Mackinac Island Ferry Company Joins Green Marine

PHOTO COURTESY OF MACKINAC ISLAND FERRY COMPANY After an announcement earlier this year that it will convert one of its passenger ferries from diesel to electric, the Mackinac Island Ferry Company has furthered its sustainability efforts through joining Green Marine, an environmental certification program that encourages maritime enterprises to take action in protecting the environment. […]

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Suzuki Marine Makes Run to the Capitol Using New EcoFuel

The 26-foot Sea Pro center console covered 940 miles on a new sustainable fuel offered by VP Racing. Courtesy Suzuki/Ron Ballanti Editor’s Note: Boating Contributing Editor, Capt. John Page Williams joined Team Suzuki for a leg of this trip, running right into Washington, DC. A naturalist, licensed captain and award-winning journalist, Williams is working on […]

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Suzuki completes EcoFuel run to D.C. during ABC

Suzuki Marine is featuring a boat at the 2023 American Boating Congress (ABC) that has made the journey from the company’s home state of Florida up to the nation’s capitol. The trip — dubbed the Suzuki Marine EcoFuel Run to the Capitol — covered more than 940 miles aboard a 26-foot Sea Pro center console […]

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Michigan Announces Fresh Coast Maritime Challenge to Advance Sustainable Maritime Mobility

PHOTO COURTESY OF TRAVERSE CONNECT A new first-of-its-kind program in the U.S. that helps advance sustainable maritime travel will put Michigan at the forefront of the electric boating revolution. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the Fresh Coast Maritime Challenge, which establishes a grant program that offers companies assistance to support the decarbonization and electrification of […]

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X Shore partners with Safe Harbor Marinas

X Shore, the Swedish technology company building sustainable electric boats, announces its partnership with Safe Harbor Marinas. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Safe Harbor Marinas to encourage more boating enthusiasts to experience 100% silent, high-performance electric boats,” said Jenny Keisu, CEO of X Shore. “Our organizations share a passion for the water and […]

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Five Mercury Marine facilities achieve ‘zero waste to landfill’ designation

Mercury Marine announced the addition of five facilities to its list of zero-waste-to-landfill (ZWTL) operations. Starting in December 2022, sustainability teams at these locations across the U.S. began reporting that their months-long initiatives aimed at reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials have brought their facilities into compliance with widely accepted ZWTL standards.  The newly designated […]

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Crewsaver Embraces New Processes to Reduce Environmental Impact

PHOTO COURTESY OF CREWSAVER Lifejacket manufacturer Crewsaver is implementing a new shift in the design and production of its life jackets to embrace a more environmentally conscious approach, starting with its new-for-2023 EXO lifejackets showcased at Metstrade in Amsterdam in November, which will adopt a three-pronged approach to decrease environmental impact. Users will have the […]

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