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OCTOBER | 2019
Green Marine welcomes 2 new participants...
Coastal Shipping Limited, a fleet of oil tankers primarily dedicated to providing fuel supply service to the Canadian Arctic and Labrador coastal ports... Read more
One of the major seaports in the State of Texas, the Port of Galveston is a self-supporting enterprise that does not rely on any local tax dollars for its operations. In 2018, the port generated $43.5 million in revenues... Read more
... 3 new associations...
The International Windship Association is a growing, member driven association that is encouraging, advising and advocating for the use of wind propulsion technologies in the shipping industry... Read more
The Independent Marine Ports Association of Atlantic Canada (IMPAC) was established in 2005 to increase awareness about the importance of independent ports and their interconnectedness... Read more
The Association of British Columbia Marine Industries has joined Green Marine as an association member... Read more
... and 4 new partners!
Enhanced Fuel Solutions is the distributor for FuelRx – a fuel additive specifically designed for marine use. Enhanced Fuel Solutions has been... Read more

BNAC Environmental Solutions has been providing effective and powerful environment chemical alternatives that are natural and biodegradable... Read more

Watson Gloves is always sourcing innovative environmentally sustainable products and materials and are leaders in glove development and hand protection... Read more
EMH Systems (EMHS) was founded in 2015 to help ship operators to achieve environmental compliance, increase efficiency... Read more
GreenTech 2020: Save the new dates!
Green Marine prepares to dock in Montreal for GreenTech 2020
Green Marine is setting sail for the St. Lawrence region for its 13th annual conference, which will be held at the Omni Mont-Royal Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, from June 2nd to 4th, 2020.

All the details regarding the call for speakers, the exhibition, registration and accommodations will be released later this fall. In the meantime, please save the dates!
Coast to coast shoreline cleanup efforts
Many of Green Marine participants actively took part in The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup by organizing initiatives on International Shoreline Cleanup Day, or by supporting other local events with neighboring partners this fall. Here’s an overview of... Read more
CSL Takes First Steps Towards Biofuel Powered Shipping on the Great Lakes
On August 2019, CSL ran its first test of a marine biofuel on Canada Steamship Lines’ 36,920 DWT self-unloading bulk carrier Atlantic Huron... Read more
PortsToronto launches Phase II of Seabin Pilot Program at Toronto's Inner Harbour
Following the success of this past summer’s Seabin Pilot Program at Toronto’s Outer Harbour Marina, PortsToronto announced October 10 a second phase that includes the deployment of two additional Seabins... Read more
A new format for Port of Montreal’s port days
The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) completely changed the format of its annual Port in the City event. The new activity made it possible for the port to reach close to 5000 people. Instead of a... Read more
The Port of Vancouver joins the Getting to Zero 2030 Coalition
The recently launched Getting to Zero 2030 Coalition has the Port of Vancouver, a Green Marine participant, as its newest member. The coalition is spearheading... Read more
Underwater noise is made a top priority by State of Washington participants 
Three Green Marine participants are combining efforts to find ways to reduce underwater noise in the Pacific Northwest region... Read more
Washington State Ferries implements Whale Report Alert System
A web-based whale alert app has been put into use by Washington State Ferries (WSF) to provide ferry captains with more accurate information about the.. Read more
Salmon-Safe recognizes the Port of Seattle’s work to improve Puget Sound’s water quality  
The Port of Seattle’s maritime parks and public access areas have been awarded recertification by the Portland-based environmental certification... Read more
QSL donates $50,000 to the EcoMaris sail training vessel
An inaugural fundraising campaign by QSL has raised $50,000 for the EcoMaris, a sailboat/school and Green Marine supporter that offers 18-to-35-year-old Quebecers... Read more 
B.C. participants launch innovative projects to reduce emissions and energy use
Two Green Marine participants based in British Columbia – the Port of Prince Rupert and SAAM SMIT Canada – have invested in major projects... Read more
Zero-emission harbour crane at the Port of Hueneme
As part of its long-term vision of zero-emission cargo handling, the Port of Hueneme has purchased a new Liebherr LHM420 hybrid mobile crane that can be powered by electricity... Read more

VFPA releases its 2018 sustainability report
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) 2018 sustainability report delves into the environmental aspects of its economic and social activities,... Read more

A world’s first by Termont Montreal
Termont Montreal will be the world’s first port operator to convert its entire fleet of terminal vehicles into hybrid models... Read more
Washington State Ferries launches a hybrid-electric ferry build program
On September 9th, Washington State Ferries (WSF) and Vigor’s Seattle shipyard marked the beginning of the WSF fleet’s greening. Earlier in the year, the... Read more 

CN praises five Green Marine participants for their sustainability leadership
On September 9th, CN recognized five Green Marine participants for their sustainability practices through its EcoConnexions... Read more

It’s Green Port Month at San Diego 
The Port of San Diego is celebrating Green Port Month throughout September with various activities, including employee educational events... Read more

Fednav welcomes a new greener ship
On August 29 Fednav took delivery of the Federal Montreal at the Oshima Shipyard in Japan. The Federal Montreal is a 34,500 DWT international ice-class bulk carrier... Read more
BC Ferries supports thermal imaging whale research project
British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. is supporting a whale-related research project at Galiano Island with the installation of thermal-imaging cameras... Read more
Ocean Networks Canada involved in rock-solid climate solutions: Negative emissions technology
A team of international researchers plan to turn greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into rock by permanently injecting it beneath the Earth’s ocean floor. An ambitious, new research partnership announced on... Read more 
Annual impact report released by Point Blue
The Point Blue Conservation Science organization’s annual impact report, released at the end of September, shows how targeted conservation efforts have proven successful... Read more
The Government of Canada supports the design of a low-noise, low-emission tanker
Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced August 30th that the Canadian government is funding the design of an LNG-fueled tanker... Read more
Winds of Change – Wind Propulsion’s Role in Decarbonizing Shipping Seminar
Join International Windship Association for a conversation about the growing trend of wind propulsion in commercial shipping and pathways to decarbonize this global industry. Wind propulsion technology solutions are ... Read more
Green Marine @ SNAME’s annual convention
An exciting first for Green Marine! Look for the Green Marine booth at the SNAME Maritime Convention this October 30 to November 2 in Tacoma, Washington... Read more
SOS 2019 will focus on the blue economy
nvesting in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy will be the focus of the 7th Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019 this November 20-22 in Paris, France. SOS 2019 is the first... Read more
Green Marine certification requires commitment, effort and measurable improvement in sustainability. We encourage our members to proudly display their participation in this rigorous and transparent program for advancing environmental excellence. Here are a few examples of the creative ways in which the certification logo is being displayed by our participants. The Green Marine partner logo is also proudly shown by the many companies sharing our sustainability goals for the North American marine industry. We encourage our members that haven’t yet used the Green Marine logo to do so and to #BragAboutIt a little.


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