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October 5, 2021

Chamber of Marine Commerce supports ICS 2050 net-zero emissions goal as realistic

The global maritime industry has tabled a bold plan to double down on reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has presented the International Maritime Organization (IMO) with urgent necessary measures to be adopted at the government level to achieve a new target of net-zero emissions by 2050. The IMO’s current […]

Chamber of Marine Commerce supports ICS 2050 net-zero emissions goal as realistic
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Interferry calls on governments and ports to help with electrification infrastructure
October 4, 2021

Interferry calls on governments and ports to help with electrification infrastructure

Climate change and COVID-19 were among the challenges discussed at Interferry’s 45th Annual Conference in early October attended by more than 300 delegates. The CEOs of ferry companies from eight nations in Europe and the Americas took part in panel discussions that largely focused on how to reduce GHG emissions over the next decade. A […]

Several Green Marine participants recognized for their environmental efforts
September 26, 2021

Several Green Marine participants recognized for their environmental efforts

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) presented its new and renamed Lighthouse Awards during its annual conference is Austin, Texas, in late September. The new awards recognize the programs and projects by ports that stand out as beacons of excellence within the maritime industry in terms of Communications, Environment, Facilities Engineering, and Information Technology, […]

A new underwater research station to analyse ship noise in Quebec
September 24, 2021

A new underwater research station to analyse ship noise in Quebec

The Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (ISMER-UQAR) and Innovation maritime, which is a Green Marine partner, have deployed an underwater research station to advance the knowledge about noise from ships in order to reduce it and improve the coexistence between maritime transportation activities and marine life. Designed and built by two Green […]

Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards 2021
September 21, 2021

Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards 2021

The International Windship Association is presenting for the second time its Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards, recognizing the best sustainable options for the world’s commercial shipping fleet. The awards seek to highlight projects, technological innovations and/or key organizations or individuals making a real difference in advancing wind propulsion as a low carbon transportation option. While the […]

IWSA begins testing the use of sails on large ships
August 29, 2021

IWSA begins testing the use of sails on large ships

After positive results from its latest pilot projects involving smaller vessels, the International Windship Association (IWSA) has announced that shipowners are testing different types of wind propulsion on larger vessels, such as cargo ships and tankers, to reduce fuel costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. IWSA currently has about 15 wind propulsion installations on the […]

American Maritime Podcast receiving Green Marine on Earth Day
April 22, 2021

American Maritime Podcast receiving Green Marine on Earth Day

Earth Day was highlighted in part by the American Maritime Partnership podcast, which took the opportunity to host a representative from Green Marine to discuss sustainability efforts in the U.S. maritime industry. For the occasion, Jennifer Carpenter, President and CEO of the American Waterways Operators and host of this podcast episode, was joined by Dr. […]

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Summer 2021
  • The zero-emission challenge
  • New! The North Atlantic Advisory Committee
  • Satellite whale tracking
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