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August 20, 2019

New program manager for the St. Lawrence!

Green Marine is pleased to announce that Véronique Trudeau has joined the team as the new program manager for the St. Lawrence region based in Quebec City. Her primary role will be to support the St. Lawrence region’s participants in implementing the program, as well as coordinating the St. Lawrence advisory committee and other working groups…

New program manager for the St. Lawrence!
The Government of Canada supports the design of a low-noise, low-emission tanker
August 30, 2019

The Government of Canada supports the design of a low-noise, low-emission tanker

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced August 30th that the Canadian government is funding the design of an LNG-fueled tanker that will be up to 90% quieter than traditional tankers. The Government of Canada recognizes that marine species, including the Southern resident killer whale, are negatively affected by underwater noise from vessels. Acoustic disturbances can reduce […]

Fednav welcomes a new greener ship
August 29, 2019

Fednav welcomes a new greener ship

On August 29 Fednav took delivery of the Federal Montreal at the Oshima Shipyard in Japan. The Federal Montreal is a 34,500 DWT international ice-class bulk carrier. Built to trade in the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes, the vessel is certified by DNV GL and equipped with the latest environmental protection technology. Named in […]

Watson Gloves becomes a new Green Marine partner
August 29, 2019

Watson Gloves becomes a new Green Marine partner

Back in April 1918, John Watson and Wayne Stanley launched a business selling hand-crafted gloves to dock workers in Vancouver, British Columbia. Over the past century, Watson Gloves has gone from a two-person storefront to being one of Canada’s largest distributors of quality gloves. Now a fourth generation family business, Watson Gloves offers more than […]

BC Ferries supports thermal imaging whale research project
August 27, 2019

BC Ferries supports thermal imaging whale research project

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. is supporting a whale-related research project at Galiano Island with the installation of thermal-imaging cameras at its Sturdies Bay terminal. The project will help determine if automated thermal-imaging technology, when used in combination with visual and acoustic detection, can be a reliable and effective way to detect whales. The cameras […]

Green Marine welcomes EMH Systems as a new partner!
August 27, 2019

Green Marine welcomes EMH Systems as a new partner!

EMH Systems (EMHS) was founded in 2015 to help ship operators to achieve environmental compliance, increase efficiency, and reduce their footprint in the process. EMHS develops compliance software solutions and can provide web-based or remote applications for both shoreside and shipboard use. EMHS offers a full consultancy service using its software as a platform to […]

Green Marine welcomes the Association of British Columbia Marine Industries
August 26, 2019

Green Marine welcomes the Association of British Columbia Marine Industries

The Association of British Columbia Marine Industries has joined Green Marine as an association member. Green Marine is delighted to welcome this organization representing a wide variety of enterprises in B.C.’s industrial marine sector. The sector comprises approximately 1,000 companies that include shipbuilding and ship repair, industrial marine services, marine professional services, marine products, small […]

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