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March 11, 2021

The American Maritime Partnership joins Green Marine Associations

Washington, DC, March 11, 2021 – The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), a coalition representing the U.S. maritime industry, becomes a Green Marine Association Member, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. AMP is the leading coalition of the domestic American maritime industry, focused on supporting U.S. cabotage laws, promoting the domestic […]

The American Maritime Partnership joins Green Marine Associations
Welcome Hempel, our latest partner member
May 13, 2021

Welcome Hempel, our latest partner member

Hempel is a world-leading supplier of coating solutions to protect structures and equipment from corrosion in the marine, yacht, container and other industries. The coatings extend asset lifetimes and reduce maintenance costs in addition to brightening work places and home life. Owned by the Hempel Foundation, which strives to make a difference by empowering children’s […]

ECHO Program relaunches vessel slowdown after last year’s efforts almost halved noise
May 10, 2021

ECHO Program relaunches vessel slowdown after last year’s efforts almost halved noise

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority-led ECHO Program is again coordinating the voluntary slowdown of vessels in specific waterways inhabited during the summer into the late fall by the endangered Southern resident killer whales. The renewed initiative follows last year’s slowdowns successfully decreasing underwater sound intensity in critical whale habitat areas by almost 50%. In the […]

Green Marine welcomes its newest supporter member, Nets for Net Zero
May 10, 2021

Green Marine welcomes its newest supporter member, Nets for Net Zero

Nets for Net Zero is a new Canadian non-profit organization working to clear ghost fishing gear from the ocean and repurpose it as part of a transparent circular economic system. An estimated 64,000 tonnes of fishing nets are lost or discarded in oceans annually, often entangling marine life. Nets for Net Zero is building a […]

A new Green Marine Europe participant: Garbage Group
May 7, 2021

A new Green Marine Europe participant: Garbage Group

Green Marine Europe welcomes a new member to its environmental certification program for the European marine industry, Garbage Group – the first Italian ship owner to join the label. The new candidate specializes in the collection, transport, treatment, recovery and proper disposal of waste, with particular expertise in marine waste management and remediation. The company’s […]

Ocean Exchange welcomes applications for 2021 innovation awards
May 2, 2021

Ocean Exchange welcomes applications for 2021 innovation awards

A Call for Solutions from Ocean Exchange is now open for entries to compete for two $100,000 USD monetary innovation awards.   Ocean Exchange welcomes registration from innovators with working prototypes in materials, devices, processes, or systems that have the ability to Have Impact Though Sustainability, such as innovations that increase productivity and generate economic […]

Santa Barbara County prepares this year’s speed reduction incentive program
May 1, 2021

Santa Barbara County prepares this year’s speed reduction incentive program

The Air Pollution Control District of Santa Barbara County is asking the owners/operators of container and roll-on/roll-off vessels to once again voluntarily reduce their speed in the Santa Barbara Channel along the California coast from mid-May through mid-November. By slowing down to 10 knots or less, the numerous container ships and auto carriers reduce the […]

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