime transportation.

What's new ?


29 September 2022

Marha Conseil is the latest partner of the European and North American programs

Marha Conseil specializes in maritime and transportation law and logistics. The consulting firm provides expert advice, awareness building and training on the circular...
  • Green Marine Europe
23 September 2022

Fincantieri Marinette Marine joins Wisconsin’s Green Tier program

Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) has become a Tier 1 participant in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Green Tier Program...
  • Industry success stories
21 September 2022

Port of San Diego signs pioneer agreement with U.S. Navy to advance electrification projects

The groundbreaking federal/state initiative will provide millions of dollars to further electrification projects for both the naval base and the port.
  • Industry success stories

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