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June 16, 2020

Green Marine 2019 performance results indicate unwavering commitment to a broader range of priorities

Quebec City, QC, June 16, 2020 – The Green Marine environmental certification has been issued for a 12th consecutive year to a steadily larger group of participants throughout North America based on their documented 2019 efforts to improve sustainability in maritime transportation. Each of these ship owners, port and Seaway authorities, terminal operators and shipyard […]

Green Marine 2019 performance results indicate unwavering commitment to a broader range of priorities
An online portal for the Clean Pacific conference
June 16, 2020

An online portal for the Clean Pacific conference

The 2020 Clean Pacific Conference & Exhibition has been rescheduled to June 28-30, 2021, at its originally planned venue: the Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle’s Southport. Since Clean Pacific will not be held in person this year because of COVID-19, the organizers are instead launching Clean Pacific On-Demand. Registered delegates will be able to access […]

GHG reduction among the major environmental progress at the Port of Montreal
June 15, 2020

GHG reduction among the major environmental progress at the Port of Montreal

Released earlier this June, the Montreal Port Authority’s 2019 sustainable development report showed a continuous decrease over the previous seven years in the intensity of GHG emissions from MPA-specific activities per tonne of cargo handled. It also outlined the 145 sustainable development actions taken by the MPA in 2019, including measures to protect at-risk species, […]

British Columbia Ferry Services launches hybrid-electric vessel
June 15, 2020

British Columbia Ferry Services launches hybrid-electric vessel

Island Discovery, the first of BC Ferries’ new hybrid-electric vessels, completed its maiden voyage on June 10th on the route between Texada Island in the Strait of Georgia and Powell River on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast. The ship is one of six new Island Class ferries designed to be powered entirely by electricity stored in the […]

Green Marine renews its carbon neutral business certification
June 15, 2020

Green Marine renews its carbon neutral business certification

For the second consecutive year, the Green Marine staff operated with carbon neutrality. A total of 48.2 tonnes of CO2 equivalent of all work-related travel (including daily commutes), infrastructure operations, waste management, electricity and paper use has been offset with high-quality carbon offset credits through the reputable Planetair organization and will go towards reforestation efforts. […]

The NEAS Group joins the  Green Marine environmental certification program
June 15, 2020

The NEAS Group joins the Green Marine environmental certification program

Valleyfield, QC, Monday, June 15, 2020 – The NEAS Group, which operates principally in the Canadian Arctic’s eastern and western regions, as well as polar and Remote High North regions, primarily to provide essential resupply services to Northern communities, is the latest ship owner to join the voluntary environmental program for North America’s maritime industry. […]

Ocean Hackathon 2020: call for challenges
June 12, 2020

Ocean Hackathon 2020: call for challenges

Technopole maritime du Québec will be one of the hosts of the 5th edition of Ocean Hackathon, which will be held October 9 to 11, 2020, in 19 international cities simultaneously, including Rimouski. Ocean Hackathon encourages the entrepreneurial use of digital technologies to find new ways to use and present existing marine and maritime data. […]

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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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June 2020
  • Montreal Port Authority’s Sylvie Vachon redefines environmental leadership
  • Green Marine Europe is launched!
  • Cleaner fuel considerations
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