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  • Partnership explores LNG truck options

    Contship Italia Group is joining forces with fellow Italian transport providers Hannibal and Iveco to explore the operational performance of using LNG engines on its trucks to make them more environmentally friendly. 21 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Rotortugs on the Thames

    The hybrid Kotug Rotortugs ‘RT Ambition’ and ‘RT Evolution’ have towed the Cruise Ship ‘Viking Star’ into the Port of London up the River Thames, marking the port’s largest ever cruise call. 21 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Pacific Northwest LNG project

    The Canadian province of British Columbia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Pacific NorthWest LNG for a proposed new facility on Lelu Island on land administered by the Prince Rupert Port Authority. 21 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • DNV GL unveils new FLNG concept

    DNV GL has developed a new unmanned floating LNG (FLNG) vessel concept, ‘Solitude’, said to improve maintenance, and safety and environmental compliance while at the same time saving on costs. 20 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Antwerp grants ‘green’ discount

    The Port of Antwerp is rewarding vessels that use alternative technology to reduce emissions of particulates with a 15-20% discount on port dues. 19 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • IMO adopts polar environmental revisions

    Vessels trading in the Polar Regions now have new safety and environmental regulations to comply with following the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee’s (MEPC) adoption of the Polar Code and associated MARPOL amendments. 18 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • EU short sea shipping plea

    A number of European organisations are calling on the European Commission and Member States to ensure they exploit the full potential of short sea shipping as laid out in the Athens Declaration. 14 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Re-using waste oil

    Alfa Laval's PureDry system is helping shippers to take advantage of MARPOL rule MEPC.1/Circ.642 because it was designed to allow shipowners and operators to reuse the HFO fraction of waste oil. 14 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Contargo awarded for eco operations

    Contargo has been given the ‘Eco Performance Award’ for its “integrated” sustainability concept and tariff calculation system. 13 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Green development in Canada

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has made the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project available to the public for comment. 12 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Rotterdam rewards sustainability

    A Terntak oil/product tanker has been rewarded as the most sustainable vessel to dock at the Port of Rotterdam in 2014. 12 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Offshore hubs for a greener future

    As ports look to expand to adapt to ever-increasing vessel sizes, offshore hubs are the way forward for a greener future, says USA-based engineering and construction company, Bechtel. 12 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • First fuelling for German LNG ferry

    German ferry MS Ostfriesland has been fuelled, for the first time ever, with low-emission LNG. 11 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • New ‘green’ engines for Liebherr cranes

    Liebherr is enhancing its fleet of mobile harbour cranes (LHM) with diesel engines to help the industry meet ever-changing emission and fuel consumption targets. 08 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Commission commits €16m for e-Ferry

    The European Commission is committing €16m in funding for a 100% electric ferry that promises to cut CO2 emissions to make European waterborne transport greener. 07 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Terex reaches new heights

    Terex Port Solutions has introduced its new range of reach stackers, Liftace 5-31, said to offer low fuel consumption, simple maintenance and an ergonomic cab design. 07 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Polar Code adoption on busy MEPC agenda

    Adoption of the Polar Code, an implementation timeframe for the Ballast Water Management Conevention and methodology discussions for a review on low-sulphur fuel availability are highlights of a busy IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting this month. 06 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Green upgrade for Hyster ReachStacker

    Hyster has upgraded its ‘green’ ReachStacker series to help ports and terminal experiencing increased container throughput further reduce costs and emissions. 05 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Maasvlakte II officially opens

    APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Rotterdam facility has officially opened promising to set new standards in safety, automation and zero emissions. 30 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Terex introduces new ‘Stackace’ range

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has unveiled four new-generation lift trucks, the Terex® Stackace™ E 5-8, E 6-8, E 6-9 and E 7-9, said to be more cost-effective, serviceable and ergonomic than their predecessors. 30 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Peel Ports calls on industry to ‘act green’

    Peel Ports in the UK has unveiled its ambitious carbon emissions initiative and is calling on the industry to rethink supply chain and service routes to help reduce freight mileage by 200 million miles over the next five years. 29 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Shippers’ dismay over EU regional CO2 regs

    The shipping industry has expressed its disappointment over the vote taken in the European Parliament to adopt a regional EU Regulation on the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of individual ship CO2 emissions. 29 Apr 2015 - GreenPort