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January 18, 2021

DERA grant funding opportunity

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approximately $46 million in Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant funds available. The funds will serve to support projects aimed at reducing emissions from existing fleets of older diesel engines in the United States. Between 40 and 70 awards of funding are expected. Since 2018, 152 DERA grants have […]

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Green Shipping Study launched for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region
December 15, 2020

Green Shipping Study launched for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region

Green Marine has signed a contract with the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers to conduct a study on green shipping’s best practices. The study will seek to identify and outline some of the innovations and success stories that could further inspire others within the shipping industry to accelerate a green […]

Canadian views on shipping industry explored by Clear Seas
December 1, 2020

Canadian views on shipping industry explored by Clear Seas

The independent research centre Clear Seas and the Anguis Reid Institute have partnered on a third study gauging the perceptions of Canadians about the marine industry. The 2020 nationwide poll builds on the benchmark survey done in 2016 and repeated two years later. In the latest opinion poll the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic might […]

Guidance on port-related air emissions inventory
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, […]

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 […]

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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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