Industry success stories

May 15, 2019

Spring cleaning at the Port of Québec

On May 15, some 30 employees of the Port of Quebec and QSL participated in a spring clean-up operation. They collected the equivalent of 30 large bags of trash off the beach of Beauport Bay and the port’s Beauport sector, which together span approximately one kilometre (0.62 miles) of waterfront. The debris consisted mainly of […]

Spring cleaning at the Port of Québec
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May 31, 2013

Oceanex launches Canada’s largest con/ro ship

The largest Canadian-flagged container/roll-on roll-off ship was launched by Oceanex in Flensburg, Germany, on May 31st. The Oceanex Connaigra will set new standards for innovation, flexibility, and environmental protection. Oceanex has placed the highest value on environmental performance for this new-build. Because of its optimal lines, the new ship will use 30% less fuel than […]

May 30, 2013

Fednav increases its Great Lakes fleet

Fednav Limited has announced the addition of six new vessels to its fleet. The environmentally advanced vessels will be built in Japan and will add substantial capacity to its Great Lakes fleet. Sharing the environmental characteristics of the previous six lakers ordered by Fednav, they will use 28% less fuel and produce 28% less emissions […]

May 29, 2013

Port of Québec consolidates approach to sustainable development

The Québec Port Authority (QPA) took another important step in terms of its sustainable development by entrusting the development of a strategy to Johanne Gélinas of the firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton. Gélinas previously held the position of Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development within the Canadian government, and was a commissioner at the […]

May 15, 2013

Improved shore access in Trois-Rivières

The Trois-Rivières Port Authority inaugurated the Hector-Louis Langevin Park in May. The park represents an investment of almost $575,000. The project is part of the port’s On Course for 2020 strategic plan and the city’s urban development plan. It has involved transforming a parking lot into a new green space, as well as a commitment […]

May 3, 2013

Back to school for Green Marine

The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) has been working with its local school district to develop a series of lessons related to port activities. The various lessons will fit into the school curriculum for students from kindergarten through Grade 12. The lessons are focusing on four themes with one of them being the environment. An environmental […]

May 3, 2013

CSL implements eco-friendly document shredding

By participating in the Shred-it Tree Protection program, the CSL Group saved 222 trees from being cut in 2012. All of the collected paper is shredded, baled and then recycled. Every tonne of recycled paper uses 64% less energy, 50% less water and causes 74% less air pollution than the same quantity of paper from […]

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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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May 2019
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  • Venturing into decarbonizing alternatives