AIDAprima Sets Highest Standards in Emission Control

LNG operation in the ports of AIDAprima's Metropolitan routes in preparation
Press Release

April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - AIDAprima, the new flagship from Germany's leading cruise line, AIDA Cruises, is setting standards with regards to environmental and climate protection. No other ship has more modern eco-technology on board. AIDAprima is the world's first cruise ship to feature a dual-fuel engine and can be operated with low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) during the time spent docked at port. It also features two shore-side power supplies and is the world's first passenger ship with an onboard three-step system for exhaust aftertreatment.

B.C. LNG Poised to Reduce Global GHGs

Estimated 1.6 million deaths in China linked to air pollution. B.C. LNG projects can help reduce global GHGs.

While many Canadians have enjoyed the products produced in China – think furniture, toys, games, clothing, cars – there is a dark side to industrialization in that country.

It’s estimated that 1.6 million deaths a year in China are linked to air-pollution from the primarily coal-based production processes in that country.

UPS Expands Agreement for Renewable Liquified Natural Gas in Texas

Investment Deepens Commitment to Renewable Fuels
Press Release

ATLANTA, February 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it has expanded its agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) to use up to 500,000 gallon equivalents of renewable liquefied natural gas (RLNG) annually in Texas. UPS stations in Houston and Mesquite will dispense the RLNG to a fleet of about 140 UPS tractors.

Hope Is in the Air

A $15,000 donation from TransCanada’s Coastal GasLink and Prince Rupert Gas Transmission (PRGT) projects will allow Hope Air to arrange 45 flights for residents in need of medical treatment.

It’s easy to see why Chrissy and Travis Hollman chose to raise their family in Terrace, B.C., with its small-town feel and opportunities for growth through liquid natural gas (LNG) related projects. Four weeks after welcoming their son, Soren, he was airlifted to the children’s hospital in Vancouver where he was diagnosed with a ventricular septal defect, causing his heart to overwork and pump fluid into his lungs.

Mobile Classroom Takes Trades Training on the Road


As a former student, Riley Gowan understands how valuable a mobile classroom can be, especially for those students who can’t get to the college for instruction. With the new Mobile Trades Training Facility, supported by donations from TransCanada and the B.C. government, the classroom can go to them.

“I think this is going to be a great tool, especially for students who have never worked in a shop before,” said Gowen, an instructor at NorthWest Community College (NWCC) in Terrace, B.C.

Carnival Corporation Announces 2020 Sustainability Goals

Press Release

World’s largest travel and leisure company reinforces commitment to protecting environment by increasing water efficiency and reducing waste production, greenhouse gases and other emissions

Key sustainability goals also include commitments to the health, safety and security of guests and crewmembers, workforce diversity and inclusion, supply chain and community involvement

Bechtel Raises the Bar with Stakeholder Engagement

Making sustainability part of the successful project handover to customers and communities

“By making sustainability part of the project handover to the customers and communities, we knew where we wanted to be and how to get there,” said Melissa Case, Manager of Community Relations, Curtis Island LNG projects, Bechtel.

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“By making sustainability part of the project handover to the customers and communities, we knew where we wanted to be and how to get there,” said Melissa Case, Manager of Community Relations, Curtis Island LNG projects, Bechtel.

Chief Councillor Ellis Ross of the Haisla Nation on First Nations and Energy Development in Canada

Posted by David Braun of National Geographic
Located in the North Coast region of the Canadian province of British Columbia, the traditional territory of the Haisla Nation has found itself at the center of Canada’s energy and international commerce debate.

A Closer Look at Canada’s Goal of “Cleanest LNG in the World”

What exactly is “the cleanest liquefied natural gas in the world?”
It’s a hypothetical fuel that leaders in British Columbia, Canada, have repeatedly promised to deliver in an effort to build public support for their proposed LNG industry. But while it sounds clear-cut, it’s proven a tough nut to crack.

In British Columbia, Mulling the Role of Natural Gas in a Sustainable Energy Future

Posted by Marianne Lavelle

British Columbia finds itself at the forefront of the global debate on natural gas, and its role in the future of energy.


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