2022-04-07 Product news

Canada eyeing green shipping corridor in the Great Lakes

Canada’s Chamber of Marine Commerce (CMC) to explore establishing a new Canadian green shipping corridor in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence waterway.

This interesting article is about the Canadian marine industry. Alfa Laval’s equipment onboard vessels protects their important equipment as well as reduces energy costs and harmful emissions.

Read the full article on offshore-energy.biz

“…industry could collaborate with government and research facilities to create a green shipping corridor in the Great Lakes where recent practices would be demonstrated. This would include the use of cleaner energy sources being put to the test and, as viable, used to reduce carbon…

Marine is already the greenest mode with all domestic vessels accounting for only 0.59% of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2019,” Bruce Burrows, CMC’s president/CEO, said.

Moving more cargo on inland ships offers the opportunity to significantly reduce overall emissions from the transportation sector — 68% of which is caused by trucks and cars.…”

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