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April 7, 2021

Transport Canada to fund Innovation Maritime’s recyclable boat project

As part of the Oceans Protection Plan, Transport Minister Omar Alghabra has announced $200,000 in funding to Innovation Maritime, a Green Marine partner, to develop a recyclable boat. The funding is intended to assist in the design and development of boats that are more respectful of oceans and to address the burden of dismantling boats […]

Transport Canada to fund Innovation Maritime’s recyclable boat project
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Effenco on Solar Impulse Foundation’s #1000solutions list for truck electrification
February 8, 2021

Effenco on Solar Impulse Foundation’s #1000solutions list for truck electrification

Specializing in the design of electric propulsion systems for heavy-duty vocational trucks, Effenco is marketing the first 100% electric solution at a price competitive with diesel alternatives. The adaptable system can be installed on new or existing trucks with no loss of loading capacity or impact on daily operations. Supercapacitors and high-intensity wireless charging stations […]

WSP Canada helping Canadian government to monitor North Atlantic right whales
January 26, 2021

WSP Canada helping Canadian government to monitor North Atlantic right whales

The Government of Canada is investing $5.3 million in several Canadian companies, including Green Marine partner WSP Canada, to develop innovative solutions to monitor North Atlantic right whales within Canadian waters and predict their movement. To protect this endangered species, the Government of Canada is turning to the space industry to detect these whales and […]

Lloyd’s Register and NETSCo to develop Jones Act compliant wind turbine installation vessel
December 19, 2020

Lloyd’s Register and NETSCo to develop Jones Act compliant wind turbine installation vessel

Two Green Marine partners, Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc. and NETSCo, will collaborate to design a vessel to support the offshore wind industry in the United States. The Jones Act (also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920) requires any vessel transporting cargo between U.S. ports, or between U.S. ports and offshore facilities, to […]

Two environmentally friendlier tugs christened by Great Lakes Towing
December 17, 2020

Two environmentally friendlier tugs christened by Great Lakes Towing

Great Lakes Towing christened two new tugs Dec. 17 as a live-streamed online event so that employees and colleagues could all take part while respecting COVID-19 safety protocols. Named Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, the 64-foot (19.5-metre) ICE design harbour tugs were the fourth and fifth built by the Great Lakes Shipyard for the company. The new […]

JASCO deploys an underwater listening station in the Salish Sea to protect endangered whales
December 10, 2020

JASCO deploys an underwater listening station in the Salish Sea to protect endangered whales

JASCO Applied Sciences has installed and is operating a new underwater listening station in the Salish Sea to track endangered whales and the underwater noise from ships. Transport Canada commissioned the tracking under the federal government’s five-year Whales Initiative, which focuses on Canada’s West Coast on improving prey availability for endangered Southern resident killer whales […]

First LNG Refuelling at Port of Hamilton
December 10, 2020

First LNG Refuelling at Port of Hamilton

A partnership between the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority and REV LNG allowed the refueling of a marine vessel with liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the first time ever on the Great Lakes in December 2020. The MV Damia Desgagnés was to first ship to refuel with LNG during a stopover at the Port of Hamilton before […]

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