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October 21, 2020

Guidance on port-related air emissions inventory

The US EPA has finalized, revised guidance on how to develop a port-related air emissions inventory.  This guidance describes the latest, state-of-the-science methodologies for preparing an inventory for six mobile source sectors: ocean-going vessels, harbor craft, recreational marine, cargo handling equipment, onroad vehicles, and rail.  The EPA will be hosting a webinar on data inputs, […]

Guidance on port-related air emissions inventory
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All in the same boat!
October 7, 2020

All in the same boat!

To raise public awareness of the maritime industry’s economic, social and environmental importance, the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council (known in Quebec as SODES) launched its “All in the Same Boat” campaign on Oct. 6th. The campaign shines a light on an industry that transports 110 million tonnes of goods annually and generates jobs throughout […]

Fourth IMO Greenhouse Gas Study
August 5, 2020

Fourth IMO Greenhouse Gas Study

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) released its fourth Greenhouse Gas Study on August 4. The study will undoubtedly be discussed at the Marine Environment Protection Committee 75th session. Originally scheduled for March, this annual meeting was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The IMO has not yet announced new dates. The study relates that shipping’s […]

Government of Canada wants to know more about the nation’s coastal marine ecosystems
July 7, 2020

Government of Canada wants to know more about the nation’s coastal marine ecosystems

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is investing $1.2 million to better understand Canada’s coastal marine ecosystems through science. The funds will serve to support the development of a web-based scientific data management system for integrating and sharing ocean science data. The project, led by the St. Lawrence Global Observatory (SLGO), will organize, standardize, manage, and disseminate […]

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 […]

Canadian funding available to help resolve environmental challenges
April 23, 2020

Canadian funding available to help resolve environmental challenges

Innovative Solutions Canada is a new program offered by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada to support innovators/new entrepreneurs in their business growth and scaling up of production by having the federal government as their first major customer. More than $140 million in funding has been allotted to Canadian innovators who want to start and/or […]

Informative webinar about large engine replacement projects
October 21, 2019

Informative webinar about large engine replacement projects

The U.S. Environmental protection Agency (EPA)’s Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative is holding an informative webinar on Thursday, November 7 at 10:00 am (Central Time) to present information and insights about large engine replacement projects. Organized in collaboration with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), the webinar will focus primarily on locomotive and commercial marine engine replacement projects.  […]

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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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