Industry success stories

January 13, 2022

Last of six Island Class ferries ordered by BC Ferries arrives safely

BC Ferries took delivery as scheduled in December 2021 of the last of the six newly built Island Class ferries. This sixth eco-efficient vessel was officially named Island Gwawis at Victoria’s Point Hope Maritime Shipyard in Victoria, British Columbia, on January 11. The name, which means ‘raven of the sea,’ was chosen in consultation with […]

Last of six Island Class ferries ordered by BC Ferries arrives safely
All news
B.C. whales benefit from a 5th year of voluntary efforts through ECHO to reduce noise
January 12, 2022

B.C. whales benefit from a 5th year of voluntary efforts through ECHO to reduce noise

The ECHO Program, spearheaded by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, has completed its fifth and longest-running season of voluntary initiatives to quantifiably reduce underwater noise that can affect at-risk whales and other marine species. Participation in all three initiatives exceeded 80% again this year. The voluntarily slowdown of vessels in the Haro Straight and Boundary […]

New biofuel developed by Sterling Fuels for marine and other transport from vegetable oil
January 11, 2022

New biofuel developed by Sterling Fuels for marine and other transport from vegetable oil

Sterling Fuels, based in Windsor, Ontario, has broadened the types of fuel it provides the maritime industry by successfully developing a new biofuel. The biofuel primarily created from the vegetable oil recycled from fast food restaurants offers an interim solution to the maritime industry on the way to becoming a net-zero carbon emitter by 2050. […]

Two Green Marine ports launch incentive programs to promote industry’s sustainability
December 15, 2021

Two Green Marine ports launch incentive programs to promote industry’s sustainability

Port Milwaukee’s new StewardSHIP initiative offers a discount on dockage charges to port customers that take sustainable action to reduce their environmental footprint. To obtain a credit, ship owners must be a certified participant in the Green Marine program, as well as satisfy various performance indicators that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability. Ship owners […]

Port of Seattle commits $5 million to Seattle Aquarium for ocean sustainability
December 14, 2021

Port of Seattle commits $5 million to Seattle Aquarium for ocean sustainability

With a shared vision about the future of ocean sustainability, the Port of Seattle and the Seattle Aquarium have announced a partnership to protect the marine environment. The Port is investing a total of $5 million over five years for the Aquarium’s new Ocean Pavilion, which is scheduled to open in 2023. The funding will […]

CSL successfully completes world’s largest biofuel tests
December 10, 2021

CSL successfully completes world’s largest biofuel tests

In late November, the CSL Group concluded the world’s longest trials of B100 biodiesel’s use in marine engines, accumulating nearly 30,000 running hours. The tests carried out on half of CSL’s Canadian fleet resulted in a 23% total C02 fleet lifecycle reduction when compared to marine gas oil (MGO) use. Testing involved using 100% bio-content […]

Énergir’s 100th LNG refuelling at the Port of Quebec
December 10, 2021

Énergir’s 100th LNG refuelling at the Port of Quebec

On Dec. 3rd, Énergir completed its 100th liquified natural gas (LNG) ship bunkering at the Port of Quebec. These 100 bunkers made it possible to supply LNG to five vessels owned by Groupe Desgagnés, a Quebec ship owner participating in Green Marine. Groupe Desgagnés is committed to implementing an LNG bunkering system as marine fuel […]

The Green Wave

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.

See all
Summer 2021
  • The zero-emission challenge
  • New! The North Atlantic Advisory Committee
  • Satellite whale tracking
Tweets by GMarine_AVerte