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  • GreenPort Congress heads to Copenhagen

    The tenth GreenPort Congress and Cruise Conference, organised by Mercator Media, will take place from 6 to 9 October 2015 at Copenhagen’s Malmö Port in conjunction with Danish Maritime Days (DMD). 25 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • IMO adopts Polar Code

    The IMO has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code) and related SOLAS, marking a major milestone in its work to protect ships and people aboard them in the harsh polar regions. 25 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Funding for Aberdeen

    The UK’s Aberdeen Harbour Board is to carry out and environmental impact (EIA) assessment for the expansion of the harbour after receiving funding from the European Commission. 24 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Shore side power seminar

    Schneider Electric is keeping the focus firmly on the benefits of shore side power with a free seminar for both ship operators and ports being held this week in London, UK. 24 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • MoU to promote the use of LNG

    To promote liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel within the maritime and offshore industry, a memorandum of understanding has been signed between DNV GL and Qatar shipyard Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM). 24 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Rotortug sets sail for Hong Kong

    The second tug in a series of four next generation Rotortugs on order with Cheoy Lee Shipyards Ltd has set sail for Hong Kong and its new owner, Elisabeth Ltd. 21 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • LEPs light up ports sector

    US-based lighting specialist, Luxim, is seeing an increase in demand from the ports sector as it looks for more ways to be ‘green’. 21 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Imtech equips LNG-hybrid barge

    Becker Marine Systems’ LNG-hybrid barge – said to be the first in the world – has been equipped with Imtech Marine’s latest technology, supporting the barge’s ‘green’ approach. 20 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • New association to promote 'green' propulsion

    A new association has been set up to encourage, advise and support the use of wind propulsion technologies in the commercial shipping industry. 18 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Wärtsilä to design ‘first’ LNG tug for Middle East

    Wärtsilä is to design and supply the propulsion and other equipment for a new LNG-fuelled harbour tug, said to be the first for the Middle East region. 18 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Bergen adopts shore side power

    The Port of Bergen will be entering into the first phase of implementing shore side power for offshore supply ships in January 2015. 17 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Forklift ‘first’ points to emission-free future

    A collaboration between UK-based Briggs Equipment and Honda has resulted in the production of a hydrogen fuel cell-powered truck that relies entirely on renewable energy sources. 14 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • LNG gas carriers make the cut

    Two new LNG-powered vessels being named on Teesside, UK, today, are set to significantly cut the environmental impact of chemical transport. 13 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Green Port Hull construction makes progress

    Construction at the UK’s Green Port Hull site on Alexandra Dock has been contracted to a joint venture between GRAHAM and Lagan Construction Group for a value of £100m. 12 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • EU shipowners call for scrubber clarity

    European shipowners are calling on EU Member States to adopt a clear, long-term position on the issue of the discharges of washwater by open-loop scrubber technology, ahead of the EU Sulphur Directive. 11 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Keeping it clean in Oman

    Gulf Agency Company (GAC) has been granted permission to seek a license to operate its cleaning systems at Sohar Port and Freezone, which the port’s chief executive says could “revolutionise” the industry. 10 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Sulphur survey launched by EU shipowners

    European shipowners have launched a survey to monitor the economic impact of the 0.1% sulphur requirements for shipping in the European Sulphur Emission Control Areas (SECAs), due to enter into force on 1 January 2015. 07 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Getting better with transparency

    The secretary of the Global Shippers Forum (GSF) has outlined the need for transparency of carbon emissions so that shippers can identify and act on their own carbon footprints. 06 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • LNG bunkering and supply for Dunkerque

    The French Port of Dunkerque has chosen a consortium for the set-up of a marine bunkering and on-land supply chain of small-scale LNG, ahead of the opening of the LNG terminal. 06 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • KOTUG wins LNG operation contract

    KOTUG is now Brunei Shell Petroleum Company’s exclusive towage provider for all LNG vessels at the Brunei LNG Terminal. 05 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Antwerp call for LNG bunkering station operator

    Antwerp Port Authority has issued an official request for proposals to operate the new LNG barge bunkering station being built at the port. 05 Nov 2014 - GreenPort

  • Bureau Veritas tackles acoustic pollution

    Bureau Veritas has launched a voluntary notation developed to help shipbuilders and operators reduce underwater noise radiating from ships. 04 Nov 2014 - GreenPort