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October 8, 2020

Green Marine Europe’s very first laureates: Towards an ecological transition of maritime transportation

Paris, October 8, 2020 – Six months after the introduction of Green Marine Europe, Surfrider Foundation Europe and Green Marine are delighted to present the first-ever laureates of this new environmental label. Six European ship owners renowned within the maritime transportation sector have joined Green Marine Europe to earn this label and commit to a […]

Green Marine Europe’s very first laureates: Towards an ecological transition of maritime transportation
Microgrid installation in the works at the Port of San Diego
November 18, 2020

Microgrid installation in the works at the Port of San Diego

The Port of San Diego is installing a microgrid with a battery storage system and the related electrical infrastructure at its Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Redevelopment Project. The approximately $9.6-million project will provide backup power to the port, ensuring business continuity by facilitating the continual operation of the security infrastructure, lighting system, offices and current […]

COMPASS joins Green Marine as an association!
November 16, 2020

COMPASS joins Green Marine as an association!

COMPASS is a national non-profit association based in Newfoundland and Labrador with a mission to promote the development of the marine sector through awareness, advocacy and education through its shipping, oil and gas, and fisheries membership.

New EPA funding for Port NOLA’s Clean TRIP program
November 13, 2020

New EPA funding for Port NOLA’s Clean TRIP program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) a $1.24-million grant for its Clean Truck Replacement Incentive Program (Clean TRIP). Clean TRIP has made use of federal and state clean diesel grants to voluntarily improve air quality by replacing older diesel cargo trucks with newer cleaner-burning models. Since […]

A Good Start for Galveston Wharves
November 12, 2020

A Good Start for Galveston Wharves

Since joining Green Marine in October 2019, Galveston Wharves – a.k.a. the Port of Galveston – has taken action to meet the environmental certification’s requirements and is eager to relate what it has done so far! To manage waste, the Port of Galveston has implemented several initiatives. These include establishing on-site recycling programs, purchasing sustainable […]

FORSEA FERRIES INTEGRATES THORDON’S THORPLAS-BLUE BEARINGS
November 12, 2020

FORSEA FERRIES INTEGRATES THORDON’S THORPLAS-BLUE BEARINGS

Thordon Bearings will fit the Tycho Brahe, one of the world’s most environmentally friendly vessels owned by ForSea Ferries, with its grease-free ThorPlas-Blue bearings. ForSea Ferries placed the order after being satisfied with its initial purchase of a Thordon product that was installed on the bow doors of the sister ship, Aurora. Delivered in 2016, […]

Tugboat electrification at the Port of San Diego
November 10, 2020

Tugboat electrification at the Port of San Diego

The Port of San Diego will soon replace one of its old diesel-powered tugs with a new electric one! The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District received a $2-million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency’s West Coast Collaborative. The funds will be added to the $17.6 million already contributed by the county and the […]

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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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