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June 20, 2019

Desgagnés christens its two sister dual-fuel/LNG tankers

Close to 500 persons gathered today, at the Port of Quebec to assist to Groupe Desgagnés christening of its state-of-the-art, new-generation tankers the Rossi A. Desgagnés and the Paul A. Desgagnés. They are the last in a series of four custom-built tankers, based on an…

Desgagnés christens its two sister dual-fuel/LNG tankers
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Participants help to obtain new research vessel to study marine animals
June 6, 2019

Participants help to obtain new research vessel to study marine animals

Two Green Marine participants, Fednav and QSL, have together helped to support marine mammal research. On June 6, 2019, a QSL cargo ship unloaded a Targa boat named the Indigo Riff in Sorel, Quebec. The Indigo Riff will be the new research vessel for the Mignan Islands Cetaceans Study (MICS) in the St. Lawrence River. […]

LOGISTEC and Waterson Terminal Services partner to provide services at the Port of Providence
June 6, 2019

LOGISTEC and Waterson Terminal Services partner to provide services at the Port of Providence

Two Green Marine participants, LOGISTEC and Waterson Terminal Services, entered into a cargo handling operational agreement at the Port of Providence (ProvPort) in Rhode Island to provide marine services at New England’s premiere deep-water facility. The companies specialize in handling varied cargo, including bulk commodities, steel, lumber, general cargo and wind energy components. Their agreement brings […]

Green Marine holds course as it expands participation and priorities
June 6, 2019

Green Marine holds course as it expands participation and priorities

Green Marine, the leading environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry, released the results of its participants’ sustainability efforts in 2018 at the organization’s annual GreenTech conference…

Expanded voluntary ship slowdown through Haro Strait and Boundary Pass as part of ECHO trial
June 4, 2019

Expanded voluntary ship slowdown through Haro Strait and Boundary Pass as part of ECHO trial

Underwater noise from ships can interfere with the ability of whales to hunt, navigate and communicate. Slowing a ship down can reduce that noise. Since 2017, the ECHO Program led by the Port of Vancouver has undertaken vessel slowdown studies and other research to help inform the development and implementation of measures that reduce the […]

Port NOLA receives an award for its environmental engagement
May 30, 2019

Port NOLA receives an award for its environmental engagement

The State of Louisiana has recognized the Port of New Orleans for its environmental management system (EMS). Port NOLA is a recipient of one of the 2019 Environmental Leadership Program Awards, which recognize projects that contribute to environmental quality improvement and exemplify environmental leadership…

New partnership announced by LOGISTEC and Tree Canada
May 28, 2019

New partnership announced by LOGISTEC and Tree Canada

LOGISTEC has launched a tree planting initiative in partnership with Tree Canada to leave a lasting legacy for generations to come. A ceremonial tree planting celebration on May 28, 2019, kicked off the partnership that will see more than 50 trees planted in Contrecœur, Québec – a key community for LOGISTEC. In collaboration with Mayor Maud Allaire […]

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