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January 21, 2019

It’s self-evaluation time!

It is now time for participants of the Green Marine environmental program to assess their environmental performance for 2018. Self-evaluation summary reports are due on March 15th, 2019.  The self-evaluations will report on the participant’s performance over January 1 – December 31, 2018. The new 2018 self-evaluation guides are now posted. To facilitate this yearly evaluation process, we […]

October 29, 2018

Port of Vancouver recognized for best practices in sustainability governance

The Governance Professionals of Canada have awarded the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) a 2018 Excellence in Governance Award for its sustainability governance practices. The annual awards recognize the critical role that governance plays in sustaining the value of Canada’s public companies, crown corporations, government agencies, as well as not-for-profit organizations, in contributing to the […]

October 26, 2018

The Port of Montreal is recognized for its sustainable development initiatives

One of Green Marine’s founding members, the Port of Montreal received the Marine Environment Protection Award for 2018 in the port category from the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA). The award was presented at the awards dinner October 25 in New York City. The Port of Montreal was recognized for several recent sustainable […]

October 23, 2018

New tools to support air emissions reduction

The International Maritime Organization has released a series of free publications for governments, ports, ship owners and operators to support efforts to reduce ship and port emissions. Products include guidance for governments in terms of establishing and implementing rules, guidance for ports for setting up emissions reduction strategies, and technical guidance for ship owners and […]

October 22, 2018

New actions to support the southern resident killer whale’s recovery

Transport Canada has announced $1.6 million in measures to support the recovery of endangered whale populations. The government agency will be working with multiple partners within the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) program, which is investigating ways to reduce underwater noise in key areas frequented by southern resident killer whales […]

State ferry operator becomes first  Green Marine’s participant in Alaska
October 18, 2018

State ferry operator becomes first Green Marine’s participant in Alaska

Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) has signed on as the newest participating member of Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America. The ferry operator becomes the first Green Marine participant in Alaska.

GreenTech 2019 – Call for speakers
October 16, 2018

GreenTech 2019 – Call for speakers

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 2019 will be held at the Westin Cleveland Downtown Hotel, in Cleveland, OH, from Wednesday, June 5 to Friday, […]

The Green Wave

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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November 2018
  • Vast GHG emissions reduction on IMO horizon
  • Washington State Ferries plies cleaner future
  • WWF-Canada’s President discusses supporter role