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  • ExxonMobil responds to ECA fuel challenge

    ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants has unveiled a marine fuel designed to help operators comply with the 0.10% ECA sulphur limit set which will enter into force on 1 January 2015. 11 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Jotun wins Triple-E contract

    Marine antifouling coatings specialist, Jotun, has signed a landmark agreement with Maersk Line to supply Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) for the Triple-E new build project. 10 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • €124m LNG investment

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a €124m loan to Fjord Line for the expansion of its fleet, starting with two new LNG cruise ferries. 09 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Biosecurity: a front-line battle

    Inevitably ports are increasingly involved in the battle against the flood of intruders piggybacking on global trade. However, some port defences are further developed than others, says Stevie Knight, GreenPort Contributor. 08 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • EU countries enforce emissions regulations

    A number of North Western European counties are joining forces in a bid to make the control of ship’s sulphur emissions more efficient. 08 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Ship recycling convention ratified

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) says that France has become the third state to ratify the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships 2009. 08 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • GDF Suez signs LNG agreement

    GDF Suez has signed a framework agreement with Mitsubishi and NYK to develop the LNG bunkering market through LNG bunkering vessels. 07 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Baltic ports management merger

    The owners of the Swedish and Finnish harbours, Umeå and Vaasa, have set up a joint company, Kvarkenhamnar AB to takeover management of the ports in January 2015. 07 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • “Ground-breaking” LNG concept

    ABS has entered into a joint development project (JDP) with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) to develop what is thought will be the industry’s first LNG-fuelled drillship. 07 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Kumport e-RTG project completed

    Turkish port operator Kumport’s eight Kalmar diesel powered rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) have been converted to e-RTGs by a joint team from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (ZPMC) and ZPMC Mediterranean Turkey. 03 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • US$800,000 funding to improve US emissions

    The US Environmental protection Agency (EPA) is awarding almost US$800,000 to the Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC) to reduce emissions from non-road equipment and marine vessels. 03 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Rotterdam opens for LNG seagoing ships

    The Rotterdam Port Management Bye-laws have been amended to enable LNG bunkering of seagoing ships at the Port of Rotterdam. 02 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Getting a greener bulk terminal

    Port sustainability was of course hot on the agenda at this year’s TOC Europe (London 24 to 26 June 2014). 01 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • LNG use in terminal tractors

    Spanish terminal operator, Noatum, was at TOC Europe this year, to give the lowdown on its experiment on the use of LNG in terminal tractors at Valencia. 01 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Measuring lighting impact

    Yazi Fletcher, chief technical officer, Phoenix Products Company, outlined the benefits of LED lighting at this year’s TOC Europe exhibition. 01 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Gothenburg incentive encourages cleaner fuel

    The Port of Gothenburg is encouraging shipping companies to switch to cleaner fuel with a substantial discount for vessels running on LNG. 30 Jun 2014 - GreenPort

  • Winners of ‘Electric and Hybrid Marine Awards’ announced

    The winners of the first ever ‘Electric and Hybrid Marine Awards’, which champions the best in technology and design in the sector, have been announced. 27 Jun 2014 - GreenPort

  • Kalmar sets emissions benchmark

    Kalmar’s hybrid straddle carriers, delivered to MSC Home Terminal in Antwerp earlier this year, have set the industry benchmark for fuel consumption and emissions. 26 Jun 2014 - GreenPort

  • Green agenda at PEMA Forum

    There was an emphasis on the green agenda at this year's Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) Forum held at TOC Europe. 26 Jun 2014 - GreenPort

  • GTT signs LNG carrier contract

    French engineering and technology company Gaztransport and Technigaz, has signed an agreement for the design and construction of two LNG carriers to be built by Japan’s Imabari Shipbuilding. 25 Jun 2014 - GreenPort

  • Wärtsilä seals ‘industry first’ recognition

    Wärtsilä has gained service level recognition for its Airguard and Oceanguard propeller shaft sealing systems from Lloyd’s Register and is said to be the first company in the industry to do so. 25 Jun 2014 - GreenPort

  • Felixstowe commits to being green

    The Port of Felixstowe is looking to improve its operational and environmental efficiency with the introduction of its first electric-powered rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs). 24 Jun 2014 - GreenPort