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IMO approval for Damen external BWMS
Damen’s InvaSave external ballast water treatment system which is designed primarily for use in ports and harbours has received IMO type approval. 23 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Sustainable bulk container supply
In late 2014, MMG issued a tender for the supply of 1,200 specialised containers to move copper from its flagship Las Bambas mine to the Port of Matarani on the west coast of Peru. 22 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Environmentally respectful import of dry bulk
With the increase of punitive measures for operations that have a negative environmental impact and the significant pressure on companies to increase efficiencies, port operators need to find new and innovative ways to ensure that they remain competitive, writes Jon Parker, sales manager, SAMSON Materials Handling Ltd. 22 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Reliable and innovative oil recovery solutions
Vikoma was founded by BP after the Torrey Canyon Oil spill off Cornwall in 1967 and since then has been providing reliable and innovative oil recovery and environment solutions to ports and harbours worldwide, writes Karen Lucas, managing director, Vikoma. 22 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Providing sustainable solutions to global challenges
DEME's mission is to provide sustainable solutions for some of the major challenges the world faces today including global warming, rising sea levels and the rising demand for energy, writes Helen Hill, on behalf of the DEME Group. 22 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Promoting LNG usage
A new standard has been introduced by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) for safe and sustainable bunkering of LNG-powered ships which aims to promote the fuel's usage, writes Alice Mason, news reporter. 21 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Larger vessels vs the community
The green light given to a new terminal development in Venice has drawn criticism from the cruise industry over what has been called a totally ‘unworkable solution’. 21 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Volvo engines for Kalmar
Kalmar has chosen Volvo Penta to supply Stage V solutions for its new European port equipment models. 17 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Significant progress for Bremenports
Bremenports has published its fourth GRI report which shows significant progress in the area of sustainability. 15 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
LNG bunkering at JAXPORT
Construction has begun on a new LNG facility at JAXPORT’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal in Jacksonville, US, which will serve new LNG vessels currently being built for the US mainland-Puerto Rico trade route. 14 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
LNG retrofit ferry
The president of the Port of Barcelona believes that having a good LNG supply infrastructure will allow the port to attract some of the most modern and energy efficient ships. 14 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Helsinki gets MoorMaster technology
The Port of Helsinki has opened its new West Terminal 2 passenger ferry terminal where MoorMaster technology will help large ferries moor more efficiently. 13 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Solar powered ferry terminal
Singapore Cruise Centre (SCC) is partnering with Sunseap Group to convert the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to solar power. 09 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Fuel savings and noise reduction
Kalmar has delivered five new green Kalmar Gloria reachstackers to Barge Terminal Tilburg (BTT) in the Netherlands. 08 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Innovative new oil recovery system
Global environmental solutions company, Lamor Corporation, has demonstrated an innovative new way to recover oil in Halifax, Canada, which is based on the fish net trawling principle. 08 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Aalborg ready to meet PRF directive
The Port of Aalborg in Denmark is to install a Port Reception Facility (PRF) to enable cruise ships to discharge both black and grey water directly at the terminal by 2018. 07 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Zero emissions equipment grant
The Port of Long Beach is set to receive a major grant which will fund a demonstration project for zero-emissions cargo-handling equipment. 07 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Energy innovation at Marseille Fos
Marseille Fos released its 2016 results which show a total cargo of 81m tonnes and a spike in passenger numbers with 2.7m visitors overall and 1.6m cruise visitors. 06 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Electric cranes for LNG ops
Liebherr is delivering efficient electric cranes to Puerto Rico which will be used to load and discharge containerised cargo aboard Crowley’s two new LNG powered Con-Ro ships. 06 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Battery electric ASV commuter ferry
Effect Ships International (ESI) and Echandia Marine (EM) have developed a new non-polluting, fast, economical commuter vessel. 03 Mar 2017 - GreenPort