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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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Maritime Information Bureau updates its information
January 19, 2018

Maritime Information Bureau updates its information

As part of Phase 2 of its campaign to promote the maritime industry, the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council has updated its unique one-stop Maritime Information Bureau (MIB). The MIB website has also been enhanced. The Environment section now includes international and national environmental regulations with hyperlinks to the official texts regarding the subsections relevant […]

New WWF-Canada guide helps ships to avoid vulnerable Arctic species
June 19, 2017

New WWF-Canada guide helps ships to avoid vulnerable Arctic species

A new WWF-Canada guide designed to help mariners in the Hudson Strait identify and avoid marine mammals was released at the end of May. The Hudson Strait Mariner’s Guide is made up of two large posters designed to be displayed within a ship’s bridge: the first is a chart that will help mariners to identify […]

Clear Seas launches a new website on oil tankers
June 6, 2017

Clear Seas launches a new website on oil tankers

In accordance with its mandate to provide impartial and fact-based information on marine shipping in Canada, Clear Seas has created a website that highlights: How to distinguish tankers from other types of cargo ships Where tankers operate and how much oil they transport through Canadian waters A history of notable oil spills in Canadian waters […]

A mariner’s guide to whales in the Northwest Atlantic
September 9, 2014

A mariner’s guide to whales in the Northwest Atlantic

Commercial shipping plays a crucial role in the economy of the Northwest Atlantic region by carrying raw materials and manufactured goods on both an import and export basis. However, the Northwest Atlantic is also home to many species of marine mammals that can negatively be affected by the repeated passage of commercial ships. Unlike many […]

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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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Summer 2021
  • The zero-emission challenge
  • New! The North Atlantic Advisory Committee
  • Satellite whale tracking
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