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  • Shiploading systems for the grain industry

    Dust problems can occur at every transfer point from one conveyor to the other. The height difference is a key factor, writes Tomas Kisslinger at Neuero. 26 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Looking towards the hinterland

    An inland port may be defined as a strategic, multimodal node that includes at least a ship or barge terminal with connection to other ports before reaching oceanic trade, writes Xavier Seguí, Master in Chemical Engineering, Martí Puig, PhD candidate and Dr Rosa Mari Darbra, associate professor, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and Chris Wooldridge, senior researcher at Cardiff University, UK. 26 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Indonesia ratifies ballast water convention

    Indonesia has become the latest country to ratify the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, according to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). 25 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Cleaning up the Asia Pacific

    Konecranes has unveiled its next Generation C series of lift trucks to its south-east Asian Pacific customers meaning that they can now benefit from increased efficiency and engine performance. 25 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • CO2 reduction goals

    The United Nations (UNFCCC) has published a synthesis report analysing the impact of the pledges made by 146 nations to reduce CO2 emissions. 24 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • NACCO name change

    Lift truck expert, NACCO Materials Handling Group Inc, a subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc, will change its corporate name to Hyster-Yale Group Inc from January 2016. 24 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • An increasingly influencial voice

    With its membership now at nearly 90-strong, the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, (PEMA), is an increasingly important forum and public voice for the global ports and terminals sectors, says Lars Meurling, PEMA’s Safety & Environment Committee Chair and Vice Chair, Loréne Grandidier. 24 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • When the only constant is change

    The world is changing rapidly. Developments are coming one upon the other, more rapidly than ever before. This makes the future unpredictable, but also rich in opportunities, writes Carla Jong, environmental issues project manager and Nataly Katan, new business project manager, Port of Amsterdam. 24 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Mitigation schemes in Denmark

    For many years environmental relations have played an important part in the operation and development of ports and port areas. More recently environmental regulations seem to have been both more extensive and complex writes Flemming Elbæk, attorney-at-law, Haugaard∙Nielsen Law firm and Lone Kørnøv, professor, The Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment, University of Aalborg, Denmark. 24 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Regulation of noise from moored ships

    Ships that are moored in ports need energy but since only few ports and ships are equipped with alternative maritime power, ships generate their own power with auxiliary engines creating noise, writes Rob Witte, DGMR Consultant for construction, industry, traffic, environment and software. 24 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Ballast water solutions at the ready

    The IMO Ballast Water Management Convention edges ever closer to ratification, along with all the implications it contains for the 60,000 vessels that will be affected, writes Damen’s Manager of Ballast Water Treatment, Gert-Jan Oude Egberink. 24 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Baltic Sea focus

    Economic and environmental opportunities lie ahead as the Baltic-Nordic regions plan new LNG terminals, writes Lauren Riga, international energy and sustainability analyst. 23 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • DNV GL LNG safety studies

    LNG as a ship fuel holds great potential to increase operational efficiency, while reducing environmental impact, especially in the inland navigation sector, according to new LNG Masterplan safety studies performed by DNV GL. 23 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Amsterdam aims for better air quality

    The Port of Amsterdam is closely monitoring the new biofuel initiative as it aims to achieve the best possible air quality at the port. 20 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Reporting carbon emissions

    Five shipping companies have enlisted the support of emissions verification company, Verifavia, in ensuring they comply with new carbon emission regulations. 20 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Cutting haulage miles

    Peel Ports has announced that is has secured 50 advocates for its Cargo200 initiative and is urging shippers in the North West of England to join the campaign. 19 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Shining the light on energy savings

    The Associated British Ports’ (ABP) owned Newport Docks in South Wales is benefitting from around 81% in energy savings owing to its new upgraded lighting system. 17 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • LNG terminal vetoed

    Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York, has vetoed the Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Deepwater Port on grounds of security and economic concerns. 17 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Sustainable cruise development

    The Port Authority of Savona and Costa Cruises have signed a three year agreement for the development of sustainability in the cruise sector. 16 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Livorno goes electric

    Livorno is to become the first port in Italy, and the second in Europe, to supply vessels with electricity from the shore with anti-pollution technology. 13 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • ESPO award for Dublin

    The Port of Dublin has been awarded this year’s ESPO Award in recognition of its strategies to make schools and universities aware of the local port’s activities. 12 Nov 2015 - GreenPort

  • Kalmar wins Melbourne equipment order

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received a large equipment order from Australia's new automotive RoRo terminal, Melbourne International RoRo and Automotive Terminal Pty Ltd (MIRRAT), due to open in April 2016. 12 Nov 2015 - GreenPort