Groupe Desgagnés achieved the ICI ON RECYCLE certification for two more of its tankers, the Espada Desgagnés and the Laurentia Desgagnés. The Recyc-Québec program acknowledges significant waste management efforts by corporations. The vessels obtained the Bronze and the Silver levels respectively. Groupe Desgagnés is committed to responsible waste management and has also had the Bella Desgagnés certified with an overall 85% reclamation rate of residual materials. The Desgagnés head office in Quebec City and the Transarctik offices in Sainte-Catherine, Quebec, have also been certified for their waste management and reduction.