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January 16, 2020

GreenTech 2020: registration is now open!

Green Marine is setting sail for the St. Lawrence region for its 13th annual conference, which will be held at the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal in Montreal, Quebec, from June 2nd to 4th, 2020. Will you join us? If so, don’t delay in filling out the online registration form! In addition to discussing issues directly related […]

GreenTech 2020: registration is now open!
A new participant in Newfoundland!
December 11, 2019

A new participant in Newfoundland!

The Port of Stephenville (formerly known as Port Harmon) is located in Stephenville, Newfoundland, along the north shore of St. George’s Bay, east of Cape St. George. The port provides services to international and domestic ships. Its clients include the fishing industry, the aggregate sector, as well as container and special freight shippers. The port […]

Port of Montreal introduces AI to improve trucking flow and reduce GHG emissions
December 10, 2019

Port of Montreal introduces AI to improve trucking flow and reduce GHG emissions

The Port of Montreal has launched an upgrade of its Trucking PORTal application so that it now includes predictive data regarding processing times at the port’s various container terminals. The new tool improves traffic flow on port territory by helping drivers to plan their routes better, thereby reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The new predictive […]

Canada Infrastructure Bank invests in Contrecoeur expansion project at the Port of Montreal
December 4, 2019

Canada Infrastructure Bank invests in Contrecoeur expansion project at the Port of Montreal

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has announced it is committing up to $300 million in financing to the Port of Montreal for its project to build a new container terminal at Contrecoeur. The financing, which follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two organizations last August, reflects significant support for the expansion of Eastern […]

2019 ECHO Program underwater noise reduction initiatives a success
December 2, 2019

2019 ECHO Program underwater noise reduction initiatives a success

From July 6 to October 15, 2019, the Port of Vancouver through its ECHO Program carried out voluntary initiatives in the Salish Sea to support the Southern resident killer whale recovery efforts. The goal was to reduce underwater noise from ships and tugs in key Southern resident killer whales foraging areas. Haro Strait and Boundary […]

Green Marine welcomes the Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre as a new partner
November 29, 2019

Green Marine welcomes the Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre as a new partner

Founded in 2005, the Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre (MSRC) is a purpose-built marine pilot simulation training and turnkey port procedural development facility, offering unique navigational safety expertise in North America. Created, designed, owned and operated by working marine pilots, the MSRC is a world-class facility which fulfills the training needs of the four Canadian […]

The Port of Montreal helps to protect Purple Martin colonies
November 29, 2019

The Port of Montreal helps to protect Purple Martin colonies

The Port of Montreal is providing financial support to a project aiming to increase the number of  purple martins. These largest North American swallows had their population in Quebec decline by 90% between 1970 and 2014. Spearheaded by the Jacques-Cartier ZIP committee, the project consists of installing four nesting boxes on the Thailhandier flats and […]

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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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