Spotlight on Partners

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 […]

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

Creation of the Montreal Climate Partnership
December 10, 2020

Creation of the Montreal Climate Partnership

The Port of Montreal and Énergir (Green Marine participant and partner) are among the major stakeholders taking part in the newly created Montreal Climate Partnership (MCP). It was formed after Montreal unveiled its Climate Plan this past December to become carbon-neutral by reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) by 55% by 2030 (compared to the 1990 baseline […]

New emissions tracking tool available from RightShip
November 30, 2020

New emissions tracking tool available from RightShip

Recognizing the maritime industry’s focus on emissions reduction, RightShip and the Pilbara Ports Authority in Western Australia developed a pilot program to help ports around the world to review the emissions stemming from their activities, better comprehend the results of their sustainability efforts, and establish or further enhance their action plan for emissions reduction. In […]

Emission-free integrated Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution chosen for new bulk carrier
November 26, 2020

Emission-free integrated Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution chosen for new bulk carrier

Misje Rederi, based in Bergen, Norway, is fitting three of its new-builds with the fully integrated Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution to reduce their emissions footprint. Already having extensive experience in marine hybrid propulsion, Wärtsilä tailored this propulsion solution in co-creation with Misje Eco Bulk to reduce operating costs, increase operational flexibility, and improve environmental sustainability. Being […]

The Green Wave

Green Marine’s newsletter is released every two months and presents all relevant information regarding the environmental program. It also showcases best practices and green initiatives.

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December 2020
  • Heading towards decarbonization!
  • The industry’s COVID-19 response
  • Planning for climate resilience
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