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  • LNG barge granted ABS approval

    Jensen Maritime has been granted ‘approval in principle’ by ABS for its LNG bunkering articulated tug barge (ATB) – a solution for ports with “significant LNG needs” but not located near an LNG terminal. 30 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Electric terminal partnership

    Conductix-Wampfler and SSA México (SSAM) have successfully completed a full-scale electrification project at the Manzanillo Mexico Terminal, apparently the first container terminal in the Americas to operate on 100% electric power. 30 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • ABP invests £2.2m in Garston bulk terminal

    Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing £2.2m in an environmentally-friendly new bulk terminal at the Port of Garston, providing the port with future growth opportunities. 29 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Shore side power for Vancouver

    Port Metro Vancouver is to install shore side power facilities at two of its container terminals, a move which is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 75 tonnes per connection. 28 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • LA reduces smog with OffPeak trucks

    This year marks the tenth anniversary of PierPass Inc’s OffPeak Programme, which Los Angeles and Long Beach say has significantly reduced cargo-related congestion in and around the ports. 27 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Next-generation LNG carrier concept revealed

    A project between DNV GL, Hyundai Heavy Industries, GTT and ship owner GasLog has concluded with a LNG carrier concept offering claimed energy efficiencies of around 8%, with a 5% increase in cargo capacity. 24 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • ‘Green’ Europe-Asia freight solution launched

    French logistics company, Geodis Wilson, has launched a new Europe-Asia road and rail solution to help the industry optimise supply chain carbon footprint. 23 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Uruguay’s first LNG terminal back on track

    Uruguay’s first LNG regasification terminal is back on track after lengthy delays, with new subcontractors in place and dredging works nearing completion. 22 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Hamburg cruise pilot

    Hamburg’s new €64 million Steinwerder Cruise Centre (CC3) is off to a flying start handling nearly 60,000 passengers and 11 ships in its first month of operation. 22 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Connect with GreenPort

    GreenPort magazine is inviting readers to have their say on the environmental demands in the port industry by joining its LinkedIn group or interacting with it on Twitter. 21 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Greening the role of ports in the logistics chain

    The programme for this year’s GreenPort Congress hosted by Copenhagen Malmo Port from 7 to 9 October, will centre on greening the role of ports in the logistics chain. 20 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Canada’s first LNG ferry

    Canada’s first LNG powered ferry has entered into service in Québec. The vessel is also only the second LNG vessel of any kind to go into operation in North America. 20 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Hamburg tackles illegal waste dumping

    Vessels calling at the Port of Hamburg can now dispose of more waste for no extra cost – a move the port authority hopes will help tackle the illegal dumping of waste in the sea. 16 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • LA’s zero emissions plan

    The Port of LA has released a draft five-year action plan in which it details a steady move towards becoming a zero emissions port and how it will tackle technical and economic challenges to getting greener along the way. 16 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • ‘Green’ light for Poole development

    The UK’s Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) is making progress on the Port of Poole Master Plan to modernise the commercial port infrastructure following environmental assessments. 15 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Antwerp looks for an LNG concessionary

    The Port of Antwerp has made a new request for a concessionary to build and operate a new permanent LNG bunkering and filling facility on quay 528. 15 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Hong Kong tackles sulphur pollution

    A green group says that sulphur pollution around Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung and the city’s main container port have fallen markedly since new laws on were put in place on 1 July, but there is still much more work to be done. 14 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Noatum to test electric tractors

    Europe’s first electric terminal tractors are to be tested at Spain’s Noatum Container Terminal this year, as part of a €3.1m low-carbon port equipment project. 14 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • ‘Green’ award for India’s Krishnapatnam Port

    India’s Krishnapatnam Port has been awarded the ‘Golden Peacock Environmental Management Award’ for its ‘green’ operations and contribution to overall economic development in the region. 13 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Clean cargo guide

    The Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) has released a new guide for understanding and applying its Carbon Emission Accounting Methodology for calculations and benchmarking in the ocean container shipping sector. 13 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • Denmark’s first LNG terminal

    Fjord Line has put Denmark's first LNG terminal into operation at the Port of Hirtshals, opening up the European LNG market to the port. 09 Jul 2015 - GreenPort

  • ‘Green’ certification for New Orleans

    The Port of New Orleans has become the eighth US port to reach ‘green’ certification under the Green Marine environmental programme. 09 Jul 2015 - GreenPort