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April 9, 2019

Another Green Marine first: Laurentian Pilotage Authority becomes participant

The Laurentian Pilotage Authority (LPA) is the first marine pilotage authority in Canada to join the Green Marine environmental certification program as a participant. The LPA was already a Green Marine partner but wanted to increase its environmental efforts by stepping up its Green Marine membership to certify the Authority’s vessels. “Green Marine’s goal of […]

Another Green Marine first:  Laurentian Pilotage Authority becomes participant
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Washington State Ferries joins Green Marine
July 11, 2018

Washington State Ferries joins Green Marine

Seattle, WA, July 11, 2018 – Washington State Ferries (WSF) has become the first U.S. ferry operator to join Green Marine, the leading environmental certification program for the North American maritime industry. WSF is the largest ferry system in the United States. It is enrolling all of its operations in the Green Marine program, namely […]

Algoma joins whale conservation efforts
July 5, 2018

Algoma joins whale conservation efforts

St. Catharines, July 5, 2018 – Algoma Central Corporation, the largest fleet of dry and liquid bulk carriers on the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Waterway, is adding the crews from 27 of its vessels to an expanding network of whale watchers. For the first time, the crews on Algoma’s self-unloaders, bulkers, tankers and cement carriers will […]

Green Marine elects new Chairman of the Board
June 13, 2018

Green Marine elects new Chairman of the Board

Quebec City, QC, Tuesday, June 13, 2018 – President and CEO of the Port of Cleveland, William D. Friedman, was elected chairman of the Green Marine’s Board of Directors following the corporation’s Annual General Meeting on May 31, during GreenTech 2018, in Vancouver B.C. Mr. Friedman has been sitting on the Green Marine Board since […]

Green Marine and AIVP sign a memorandum of understanding to promote the social acceptability of ports
June 12, 2018

Green Marine and AIVP sign a memorandum of understanding to promote the social acceptability of ports

Québec City, QC, June 12, 2018 – Green Marine and the Worldwide Network of Port Cities (AIVP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday to combine efforts to promote the social acceptability of ports. The agreement, signed at the conclusion of AIVP’s Annual General Meeting at the start of the organization’s 16th World Conference in Quebec […]

ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT SHOWS GREEN MARINE’S STEADY GROWTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP
May 31, 2018

ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT SHOWS GREEN MARINE’S STEADY GROWTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP

Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, May 31, 2018 – Green Marine, the premier environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry, noted continued improvement in the sustainability of its existing participants in 2017 as it also welcomed new members to the reporting framework. “We’re really pleased with how well our participants have fared given the additional challenges […]

April 18, 2018

Green Marine’s international outreach

April has been a busy month for Green Marine. Executive Director David Bolduc has been called upon to discuss the environmental certification program’s success at various prominent forums in Europe and Asia. His first stop was London, England, where he took part in the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 72nd session […]

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November 2018
  • Vast GHG emissions reduction on IMO horizon
  • Washington State Ferries plies cleaner future
  • WWF-Canada’s President discusses supporter role