Industry success stories

October 15, 2021

Logistec begins using new eco-efficient electric crane at the Port of Montreal

The Logistec Stevedoring bulk and breakbulk terminal at the Port of Montreal recently celebrated the delivery of a brand-new eco-efficient Gottwald Model 7 Mobile Electric Harbour Crane manufactured by Finnish industry leader Konecranes. The welcomed addition to Logistec’s fleet of high-quality equipment will not only significantly improve cargo-handling efficiency but run more quietly and cleanly […]

Logistec begins using new eco-efficient electric crane at the Port of Montreal
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Billions invested to achieve Valero’s best environmental performance ever in 2020
October 5, 2021

Billions invested to achieve Valero’s best environmental performance ever in 2020

Valero, the world’s second largest renewable diesel and ethanol producer, had its best environmental performance to date in 2020, according to its recently published Stewardship & Responsibility Report for the year. “We are on track to achieve our plan to reduce/offset 63% of global refining greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2025 through existing board-approved projects, […]

Port of Montreal seeks to make itself better known to the public
September 30, 2021

Port of Montreal seeks to make itself better known to the public

The Port of Montreal has launched its Anchored in the City communications campaign to highlight the importance of the port’s role in the daily lives of the city’s residents. In addition to annually handling thousands of tonnes of products, materials and primary resources, the port also plays a liaison role between Quebec and Canadian importers […]

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, […]

New report on the opportunities to improve environmental performance in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence maritime transport system
September 21, 2021

New report on the opportunities to improve environmental performance in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence maritime transport system

Green Marine delivered its final report to the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers (GSGP) on green shipping’s best practices. This study focuses on environmental issues prioritized by the GSGP. The report includes: a survey of maritime transportation’s best environmental management practices and the new technologies recently implemented by Green Marine […]

Unique research on CO2 capture by eelgrass to be led by the Port of San Diego
September 3, 2021

Unique research on CO2 capture by eelgrass to be led by the Port of San Diego

The Port of San Diego is conducting a study on the capacity of San Diego Bay’s eelgrass to provide a natural means of capturing and storing carbon dioxide (CO2). This project is among the unique carbon storage research that the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) is supporting in the amount of $150,000 through its Marine Environmental […]

Long-term underwater noise management plan released by BC Ferries
September 3, 2021

Long-term underwater noise management plan released by BC Ferries

BC Ferries is aiming to reduce its overall underwater radiated noise (URN) by half with its new long-term management plan. The 50% reduction is a major goal considering there currently are no limiting standards for URN emissions from Transport Canada (TC) or the International Maritime Organization (IMO). By 2022, BC Ferries plans to have six […]

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