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November 19, 2019

Green Marine welcomes Clipper Vacations as a new participant

Seattle, Washington, November 19, 2019 – Clipper Vacations has become the newest participating member of Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America. Well known as travel experts for the Pacific Northwest, Clipper Vacations has provided transportation, tours and accommodations for more than eight million customers since 1986. Its […]

Green Marine welcomes Clipper Vacations as a new participant
GCT Deltaport welcomes first shore-powered vessel at Roberts Bank
November 15, 2019

GCT Deltaport welcomes first shore-powered vessel at Roberts Bank

GCT Canada welcomed the MSC Meline as the first vessel to use GCT Deltaport’s shore-power system on November 14, 2019. Completed in early 2019, this transformative technology allows vessels to plug into the clean electrical power grid at GCT Deltaport and turn off their auxiliary diesel engines while docked. This eliminates up to 95 tonnes […]

Green Marine welcomes Summerside Port as a new participant!
November 14, 2019

Green Marine welcomes Summerside Port as a new participant!

The Summerside Port Corporation (SPCI) is a commercial port on Prince Edward Island adjacent to the Northumberland Strait. This break bulk facility serves P.E.I.’s agriculture and construction industries. Divested from Transport Canada in 2010, SPCI is operated by a board of directors and senior management team.

Green Marine welcomes its first partner from Japan!
November 13, 2019

Green Marine welcomes its first partner from Japan!

MOL Techno-Trade, Ltd. (MOL Tech) is a technology trading company that provides the required expertise and technology to meet a wide range of needs on land and at sea. These include Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF) to improve propeller efficiency while also reducing a vessel’s environmental footprint with lower CO2 emissions and less underwater radiated noise.

The Port of Montreal plants 301 trees
November 12, 2019

The Port of Montreal plants 301 trees

As part of its sustainable development and environmental preservation endeavours, the Port of Montreal planted a total of 301 trees to complete its tree planting program for 2019 at the end of October. The trees were planted between the Montreal Port Authority’s head office on Cité-du-Havre and Montreal East. As a member of the Greening […]

Four more hybrids ordered by BC Ferries
November 8, 2019

Four more hybrids ordered by BC Ferries

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. continues to roll out its Clean Futures Plan by awarding Damen Shipyards Group the contracts to build four additional battery electric-hybrid Island Class vessels. The initial two battery electric-hybrid vessels, ordered by BC Ferries in 2017, have successfully completed sea trials and will arrive in Victoria, B.C., by this January. […]

New green partnership launched for the St. Lawrence River
November 8, 2019

New green partnership launched for the St. Lawrence River

CSL Group Inc. (a Green Marine founding participant) is among those involved in the initiative launched by Maritime Innovation (a Green Marine partner) to seek innovation to further reduce the environmental footprint of marine activity on the St. Lawrence River. The project called REVOS (Réduction de l’empreinte environnementale des navires opérant sur le St-Laurent) was […]

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November 2019
  • Green Marine factors into new Great Lakes’ blue economy
  • New ship recycling indicator on the program’s horizon
  • Integrating data technology to enhance social licence
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