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May 29, 2020

Haro Strait and Boundary Pass slowdowns for whales may begin as early as June 1st

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s ECHO Program promotes voluntary slowdowns in Haro Straight and Boundary Pass to significantly reduce underwater noise from vessels. Research shows that reduced noise makes it easier for the endangered Southern resident killer whales to forage. Marine mammal observers and hydrophones will begin monitoring the slowdown area on June 1st. As […]

Haro Strait and Boundary Pass slowdowns for whales may begin as early as June 1st
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Fednav joins the Getting to Zero Coalition
May 6, 2020

Fednav joins the Getting to Zero Coalition

Green Marine participant Fednav has joined The Getting to Zero Coalition. The coalition’s goal is to have commercially viable Zero Emission Vessels (ZEVs) operating along deep-sea trade routes by 2030, supported by the necessary infrastructure for scalable net zero-carbon energy sources, including production, distribution, storage and bunkering. The alliance consists of more than 130 private […]

Construction of the Fairview-Ridley Connector Corridor reaches a milestone
May 5, 2020

Construction of the Fairview-Ridley Connector Corridor reaches a milestone

The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) announced the 20% completion of the Fairview-Ridley Connector Corridor project at the end of April. The five-kilometre (3.1-mile) road between DP World’s Fairview Container Terminal and Ridley Island will eliminate container truck traffic through the community of Prince Rupert. The new direct road owned by the PRPA will also […]

EPA grant will help the Port of Corpus Christi to collect waterborne trash
May 4, 2020

EPA grant will help the Port of Corpus Christi to collect waterborne trash

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority has tentatively been awarded a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to procure and deploy trash-skimming technology for collecting fugitive refuse in the Salt Flats Ditch near Nueces Bay. Providing drainage for an urbanized watershed in the City of Corpus Christi, the Salt Flats Ditch regularly becomes […]

Habitat restoration by the Port of Seattle moves forward on the Duwamish River
April 30, 2020

Habitat restoration by the Port of Seattle moves forward on the Duwamish River

The Port of Seattle Commission has approved the construction a new 13.5-acre (5.4-hectare) Duwamish River Park with 2,500 linear feet (762 metres) of shoreline. The Terminal 117 Habitat Restoration and Duwamish Shoreline Access Project will create upland habitat and restore priority habitat for Chinook salmon and other imperiled species in the Duwamish River. In addition […]

The Port of Seattle helps to study blue carbon restoration benefits
April 24, 2020

The Port of Seattle helps to study blue carbon restoration benefits

Blue carbon – the ability of marine plants to sequester carbon from seawater and transfer it into sediment – will be the focus of new research involving the Port of Seattle. The port’s commissioners have approved agreements with the Washington State departments of Ecology and of Natural Resources for its Smith Cove Blue Carbon Project. […]

Port of Sept-Îles and INREST welcome a research icebreaker
April 3, 2020

Port of Sept-Îles and INREST welcome a research icebreaker

The Port of Sept-Îles and the Northern Institute for Research in Environment and Occupational Health and Safety (INREST) welcomed the Canadian Coast Guard’s research icebreaker Amundsen in early March. The Amundsen harbours the Odyssée Saint-Laurent research program’s third winter oceanography mission, collecting strategically important data on the St. Lawrence Estuary’s ecosystem during winter months. On March 6th, lead […]

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