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May 29, 2020

Haro Strait and Boundary Pass slowdowns for whales may begin as early as June 1st

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s ECHO Program promotes voluntary slowdowns in Haro Straight and Boundary Pass to significantly reduce underwater noise from vessels. Research shows that reduced noise makes it easier for the endangered Southern resident killer whales to forage. Marine mammal observers and hydrophones will begin monitoring the slowdown area on June 1st. As […]

Haro Strait and Boundary Pass slowdowns for whales may begin as early as June 1st
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An innovative ballast water solution to be installed on Fednav’s new builts
April 15, 2015

An innovative ballast water solution to be installed on Fednav’s new builts

Fednav Limited ordered 12 ballast water treatment systems to equip its ships currently under construction. This makes Fednav the first shipping company in Canada and the Great Lakes to announce the installation of ballast water treatment systems, well before the regulatory requirement.

Canadian Seaway authority implements hands-free mooring
April 13, 2015

Canadian Seaway authority implements hands-free mooring

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) is the first entity worldwide to use hands-free mooring to secure a ship during its passage through a lock…

GCT wins at the 2015 Navis Inspire Awards
March 31, 2015

GCT wins at the 2015 Navis Inspire Awards

Global Container Terminals (GTC) has won a 2015 Inspire Award in the Innovation category for its GCT Bayonne Expansion Project north of New York City.

CSL Group adds its Australia division to the Green Marine program
February 20, 2015

CSL Group adds its Australia division to the Green Marine program

The Canadian headquarters of CSL Group, Canada Steamship Lines, is one of Green Marine founding participants. The CSL Group will now benchmark its Australian vessels environmental performance against Green Marine criteria. The U.S. based division, CSL Americas is also a Green Marine participant.

Port Metro Vancouver’s Noise Sentinel
January 26, 2015

Port Metro Vancouver’s Noise Sentinel

Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) has installed eight noise monitors around Burrard Inlet to address increasing noise complaints from North Shore and Vancouver residents.

McAsphalt Industries Hamilton terminal lauded for environmental leadership
January 21, 2015

McAsphalt Industries Hamilton terminal lauded for environmental leadership

Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) bestowed its annual Environmental Excellence Award to McAsphalt Industries, Hamilton Terminal. McAsphalt directs the $5,000 donation from annual award to Cootes Paradise restoration at Royal Botanical Gardens. The annual award recognizes a port partner’s contribution to respecting and protecting the natural environment.

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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 2019
  • Green Marine factors into new Great Lakes’ blue economy
  • New ship recycling indicator on the program’s horizon
  • Integrating data technology to enhance social licence
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