Industry success stories

August 12, 2019

$18.5-million federal grant obtained by the Port of Montreal

The Port of Montreal announced it is receiving an $18.5-million grant from Transport Canada’s National Fund for Trade Corridors for its project to improve cargo mobility. The $37-million project will increase the port’s capacity, efficiency, and safety by reducing wait times and bottlenecks for container transport, which will also result in reduced greenhouse gas emissions […]

$18.5-million federal grant obtained by the Port of Montreal
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The Port of San Diego sets a new – bike – path towards sustainability
July 30, 2019

The Port of San Diego sets a new – bike – path towards sustainability

At the Port of San Diego, the board of port commissioners has award a $4.3-million contract to 3-D Enterprises to construct the port’s Sweetwater Bicycle Path and Promenade project. The company based in San Diego is set to begin work in August. The port has also approved a pilot project by a Blue Economy incubator […]

A third new hybrid tug for the Great Lakes Towing Company
July 24, 2019

A third new hybrid tug for the Great Lakes Towing Company

The newly constructed Tug Michigan is the third in a series of five harbour tugs that the Great Lakes Shipyard is building for Great Lakes Towing. Powered by highly efficient Tier III diesel engines with a hybrid propulsion system, the tug can operate exclusively on electric power while idling…

The Northwest Seaport Alliance earns environmental recognition
July 19, 2019

The Northwest Seaport Alliance earns environmental recognition

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) earned Inbound Logistics Magazine’s 75 Green Supply Chain Partner honours for the third consecutive year. One of six U.S. port authorities selected, the NWSA was recognized for its efforts to reduce seaport-related emissions through its Clean Truck Program, the installation of shore power at terminals, retrofitted cargo-handling equipment, and by […]

Seaspan contributes to Pacific salmon restoration
July 18, 2019

Seaspan contributes to Pacific salmon restoration

Seaspan has announced a $25,000 contribution to the Pacific Salmon Foundation’s Community Salmon Program. The funds will go toward a multi-phase project in Lower Mosquito Creek, spearheaded by the local community in the North Vancouver, British Columbia, area. The Pacific Salmon Foundation, which is a Green Marine supporter, will focus the restoration efforts on developing […]

Cleaning of the Louise Basin at the Port of Québec
July 18, 2019

Cleaning of the Louise Basin at the Port of Québec

A seasonal clean-up of the Louise Basin at the Port of Quebec took place July 18 in collaboration with Plongée Nautilus. A total of 80 divers and 50 volunteers gathered to collect waste from the bottom and the banks of the Louise Basin. They collected nearly a ton of garbage of all kinds, including tires, […]

Progress and precise sustainability goals outlined by Logistec
July 10, 2019

Progress and precise sustainability goals outlined by Logistec

Logistec Corporation’s 2018 Sustainability Report highlights the company’s achievements and strategies to establish congruent environmental, social and economic performance. The report issued in July clearly indicates Logistec’s progress within the Green Marine…

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