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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 […]

The Port of Halifax releases its 2018-2019 sustainability report
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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 […]

Ocean Wise recognizes BC Ferries and the BC Coast Pilots as top whale reporters
July 30, 2020

Ocean Wise recognizes BC Ferries and the BC Coast Pilots as top whale reporters

A Green Marine supporter, Ocean Wise has recognized two other Green Marine members as “top reporters” of 2019. British Columbia Ferry Services, a Green Marine participant, and British Columbia Coast Pilots Ltd., a Green Marine partner, are each cited among the small number of organizations for their leading efforts in reporting whale and other marine […]

BC Ferries receives the Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave Award again
July 23, 2020

BC Ferries receives the Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave Award again

On July 22nd, the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) honored five companies for their outstanding participation in its Green Wave environmental incentive program in 2019. They include past recipients COSCO, Maersk, and BC Ferries, as well as two new recipients – Ocean Network Express and Pacific Basin. BC Ferries qualifies for PRPA’s program through their […]

Port of Tacoma receives approval for environmental mitigation bank
July 21, 2020

Port of Tacoma receives approval for environmental mitigation bank

The Upper Clear Creek Mitigation Bank is the first mitigation bank approved at the Port of Tacoma and only the second joint wetland and fish conservation bank in the State of Washington. The bank received final approval June 24 from the state’s Department of Ecology, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and National Oceanic and […]

Two Green Marine participants receive environmental recognition
June 30, 2020

Two Green Marine participants receive environmental recognition

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) and Port Everglades – both participants in the Green Marine environmental certification program – are among Inbound Logistics Magazine’s 75 Green Supply Chain Partners. NWSA was recognized for various environmental initiatives. These include reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, using alternative fuels and energy sources, operating a reuse/recycling program, […]

Washington State Ferries orders ABB hybrid-electric vessels
June 19, 2020

Washington State Ferries orders ABB hybrid-electric vessels

The newest fleet additions to the Washington State Ferries will be powered by ABB hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage systems. ABB (a Green Marine partner) has partnered with the American shipbuilding company Vigor Fab LLC to equip the Olympic Class ferries. Scheduled for 2024 delivery, the new vessels will be able to fully operate on […]

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Green Marine’s newsletter is released every two months and presents all relevant information regarding the environmental program. It also showcases best practices and green initiatives.

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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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