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December 7, 2021

Community and environment figure prominently in new Port of Everett budget

The Port of Everett will spend approximately $16.8 million toward environmental remediation and public access projects over the next three years to continue to evolve a vibrant and sustainably balanced working waterfront. Some 81 projects in all form part of the $89-million overall budget approved in mid-November. The budget covers 2022 operating expenses as well […]

Community and environment figure prominently in new Port of Everett budget
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Vancouver-Fraser Port Authority releases its 2020 Sustainability Report
October 18, 2021

Vancouver-Fraser Port Authority releases its 2020 Sustainability Report

The 2020 Sustainability Report issued by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) discusses the greatest economic, environmental and social impacts of Port of Vancouver operations and the VFPA’s initiatives to address them. It focuses on 10 areas that represent the largest sustainability challenges and opportunities related to the port’s activities. These are regrouped under three […]

Green Marine participants join forces to carry out major riverbank cleanup in Montreal
October 17, 2021

Green Marine participants join forces to carry out major riverbank cleanup in Montreal

Several Green Marine participants collaborated on a clean-up of the St. Lawrence River shoreline in Arthur-Therrien Park in Montreal’s Verdun district on Oct. 17th. The initiative was carried out by employees of Fednav, the Port of Montreal, Urgence Marine, Kildair Service ULC, as well as Jeunesse maritime de Montréal/Youth of Shipping. The volunteers prevented 93 […]

Logistec begins using new eco-efficient electric crane at the Port of Montreal
October 15, 2021

Logistec begins using new eco-efficient electric crane at the Port of Montreal

The Logistec Stevedoring bulk and breakbulk terminal at the Port of Montreal recently celebrated the delivery of a brand-new eco-efficient Gottwald Model 7 Mobile Electric Harbour Crane manufactured by Finnish industry leader Konecranes. The welcomed addition to Logistec’s fleet of high-quality equipment will not only significantly improve cargo-handling efficiency but run more quietly and cleanly […]

Billions invested to achieve Valero’s best environmental performance ever in 2020
October 5, 2021

Billions invested to achieve Valero’s best environmental performance ever in 2020

Valero, the world’s second largest renewable diesel and ethanol producer, had its best environmental performance to date in 2020, according to its recently published Stewardship & Responsibility Report for the year. “We are on track to achieve our plan to reduce/offset 63% of global refining greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2025 through existing board-approved projects, […]

Port of Montreal seeks to make itself better known to the public
September 30, 2021

Port of Montreal seeks to make itself better known to the public

The Port of Montreal has launched its Anchored in the City communications campaign to highlight the importance of the port’s role in the daily lives of the city’s residents. In addition to annually handling thousands of tonnes of products, materials and primary resources, the port also plays a liaison role between Quebec and Canadian importers […]

Several Green Marine participants recognized for their environmental efforts
September 26, 2021

Several Green Marine participants recognized for their environmental efforts

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) presented its new and renamed Lighthouse Awards during its annual conference is Austin, Texas, in late September. The new awards recognize the programs and projects by ports that stand out as beacons of excellence within the maritime industry in terms of Communications, Environment, Facilities Engineering, and Information Technology, […]

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