Green Marine

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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Fednav improves Green Marine performance

Photo: Pierre Terrien Fednav recently received its new Green Marine certification. This year, Fednav improved its performance by one level in two of the program’s performance indicators: greenhouse gas emissions reduction and waste management. The Montreal-headquarted company emphased the entire Fednav team for this accomplishment! Green Marine is an environmental certification program for the North …

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Fratianni of MGT chairs new board of Green Marine

Michael Fratianni, President of Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT), was elected new Chair of the new board of Green Marine at its Annual General Meeting. He succeeds Ron Tursi, President of Guardian Ship Management, who has served on the Board for six years, the last year of which was as Chairman. “I look forward to …

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Japanese majors form consortium to develop and commercialize zero-emission electric ships

Seven companies – Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd., Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd., Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., Tokyo Electric Power Company, and Mitsubishi Corporation – today announced establishment of the “e5 Consortium,” with the goal of establishing new ocean shipping infrastructure services through various initiatives to …

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Green Marine Europe launched

Paris and Quebec City – Green Marine and Surfrider Foundation Europe today announced that the Green Marine Europe environmental program is now available to European ship owners. The Green Marine Europe label is based on the Green Marine environmental certification program, a voluntary initiative by the maritime industry in Canada and the United States that aims …

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Helping developing world seafarers on the COVID-19 frontline

LONDON – “The outbreak of COVID-19 on a global scale has brought fear and uncertainty to key workers around the world. Those in the maritime sector have particular anxieties as they are displaced from home, friends, family and the other support mechanisms available to most. It has never been more important for these seafarers to …

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