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April 3, 2019

A 5th Dual-Fuel / LNG Oil Tanker for Desgagnés

Desgagnés announced the acquisition of a 5th dual-fuel (diesel/LNG) oil/chemical tanker, the M/T Fure Vinga, soon to be renamed M/T GAÏA DESGAGNÉS. Able to sail worldwide, she will primarily carry refined petroleum products on the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence, the Arctic and the East coasts of Canada and the United States. Recently built in […]

A 5th Dual-Fuel / LNG Oil Tanker for Desgagnés
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Petro-Nav achieved the ICI on recycle + Elite certification
March 14, 2019

Petro-Nav achieved the ICI on recycle + Elite certification

Petro-Nav, a subsidiary of Groupe Desgagnés, has achieved the ICI on recycle + Elite certification, the program’s highest level of recognition. Created in 2003, ICI on recycle + recognizes the efforts made by industries, commercial enterprises and institutions that responsibly manage their residual materials using initiatives based on the 4R hierarchy (Reduce at source, Reuse, […]

Ports of Indiana expands its Green Marine membership
February 22, 2019

Ports of Indiana expands its Green Marine membership

Established in 1961, the Ports of Indiana is a statewide port authority operating three ports on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan: Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville, and Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon. Ideally situated on two major North American freight transportation arteries – the Great Lakes and the Inland Waterway System – the […]

The Port of Vancouver expands its noise reduction criteria
February 12, 2019

The Port of Vancouver expands its noise reduction criteria

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has expanded its industry-leading EcoAction Program to encourage ships that call on the Port of Vancouver to quiet the waters for the endangered whale population along the southern coast of British Columbia. Effective January 1, 2019, the port authority increased the number of underwater noise-reducing options and updated the air […]

New environmental fund launched by the Port of Trois-Rivières 
February 11, 2019

New environmental fund launched by the Port of Trois-Rivières 

The Trois-Rivières Port Authority has launched a new environment fund as part of its On Course for 2030 plan. The new fund along with an innovation fund represent a total investment of $2.5 million over five years by the port authority. In the spirit of sustainable development, the environment fund aims to support investments in […]

Port of Prince Rupert funds salmon rehabilitation
January 9, 2019

Port of Prince Rupert funds salmon rehabilitation

The Prince Rupert Port Authority launched an initiative to support salmon enhancement in the Skeena River watershed. The program dedicates $1 million from PRPA’s Community Investment Fund to specifically partner with local organizations on projects that increase salmon stock productivity and the maintenance and rehabilitation of critical habitat in the Skeena River watershed. The program […]

November 30, 2018

Port of Vancouver now has more plug-in power!

Through the Shore Power Technology for Ports program, the Government of Canada and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) each contributed $3.5 million towards the Centerm electrical shore power facility. The project’s completion at DP World’s Centerm container terminal permits ships to shut down their diesel engines while at berth and connect instead to an […]

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November 2018
  • Vast GHG emissions reduction on IMO horizon
  • Washington State Ferries plies cleaner future
  • WWF-Canada’s President discusses supporter role