Canadian Coast Guard adopts hybrid-electric vessel, explores low-carbon fuel options

Canada’s seafaring fleet is exploring multiple ways to reduce its carbon emissions with the Canadian Coast Guard opening bids to construct a hybrid-electric fishery research vessel and testing biodiesel blends to lower emissions in its combustion vessels

Atlantic Canada makes strides to decarbonize commercial marine vessels

With pressure building on the commercial marine sector to decarbonize, stakeholders in the Atlantic Provinces are taking the lead with pilot programs, vessel launches and policy research to develop new solutions for commercial watercraft

Some of Canada’s tour operators are making their mark separating carbon emissions from outdoor recreation

Compared to Europe, the uptake of zero-emission recreational vehicles in Canada is modest — but now a handful of tourism companies and manufacturers are setting a climate-friendly standard with electric Tundra Buggies, watercraft and snowmobiles

BC Ferries’ new hybrid-electric vessels just the start of a major electrification push

In an exclusive interview, BC Ferries CEO Mark Collins outlines his plan to convert at least half of the operator’s 36-vessel fleet to electric, updates his pitch for government support, and reflects on a disappointing lack of interest from Canadian shipyards

Nova Scotia to get first electric ferry in $3.3-million electrified transport and net-zero passenger terminal initiative

The Halifax Regional Municipality is adding an electric ferry to its public transportation fleet as part of electrification transition, it said in a June announcement

Canada’s world-leading powersports vehicle maker BRP to launch electric versions of all vehicle lines by 2026

Calling it a move that’s been “in the making for years,” the maker of Ski-doo, Evinrude and Can-Am says it will invest $300 million to electrify its product lines using in-house technology, with the first models ready for the market in 2023