Industry success stories

January 13, 2022

Last of six Island Class ferries ordered by BC Ferries arrives safely

BC Ferries took delivery as scheduled in December 2021 of the last of the six newly built Island Class ferries. This sixth eco-efficient vessel was officially named Island Gwawis at Victoria’s Point Hope Maritime Shipyard in Victoria, British Columbia, on January 11. The name, which means ‘raven of the sea,’ was chosen in consultation with […]

Last of six Island Class ferries ordered by BC Ferries arrives safely
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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 […]

May 16, 2011

Trois-Rivières – A Model for City / Port Relations!

A key goal of the Cap Sur 2020 plan is to minimize the impact of the port’s activities on the environment by improving the port’s interface with its urban surroundings.

March 9, 2011

Empire Stevedoring Co. ltd. reduces GHG and air pollutant emissions

Empire Stevedoring Co. ltd. reduces GHG and air pollutant emissions thanks to brand new high-performance equipment.

October 15, 2010

Marine Terminal Uses Jellyfish Filtration System to Treat Storm Water

Federal Marine Terminals in Thorold, Ontario, a major operator of port cargo facilities in the Great Lakes region, has installed the Jellyfish fine sediment filter system as an integral part of its environmental protection plan.  The system is being used to prevent untreated storm water run-off from entering nearby waters. FMT’s Thorold location houses a […]

October 15, 2010

The Port of Sept-Iles is Committed to Sustainable Shipping

With the expansion of industrial activities related to l’Aluminerie Alouette and the iron ore industry, the Port of Sept-Isles has (since 2004) supported rail infrastructure projects designed to connect the port with the North Shore rail network, and allow for the establishment of a ferry-rail service and a barge service for transporting alumimum (this now […]

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