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November 1, 2019

GreenTech 2020’s Call for speakers is posted!

The Green Marine team is already enthusiastically planning the yearly gathering that has become a must for everyone involved or interested in maritime transportation and its greater sustainability through greener technologies, innovation and best practices. GreenTech 2020 will be held at the Omni Mont-Royal Hotel, in Montreal, QC, from Tuesday, June 2 to Thursday, June […]

GreenTech 2020’s Call for speakers is posted!
June 12, 2013

Ports set their sights on lowering emissions

Seattle, Tacoma and Port Metro Vancouver have outlined goals for the further reduction of diesel emissions by 2020. The decision updates the Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy. The ports intend to cut diesel emissions by 75% per tonne of cargo by 2015 and 80% by 2020. Along with projected cargo growth, this will result in […]

May 31, 2013

Oceanex launches Canada’s largest con/ro ship

The largest Canadian-flagged container/roll-on roll-off ship was launched by Oceanex in Flensburg, Germany, on May 31st. The Oceanex Connaigra will set new standards for innovation, flexibility, and environmental protection. Oceanex has placed the highest value on environmental performance for this new-build. Because of its optimal lines, the new ship will use 30% less fuel than […]

May 30, 2013

Kinder Morgan’s Westridge Marine Terminal Joins Green Marine’s voluntary Environmental Program

Kinder Morgan’s Westridge Marine Terminal, located in Burnaby, B.C. within Port Metro Vancouver, joins Green Marine in order to benchmark and commit to continuous improvement in the terminal’s environmental performance.

May 30, 2013

Fednav increases its Great Lakes fleet

Fednav Limited has announced the addition of six new vessels to its fleet. The environmentally advanced vessels will be built in Japan and will add substantial capacity to its Great Lakes fleet. Sharing the environmental characteristics of the previous six lakers ordered by Fednav, they will use 28% less fuel and produce 28% less emissions […]

May 29, 2013

Port of Québec consolidates approach to sustainable development

The Québec Port Authority (QPA) took another important step in terms of its sustainable development by entrusting the development of a strategy to Johanne Gélinas of the firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton. Gélinas previously held the position of Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development within the Canadian government, and was a commissioner at the […]

May 15, 2013

Improved shore access in Trois-Rivières

The Trois-Rivières Port Authority inaugurated the Hector-Louis Langevin Park in May. The park represents an investment of almost $575,000. The project is part of the port’s On Course for 2020 strategic plan and the city’s urban development plan. It has involved transforming a parking lot into a new green space, as well as a commitment […]

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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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