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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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Massive spending anticipated in hydrogen-related projects

  Project cargo carriers are on the verge of a windfall as the growing push to decarbonize creates opportunities to haul materials and equipment needed for billions of dollars in green energy projects, according to an industry expert quoted in a JOC.Com report. That windfall could be driven by as much as $50 billion annually

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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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Make it five for the Forillon Shipyard

  GASPÉ, QC – Chantier Naval Forillon today announced the delivery of the fifth search and rescue vessel it has built for the Canadian Coast Guard, the CCGS Hare Bay, as part of a major contract, the first having been delivered in 2017. The contract calls for the yard to supply the Coast Guard with

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OECD countries underline support to “greener” transport solutions

  PARIS – Ministers of transport from the 63 member countries, including Canada and the United States,  of the International Transport Forum at the Paris-based OECD have agreed to use recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic to transform transport. The ministers noted that “the recovery from this pandemic offers new opportunities to reshape transport systems and

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Chinese illegal fishing plagues Korean waters

  Hundreds of Chinese boats drop anchor near Ulleung Island in South Korean waters. (September, 2016) OFF THE COAST OF SOUTH KOREA — The battered wooden “ghost boats” drift through the Sea of Japan for months, their only cargo the corpses of starved North Korean fishermen whose bodies have been reduced to skeletons. In 2019,

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