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October 8, 2020

Green Marine Europe’s very first laureates: Towards an ecological transition of maritime transportation

Paris, October 8, 2020 – Six months after the introduction of Green Marine Europe, Surfrider Foundation Europe and Green Marine are delighted to present the first-ever laureates of this new environmental label. Six European ship owners renowned within the maritime transportation sector have joined Green Marine Europe to earn this label and commit to a […]

Green Marine Europe’s very first laureates: Towards an ecological transition of maritime transportation
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BC Ferries receives the Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave Award again
July 23, 2020

BC Ferries receives the Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave Award again

On July 22nd, the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) honored five companies for their outstanding participation in its Green Wave environmental incentive program in 2019. They include past recipients COSCO, Maersk, and BC Ferries, as well as two new recipients – Ocean Network Express and Pacific Basin. BC Ferries qualifies for PRPA’s program through their […]

Port of Tacoma receives approval for environmental mitigation bank
July 21, 2020

Port of Tacoma receives approval for environmental mitigation bank

The Upper Clear Creek Mitigation Bank is the first mitigation bank approved at the Port of Tacoma and only the second joint wetland and fish conservation bank in the State of Washington. The bank received final approval June 24 from the state’s Department of Ecology, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and National Oceanic and […]

Two Green Marine participants receive environmental recognition
June 30, 2020

Two Green Marine participants receive environmental recognition

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) and Port Everglades – both participants in the Green Marine environmental certification program – are among Inbound Logistics Magazine’s 75 Green Supply Chain Partners. NWSA was recognized for various environmental initiatives. These include reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, using alternative fuels and energy sources, operating a reuse/recycling program, […]

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

Green Marine 2019 performance results indicate unwavering commitment to a broader range of priorities
June 16, 2020

Green Marine 2019 performance results indicate unwavering commitment to a broader range of priorities

Quebec City, QC, June 16, 2020 – The Green Marine environmental certification has been issued for a 12th consecutive year to a steadily larger group of participants throughout North America based on their documented 2019 efforts to improve sustainability in maritime transportation. Each of these ship owners, port and Seaway authorities, terminal operators and shipyard […]

GHG reduction among the major environmental progress at the Port of Montreal
June 15, 2020

GHG reduction among the major environmental progress at the Port of Montreal

Released earlier this June, the Montreal Port Authority’s 2019 sustainable development report showed a continuous decrease over the previous seven years in the intensity of GHG emissions from MPA-specific activities per tonne of cargo handled. It also outlined the 145 sustainable development actions taken by the MPA in 2019, including measures to protect at-risk species, […]

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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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