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  • Homing in on environmental management

    The African ports sector is working hard to build capacity through promoting environmental management and enhanced performance through education, exchange of knowledge and experience, and collaborative research. 27 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Indonesia launches green container terminal

    Indonesian state-owned terminal operator, PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Pelindo III), has launched its ‘green’ Lamong Bay Terminal, a milestone in the country’s sustainable transport strategy. 26 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Break-bulk app for efficient container handling

    The Port of Antwerp has launched a new break-bulk application which it says should lead to more efficient greener handling and help save time and money for its customers. 26 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • Maersk sets bold CO2 emissions target

    Maersk Line has set itself a bold target as part of its ‘Sustainability Update’ for 2014, with the aim of cutting CO2 emissions per container by 60% by 2020, compared to levels from 2007. 22 May 2015 - GreenPort

  • 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 onboard its trucks. 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