Port of Montreal Honored for Sustainable Development and Environmental Excellence


For the 17th consecutive year, the Port of Montreal has been recognized for its sustainable development practices and environmental performance by Green Marine, a leading voluntary environmental certification program in the marine shipping industry.

Announcement at GreenTech Conference

The results were announced at the annual GreenTech conference, held from June 5 to 7 in Halifax, Canada.

Among the 59 participating port authorities, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) achieved top-tier rankings, earning a perfect score of 5 out of 5 in several categories, including:

  • Environmental Leadership
  • Waste Management
  • Dry Bulk Handling and Storage
  • Spill Prevention and Stormwater Management
  • Community Relations

High Score in Air Emissions

The MPA also received a commendable score of 4 out of 5 in the category of Air Emissions GHG & Air Pollutants.

Commitment to Environmental Excellence

Julie Gascon, president, and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority, praised the efforts of the team: “The success of Green Marine’s 2023 certification would not have been possible without the unwavering commitment and hard work of our teams rallying to maintain and surpass our high standards of environmental excellence every year. Thank you to everyone who makes it possible for the Port of Montreal to achieve results that match its ambitions and to keep striving to continuously improve its track record in sustainable development.”

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Source: Container News