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September 24, 2021

A new underwater research station to analyse ship noise in Quebec

The Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (ISMER-UQAR) and Innovation maritime, which is a Green Marine partner, have deployed an underwater research station to advance the knowledge about noise from ships in order to reduce it and improve the coexistence between maritime transportation activities and marine life. Designed and built by two Green […]

A new underwater research station to analyse ship noise in Quebec
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Port of Vancouver and TC plan new system to improve vessel traffic flow
August 13, 2021

Port of Vancouver and TC plan new system to improve vessel traffic flow

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has teamed up with Transport Canada and other partners to design a new collaborative system by next spring to improve marine vessel traffic flow and optimize supply chain movement through this strategic gateway. Once implemented, the system will: Strengthen marine safety by reducing congestion and actively managing vessel traffic in […]

Almost $9 million in financial support to protect Canada’s oceans
August 11, 2021

Almost $9 million in financial support to protect Canada’s oceans

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has announced $8.7 million in financial support to Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) for the protection of Canada’s oceans. Both the DFO and ONC are Green Marine supporters. Established in 2007 by the University of Victoria, ONC operates several ocean observatories, and monitors the West and East coasts of Canada and […]

A start-up incubator for the St. Lawrence River
July 6, 2021

A start-up incubator for the St. Lawrence River

The Société de promotion économique de Rimouski (SOPER), UQAR, Technopole maritime du Québec and several other partners are launching the first startup incubator in Eastern Quebec called Flots. Dedicated to the rapid rise of startups in the blue economy sector, it is linked to a unique cluster of research and innovation centres as well as […]

Quebec set to invest almost $927 million in new Avantage Saint-Laurent maritime vision
June 17, 2021

Quebec set to invest almost $927 million in new Avantage Saint-Laurent maritime vision

The Quebec government has unveiled its new maritime vision called Avantage Saint-Laurent. The vision sets forth the goal of making the St. Lawrence River a high-performance economic corridor that respects ecosystems and the environmental health of riverside communities. Chantal Rouleau, Quebec’s Minister of Transport and Minister Responsible for the Metropolis and Montreal region, announced June […]

LNG Canada helps Ocean Wise to expand whale conservation research and education
May 29, 2021

LNG Canada helps Ocean Wise to expand whale conservation research and education

The North Coast killer whale and humpback whale conservation research programs run by Ocean Wise will be able to expand thanks to a $750,000 contribution by LNG Canada over three years. The funds will also permit Ocean Wise to deliver ocean literacy programs to Kitimat- and Terrace-area schools in British Columbia. Ocean Wise researchers have […]

Navigating Whale Habitat: a new toolkit for the shipowners
May 18, 2021

Navigating Whale Habitat: a new toolkit for the shipowners

In an effort to ensure that shipping is respectful of whales in the Northwest Atlantic, WWF-Canada, the Réseau d’observation de mammifères marins (ROMM) and the St. Lawrence Global Observatory (SLGO) have joined forces to create a new toolkit that will help ship owners and their crews to recognize whales and maintain an inventory of these […]

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