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June 19, 2020

Washington State Ferries orders ABB hybrid-electric vessels

The newest fleet additions to the Washington State Ferries will be powered by ABB hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage systems. ABB (a Green Marine partner) has partnered with the American shipbuilding company Vigor Fab LLC to equip the Olympic Class ferries. Scheduled for 2024 delivery, the new vessels will be able to fully operate on […]

Washington State Ferries orders ABB hybrid-electric vessels
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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 […]

Atlantic Towing helps a B.C. community college to purchase a state-of-the-art simulator
March 20, 2020

Atlantic Towing helps a B.C. community college to purchase a state-of-the-art simulator

Camosun College, a community college in Victoria, British Columbia, is set to get a new state-of-the-art marine simulator with the help of $700,000 in funding from the J.D. Irving company Atlantic Towing Limited (ATL). ATL has arranged for the funding to be provided over a three-year period by another Irving company, Irving Shipbuilding, Inc. (ISI), […]

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June 2020
  • Montreal Port Authority’s Sylvie Vachon redefines environmental leadership
  • Green Marine Europe is launched!
  • Cleaner fuel considerations
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