Spotlight on Partners

July 13, 2021

Atlantic Towing selects Vard Electro for PSV battery hybrid conversion

Atlantic Towing, a J.D. Irving Group company, has chosen Vard Electro (a Green Marine Partner) to help install aa hybrid battery system into its 2017-built PSV Atlantic Shrike with a diesel-electric propulsion. Vard Electro is contracted to provide a containerized SeaQ Energy Storage System (ESS) to supply hybrid battery power with the hybrid system’s control […]

Atlantic Towing selects Vard Electro for PSV battery hybrid conversion
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Positive results for Urgence Marine’s new composting program
April 21, 2021

Positive results for Urgence Marine’s new composting program

Urgence Marine’s mission in connection with environmental protection has been established for several years and the company provides a personalized waste collection service. Whether it is the collection of international / Canadian waste or any other material on board ships, the program maximizes the recycling of recovered materials. A cumulative is sent annually to their […]

Transport Canada to fund Innovation Maritime’s recyclable boat project
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 […]

ABB Turbocharging improves bulk carrier and tanker engine performance
March 31, 2021

ABB Turbocharging improves bulk carrier and tanker engine performance

Imminent carbon-cutting requirements have ABB Turbocharging developing a number of products and upgrade options to improve engine efficiency and meet ambitions CO2 targets. ABB Turbocharging has already looked at the whole engine setup of one customer’s tanker and identified ways to optimize the engine’s performance to achieve new power demands, improve fuel use and reduce […]

Watson Gloves saved 826,116 plastic bottles from going to landfill
March 26, 2021

Watson Gloves saved 826,116 plastic bottles from going to landfill

Growing into one of the largest distributors of quality gloves in Canada, Watson Gloves specializes in creating sustainable gloves used in the marine industry especially by longshoremen. Watson Gloves holds two different lines of sustainable gloves including the WasteNot ™ line, made with yarn from recycled PET (polyethylene terephthalate) water bottles. Since the line’s inception, […]

Wärtsilä investigates the feasibility of capturing and storing vessel-related carbon
March 16, 2021

Wärtsilä investigates the feasibility of capturing and storing vessel-related carbon

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is technically feasible for the maritime industry to pursue, according to extensive R&D findings by Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment. Wärtsilä’s R&D suggests that technologically advancing exhaust gas abatement systems, i.e. scrubbers, would be able to address carbon dioxide emissions from the point of exhaust in the near future. The assessment is […]

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 […]

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