Industry success stories

October 15, 2019

Coast to coast shoreline cleanup efforts

Many of Green Marine participants actively took part in The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup by organizing initiatives on International Shoreline Cleanup Day, or by supporting other local events with neighboring partners during the months of September and October. Here’s an overview of the various efforts by our members towards re-establishing cleaner waterfronts… the ones we […]

Coast to coast shoreline cleanup efforts
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CN praises five Green Marine participants for their sustainability leadership
September 9, 2019

CN praises five Green Marine participants for their sustainability leadership

On September 9th, CN recognized five Green Marine participants for their sustainability practices through its EcoConnexions Partnership Program, specifically: the Montreal Port Authority, the Port of Saint John, the Prince Rupert Port Authority, GCT Canada, and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. EcoConnexions spotlights companies that are committed to building a more sustainable future by reducing […]

A world’s first by Termont Montreal
September 9, 2019

A world’s first by Termont Montreal

Termont Montreal will be the world’s first port operator to convert its entire fleet of terminal vehicles into hybrid models. The LOGISTEC joint venture will convert 57 terminal tractors into diesel-electric hybrid vehicles equipped with automatic stop-start technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the Port of Montreal. The automatic stop-start technology is an electrical system that […]

It’s Green Port Month at San Diego
September 4, 2019

It’s Green Port Month at San Diego

The Port of San Diego is celebrating Green Port Month throughout September with various activities, including employee educational events and environmental awards. The port also sponsors a site cleanup with this year’s event scheduled for September 21. A highlight of Green Port Month is the annual Green Port Year in Review. This document outlines the […]

Fednav welcomes a new greener ship
August 29, 2019

Fednav welcomes a new greener ship

On August 29 Fednav took delivery of the Federal Montreal at the Oshima Shipyard in Japan. The Federal Montreal is a 34,500 DWT international ice-class bulk carrier. Built to trade in the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes, the vessel is certified by DNV GL and equipped with the latest environmental protection technology. Named in […]

BC Ferries supports thermal imaging whale research project
August 27, 2019

BC Ferries supports thermal imaging whale research project

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. is supporting a whale-related research project at Galiano Island with the installation of thermal-imaging cameras at its Sturdies Bay terminal. The project will help determine if automated thermal-imaging technology, when used in combination with visual and acoustic detection, can be a reliable and effective way to detect whales. The cameras […]

$18.5-million federal grant obtained by the Port of Montreal
August 12, 2019

$18.5-million federal grant obtained by the Port of Montreal

The Port of Montreal announced it is receiving an $18.5-million grant from Transport Canada’s National Fund for Trade Corridors for its project to improve cargo mobility. The $37-million project will increase the port’s capacity, efficiency, and safety by reducing wait times and bottlenecks for container transport, which will also result in reduced greenhouse gas emissions […]

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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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