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Hybrid technology for NY terminals
Two container terminal facilities in New York will be retrofitted with auto stop-start hybrid technology at a cost of up to US$144,000, as part of emission-reduction plans by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). 28 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Ships go green with e-certs
The Danish, Norwegian and Singapore maritime authorities have agreed to champion the use of e-certificates (e-certs) for the shipping community as part of a drive to digitalise the shipping industry, reduce administrative manpower and costs and become more efficient. 27 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Singapore opens first LNG truck facility
Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd (SLNG) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have jointly launched Singapore’s first LNG truck loading facility. 26 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
European first for LNG regasification
Repsol and Enagás have supplied a ship LNG directly from a regasification plant, apparently the first time this has happened in Europe. 26 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Essar wins bid for Haldia LNG terminal
India’s Essar Group has apparently won a bid to set up a 1 million tonne LNG terminal at Haldia port in West Bengal. 26 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Hueneme wins environmental award
California's Port of Hueneme has been recognised for its environmental projects with a state award. 25 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
London’s getting greener
The UK’s Port of London Authority (PLA) says that there’s been a positive early uptake of its green discount on port charges. 25 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Eco-friendly material handling
The UK’s first Liebherr LH 120 M mobile material handler has been put into operation at Ridham Sea Terminal in Kent. 20 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Visedo focuses on Asia
Finnish manufacturer of heavy duty electric drivetrains, Visedo, is focusing on hastening the transition to hybrid and electric marine vessels across Asia. 19 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Battery power for Chinese port
Corvus Energy will provide Orca Energy lithium-ion energy storage systems (ESS) for four hybrid RTGs at Changshu Port, which wants to increase its efficiency and reduce emissions. 18 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Infrastructure project recognition
ICTSI’s Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) in Melbourne has been recognised for its smart infrastructure which may just help to ramp up commercial interest in automated terminals. 13 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Port of Koper looks to LNG
Slovenia’s Port of Koper is currently looking into its LNG infrastructure on the back of Directive 2014/94/EU which was adopted with the aim of minimising dependence on oil and mitigating the environmental impact of transport. 12 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Royal HaskoningDHV reclamation project
Royal HaskoningDHV has been awarded a major design project for the reclamation and shore protection project in Angola’s capital city. 10 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Embracing automation and sustainability
A new report by Trelleborg discusses the opportunities available to marine industry stakeholders through ‘smart’ technologies, process automation, and the capture, analysis and effective use of Big Data. 10 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Japan demonstrates its green commitment
The Port of Yokohama has joined the Green Award Scheme in a bid to continually improve environmental protection and safety at the port. 06 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
A holistic solution to cut emissions
To reduce the carbon emissions in Indian ports, the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India initiated ‘Project Green Ports’, factoring in the environmental perspective for sustained growth, writes S M Arun, Corporate Relations Manager, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust. 05 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Yard crane survey insight
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) recently made its fifth annual yard crane survey publically available. In this issue’s PEMA column, Lars Meurling, chair of PEMA’s Safety & Environmental Committee, provides an overview of the report and its findings. 05 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
A collective voice in sustainability
Safety and environmental risk expert, RightShip, is the latest company to join The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), the collective group working together to help create a more environmentally sustainable maritime industry by 2040. 05 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Arctic LNG terminal swings into action
Sabetta Port has received its first ice-breaking LNG tanker which will serve Russia’s Yamal LNG project, strengthening the position of the Russian Federation in the Arctic and contributing to the development of the Northern Sea Route. 03 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Asian LNG bunkering cooperation
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Ports and Harbours Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan (MLIT) in order to better promote the use of LNG in the region. 03 Apr 2017 - GreenPort