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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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May 29, 2015

Port of Saguenay officially launches new intermodal rail yard

The new12-kilometre (7.4-mile) rail link and intermodal rail yard at the Port of Saguenay in Quebec will facilitate the transfer of goods from the railway network to ships docking at the Grand-Anse marine terminal. Traffic will be bi-directional. The rail link will provide shippers with additional transportation options, increase the efficiency and capacity of port […]

The Canadian Seaway honoured
May 28, 2015

The Canadian Seaway honoured

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) received today a prestigious award from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for developing the world’s first Hands-Free Mooring (HFM) System for ships transiting its locks. The Promising Innovation in Transport Award is given by the International Transport Forum at the OECD, an intergovernmental organization for the transport sector with 54 member countries.

May 15, 2015

The Port of Quebec involves the public in its new environmental process

The Quebec Port Authority seized the opportunity at its annual general meeting, earlier today, to unveil a new citizen participatory environmental process. The new approach has three obligatory components, namely: to inform the public and ensure their input in projects; to request an assessment of the environmental impacts of every project from an independent firm; and, to take into account the comments made by citizens and other interested parties.

Partnership between Groupe Desgagnés and the ROMM
May 5, 2015

Partnership between Groupe Desgagnés and the ROMM

Two Green Marine members join forces for the better knowledge of whales. Groupe Desgagnés is engaging in a data collection program on cetaceans led by the “Réseau d’observation de mammifères marins” (ROMM).

Algoma further renews its fleet
April 23, 2015

Algoma further renews its fleet

Algoma Central Corporation has signed contracts with a Croatian shipyard for the construction of two new Equinox Class 650-foot (198-metre) self-unloading dry-bulk lake freighters. The two new Equinox Class ships will serve a range of customers with a particular focus on industry shippers of salt and aggregates. The first ship is expected to enter service […]

Fednav leads the way with an innovative ballast water solution for the Great Lakes
April 15, 2015

Fednav leads the way with an innovative ballast water solution for the Great Lakes

Twelve BallastAce ballast water treatment systems developed by JFE Engineering in Japan have been ordered by Fednav to equip its vessels currently under construction. The purchase order makes Fednav the first shipping company in Canada and on the Great Lakes to announce the installation of a ballast water treatment system well before the regulatory requirement.

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Green Marine’s newsletter is released every two months and presents all relevant information regarding the environmental program. It also showcases best practices and green initiatives.

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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