Industry success stories

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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Desgagnés and the Marine Mammals Research Network team up again
June 1, 2016

Desgagnés and the Marine Mammals Research Network team up again

Groupe Desgagnés and the Marine Mammals Research Network (le Réseau d’observation des mammifères marins – ROMM) have renewed their partnership. Groupe Desgagnés initially participated last year in a data collection program on cetaceans led by the research organization. Based on this successful first year of collaboration, Groupe Désgagnés has encouraged the crews aboard 18 of […]

May 26, 2016

New terminal in Detroit joins Green Marine

The Waterfront Petroleum Terminal Company is part of Warner Petroleum Corporation. The company, based at the Port of Detroit, markets, handles and transports petroleum products throughout the Great Lakes region, and services commercial marine, governmental, construction and manufacturing enterprises.

BC Ferries to convert two vessels to cleaner fuel
April 1, 2016

BC Ferries to convert two vessels to cleaner fuel

BC Ferries has awarded a $140 million contract to Remontowa Ship Repair in Gdansk, Poland to convert two of its spirit class vessels to operate on liquefied natural gas or diesel.  The conversion which is expects to be completed in 2019 will reduce BC Ferries CO2 emissions by 12,000 tonnes annually. Fortis BC Energy Inc. is […]

Port Metro Vancouver recognized as a sustainability leader
March 31, 2016

Port Metro Vancouver recognized as a sustainability leader

Port Metro Vancouver once again recognized as a responsible leader in sustainability by Corporate Knights. For the third year in a row, Port Metro Vancouver has been ranked among Corporate Knights’ 2016 Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada. The methodology for the ranking takes into account 12 key performance indicators covering management of resources, […]

Water levels integrated into the St-Lawrence Global Observatory’s “Marine Conditions” application
March 22, 2016

Water levels integrated into the St-Lawrence Global Observatory’s “Marine Conditions” application

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and the St. Lawrence Global Observatory (SLGO) have greatly improved the Marine Conditions application on the SLGO’s web portal, a valued source of information for marine industry players, by integrating data on water levels from the Canadian Hydrographic Service of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The SLGO web portal, and more […]

Fednav to add four more bulk carriers to its Great Lakes fleet
March 11, 2016

Fednav to add four more bulk carriers to its Great Lakes fleet

Fednav has ordered four more dry bulk carriers from Oshima shipyard, in Japan. The vessels are scheduled to join Fednav’s fleet in 2018. To this day, Fednav has 15 vessels on order, of which 9 will be owned and operated (8 lakers and one Supramax) and 6 to be dedicated to long term chartering (3 lakers, […]

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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