Green Marine

North American maritime leaders unite to drive GHG emissions reduction

  Members of the maritime industry across the United States and Canada have come together to form the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition, a non-profit strategic alliance developing and taking action on projects to achieve a commercially viable net zero emissions waterborne logistics sector. The coalition includes shipowners, builders, charterers, financiers, classification organisations, port authorities, government …

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Green Marine releases 2020 performance report

    Québec City – Green Marine presented the latest steadfast results of participants in North America’s leading environmental certification program for the maritime industry. Highlights point to significant improvement in reducing greenhouse gases and underwater noise. “The commitment to continual improvement that our participants maintained despite the pandemic crisis in 2020 is admirable,” said …

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LOGISTEC and Gulf Stream Marine Officially Certify Five Terminals in the U.S. Gulf Coast

  MONTRÉAL – LOGISTEC Stevedoring Inc. (“LOGISTEC”) and its subsidiary in the U.S. Gulf Coast, Gulf Stream Marine, Inc. (“GSM”), announced that five terminals in Texas are now officially certified as part of the Green Marine Environmental Certification Program. GSM’s Corpus Christi, Manchester, Brownsville, Care and Freeport terminals in Texas have joined LOGISTEC’s 13 other certified …

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Port of Montreal renews support for St. Lawrence Action Fund

  To mark the GreenTech 2021 Environmental Virtual Conference held by Green Marine, June 2 to 4, the Montreal Port Authority has announced the renewal of its financial support of the St. Lawrence Action Fund, whose mission is to back projects that contribute to the sustainability of ecosystems of the St. Lawrence River and the …

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Port of Long Beach offers world’s biggest green ship incentives

  Ocean carriers bringing the greenest ships to the Port of Long Beach can earn the world’s most generous sustainable vessel financial incentives, beginning July 1, 2021, the large U.S. West Coast port announced. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners recently approved changes centered around incorporating the international Environmental Ship Index (ESI) into the …

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Maritime transport and the carbon market

  By Denis Margot, President of Eolyss, with the collaboration of David Bolduc, Executive Director of Green Marine, and Mathieu Saint-Pierre, President and CEO of the Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent (SODES). IMO and climate change The greenhouse effect is a natural phenomenon caused by certain atmospheric gases that retain part of the heat …

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Windship Technology unveils first True Zero Emission ship design

  London: Windship Technology, a British company with a whole-ship solution to tackle the CO2 emissions of the shipping industry, today unveils its designs and announces an investment partnership with one of the world’s leading classification agencies. Starting from a clean drawing board, Technical Director Simon Rogers and his design team developed and tested at …

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Six European shipowners earn first Green Marine certification

 Paris – Six months after the introduction of Green Marine Europe, Surfrider Foundation Europe and  Quebec-based 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 sustainable transition. …

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Shell sets course for net-zero emissions shipping, backing hydrogen and fuel cells (Forum)

In a new report published September 29, Decarbonising Shipping: Setting Shell’s Course, Shell highlights the important role that hydrogen and fuel cells could play in achieving a decarbonised shipping sector. Calling for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to adopt a clear trajectory to net-zero emissions by 2050, Shell outlines how it is contributing to accelerating …

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BC Ferries receives prestigious environmental leadership awards

Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver. Photo: Vancouverisland.com VICTORIA BC – Industry peers have again named BC Ferries the winner of two environmental leadership awards and the recipient of a prestigious environmental certification. This summer, the company was honoured with a Blue Circle Award from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, a Green Wave Award from the Prince …

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