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September 16, 2020

Vapcor Inc.’s HydraFlow classified as EAL

Vapcor Inc.’s HydraFlow®, a fire-resistant, water-glycol hydraulic fluid, has been tested and classified as an Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL). HydraFlow® has also passed Environment Canada’s ecotoxicity acute lethality test using rainbow trout. Environment Canada uses the ecotoxicity test on all fluids that could potentially spill into Canadian waterways. HydraFlow® won’t leave any static sheen (EPA Method […]

Vapcor Inc.’s HydraFlow classified as EAL
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Graphite Innovation and Technologies awarded a 2.4-million contract from Transport Canada
August 12, 2020

Graphite Innovation and Technologies awarded a 2.4-million contract from Transport Canada

Graphite Innovation and Technologies (GIT), a Green Marine partner, has been awarded a contract by Transport Canada valued at $2.4 million to investigate a new technology to help reduce the underwater noise and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) produced by marine vessels. Marine mammals and fish use hearing as their primary sense and are highly dependent […]

Ocean Wise recognizes BC Ferries and the BC Coast Pilots as top whale reporters
July 30, 2020

Ocean Wise recognizes BC Ferries and the BC Coast Pilots as top whale reporters

A Green Marine supporter, Ocean Wise has recognized two other Green Marine members as “top reporters” of 2019. British Columbia Ferry Services, a Green Marine participant, and British Columbia Coast Pilots Ltd., a Green Marine partner, are each cited among the small number of organizations for their leading efforts in reporting whale and other marine […]

MSRC releases instructional video on new S-102 standards
June 25, 2020

MSRC releases instructional video on new S-102 standards

The Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre (MSRC), a world-class pilot simulation training and port feasibility studies facility, has released an informational video on the new S-102 standards for surface bathymetry products. In the video, Capt. Pascal Rhéaume, a member of the technical committee for the Corporation of Lower St. Lawrence Pilots, introduces the progress made […]

Washington State Ferries orders ABB hybrid-electric vessels
June 19, 2020

Washington State Ferries orders ABB hybrid-electric vessels

The newest fleet additions to the Washington State Ferries will be powered by ABB hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage systems. ABB (a Green Marine partner) has partnered with the American shipbuilding company Vigor Fab LLC to equip the Olympic Class ferries. Scheduled for 2024 delivery, the new vessels will be able to fully operate on […]

Climate Smart’s practical, solutions-based program now available online
June 2, 2020

Climate Smart’s practical, solutions-based program now available online

For over a decade, Climate Smart has helped hundreds of businesses, across all sizes and sectors, to profitably reduce emissions and cut costs on energy, fuel and waste. The focus on the business case for carbon reductions — improved operational efficiencies, reduced climate risk, and GHG emissions metrics for Green Marine certification — adds up to increased competitive advantage. With online […]

Wärtsilä conducts first combustion trials on ammonia as a carbon-free fuel
March 30, 2020

Wärtsilä conducts first combustion trials on ammonia as a carbon-free fuel

Green Marine partner Wärtsilä has initiated combustion trials to prepare itself for the use of ammonia as a fuel that can contribute to reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) from shipping and the energy sectors. As part of the tests, ammonia was injected into a combustion research unit to better understand its properties. Based on initial results, […]

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June 2020
  • Montreal Port Authority’s Sylvie Vachon redefines environmental leadership
  • Green Marine Europe is launched!
  • Cleaner fuel considerations
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