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October 8, 2020

Green Marine Europe’s very first laureates: Towards an ecological transition of maritime transportation

Paris, October 8, 2020 – Six months after the introduction of Green Marine Europe, Surfrider Foundation Europe and Green Marine are delighted to present the first-ever laureates of this new environmental label. Six European ship owners renowned within the maritime transportation sector have joined Green Marine Europe to earn this label and commit to a […]

Green Marine Europe’s very first laureates: Towards an ecological transition of maritime transportation
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100th LNG refueling at the Port of Montreal
August 26, 2020

100th LNG refueling at the Port of Montreal

The Port of Montreal has celebrated the 100th bunkering of a ship with liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its docks. The Gaïa Desgagnés, the most recent addition to the Desgagnés fleet of LNG-powered vessels, was bunkered with LNG on August 25th. Installed in 2017 in collaboration with Énergir, this safe and flexible LNG bunkering system […]

Canada Steamship Lines sells self-unloader for green recycling
August 14, 2020

Canada Steamship Lines sells self-unloader for green recycling

After a long and productive 41-year career with the Canada Steamship Lines fleet, the 35,656 DWT self-unloader MV Salarium has been decommissioned. The long-serving vessel reached the end of her usable life earlier this year and will be dismantled at a green ship recycling yard in accordance with local legislation, international conventions, CSL’s Ship Recycling […]

Port of Seattle finalizes $800,000 in funding for Miller Creek restoration
August 12, 2020

Port of Seattle finalizes $800,000 in funding for Miller Creek restoration

The Port of Seattle Commission has approved an interlocal agreement to restore a segment of Miller Creek in Burien and SeaTac. The Port of Seattle will contribute $800,000 towards a $3.5-million joint project that will help replace a failing culvert and create 450 feet (137 metres) of new salmon habitat on port property along Des […]

New Swiftsure Bank voluntary slowdown began August 1
August 11, 2020

New Swiftsure Bank voluntary slowdown began August 1

Led by the Port of Vancouver, the ECHO Program’s new voluntary ship slowdown trial for outbound ships at Swiftsure Bank started August 1 and will continue through October 31, 2020. Southern resident killer whales have been observed at Swiftsure Bank throughout the year, but in greater numbers during the summer months. Large commercial ships transiting […]

The Port of Halifax releases its 2018-2019 sustainability report
August 3, 2020

The Port of Halifax releases its 2018-2019 sustainability report

The Halifax Port Authority (HPA) has published its 2018-2019 Sustainability Report on its website. This second report shows the progress made at the Port of Halifax since 2017 while also highlighting the areas that the HPA is continuing to work at improving. Defining sustainability as a balance of economics, community integration and the environment, the […]

WSF launches Ferry system electrification webpage
July 31, 2020

WSF launches Ferry system electrification webpage

News about Washington State Ferries’ ferry system electrification project can be found on their brand new webpage! WSF just launched the page for the latest on the hybrid-electric conversion of their Jumbo Mark II class vessels, construction of their first hybrid-electric Olympic Class vessel and their other efforts to be greener and ready for a future […]

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June 2020
  • Montreal Port Authority’s Sylvie Vachon redefines environmental leadership
  • Green Marine Europe is launched!
  • Cleaner fuel considerations
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