Media Advisory - Marine industry and the environment - Canadian marine industry charts a course for the future



    QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - The St. Lawrence and Great Lakes
marine industry, collectively known as Green Marine, will officially unveil
its environmental policy and announce the first companies to formally commit
to the policy on the occasion of Quebec Marine Day 2007 at the Port of Quebec
cruise ship terminal on October 23 at 10:30 a.m. For the first time in North
America, the various marine industry stakeholders (shipowners, ports, and
terminals) have joined forces to implement an environmental action plan along
a major maritime corridor, the St. Lawrence-Great Lakes Seaway.
    The companies signing on will be introduced at the launch in the presence
of Quebec Minister for Transport Julie Boulet and Green Marine cochairs Gerry
Carter (Canada Steamship Lines), Terry Johnson (Saint Lawrence Seaway
Development Corporation), and Laurence G. Pathy (FEDNAV).

    
                               October 23, 2007
                                 10:30 a.m.
                     Port of Quebec Cruise Ship Terminal
                             (84 rue Dalhousie)
    

    PARKING AND REGISTRATION: Parking will be reserved for media members near
the entrance. On October 23, the terminal will welcome a cruise ship. Media
representatives will therefore be required to register at the security post.
Providing an advance list of those who will be attending will accelerate this
procedure. RSVP
    To learn more about the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes Marine Industry
Environmental Policy, visit the Green Marine website at <a href="http://www.green-marine.org/index.php?lang=en">www.green-marine.org</a>,
where a copy of the policy is also available.




For further information:

For further information: and RSVP: POINTCOMM: Jean-Sébastien Brousseau,
(418) 529-8270, (418) 953-4749, jsb.comm@gmail.com; Source: Marc Gagnon (Green
Marine)

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