Industry success stories

November 15, 2019

GCT Deltaport welcomes first shore-powered vessel at Roberts Bank

GCT Canada welcomed the MSC Meline as the first vessel to use GCT Deltaport’s shore-power system on November 14, 2019. Completed in early 2019, this transformative technology allows vessels to plug into the clean electrical power grid at GCT Deltaport and turn off their auxiliary diesel engines while docked. This eliminates up to 95 tonnes […]

GCT Deltaport welcomes first shore-powered vessel at Roberts Bank
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September 13, 2013

Prince Rupert launches Community Information Forum

The Prince Rupert Port Authority has invited members of the public to join a forum that will provide opportunities for ongoing dialogue about port operations and developments. The new Community Information Forum will have a maximum of 20 registered members. The goal is to include environmental, aboriginal, municipal, business and other community interests, as well […]

August 26, 2013

Creation of an environmental observatory for the Bay of Sept-Îles

The Port of Sept-Îles is collaborating with CÉGEP de Sept-Îles (the local college), the municipality, the local environmental protection corporation, and Economic Development Sept-Îles to create an environmental observatory for the Bay of Sept-Îles. The observatory will be headed by the Institut nordique de recherche en environnement et en santé au travail (the school’s nordic […]

July 19, 2013

Port Metro Vancouver introduces new GPS dashboard

In early 2013, Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) announced Smart Fleet, a three-year action plan to improve collaboration, reliability and long-term sustainability of the container truck sector.  PMV has equipped 700 Truck Licensing System (TLS) container trucks with GPS transponder units, which represents approximately 50% of the fleet. It has also made available a new, real-time […]

July 3, 2013

Short-sea shipping project in Nanaimo, British Columbia

The Nanaimo Port Authority and Canada’s Ministry of International Trade will partner to develop a short-sea shipping project in British Columbia to further bolster Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative (APGCI). Under APGCI, the Government of Canada is contributing up to $4.65 million to modernize the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf area and rehabilitate an aging dock […]

June 12, 2013

Ports set their sights on lowering emissions

Seattle, Tacoma and Port Metro Vancouver have outlined goals for the further reduction of diesel emissions by 2020. The decision updates the Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy. The ports intend to cut diesel emissions by 75% per tonne of cargo by 2015 and 80% by 2020. Along with projected cargo growth, this will result in […]

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 […]

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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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