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  • Dover promotes ‘green’ culture

    The UK’s Port of Dover is working hard to promote a ‘green’ culture after hitting major eco-friendly milestones and told GreenPort it’s preparing for a new development in 2015. 19 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Another industry award for Siwertell

    Siwertell, part of Cargotec, has been awarded the International Bulk Journal (IBJ) ‘Best Ship Loading/Unloading System’ award for the fourth time. 18 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Braemar LNG moves ahead with new containment system

    Braemar LNG is moving to the next phase of developing its new containment system after signing a licence agreement with General Dynamics NASSCO to use its patents in design and construction of the system. 16 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Wind power for Maasvlakte II

    APM Terminals has signed a two-year contract with Amsterdam based NV Nuon Energy for wind powered generated electricity to power the new cranes and handling equipment at the new Maasvlakte II terminal. 16 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • More Kalmar RTGs for Poland

    Kalmar is to supply five of its latest generation zero emissions rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) for Poland’s Gdynia Container Terminal (GCT), in preparation for its expansion. 16 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • More support for US seaports

    The United States Congress has agreed more support for US seaports in the form of significant increases in funding for emissions reductions, maintenance tax and transport infrastructure development. 15 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Dramatic reduction in emissions

    The Port of Oakland has been achieving dramatic reductions in diesel emissions according to new research by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 15 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Samskip launches new EU connection

    Samskip Multimodal has launched its first direct international rail service between Rotterdam’s Rail Service Centre (RSC) facility and Italy’s Melzo hub, east of Milan. 12 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Energy efficiency top of the agenda

    In the first meeting of a new European energy efficiency project a number of developments were agreed upon that aim to push the port industry towards more efficient operational models. 12 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • POLB encourages operators to test the water

    A new incentive programme is in place at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) to reward vessel operators helping test new air pollution-control technology for ships. 11 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Venice terminal masterplan

    Engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has delivered its master plan for the new Venice container terminal, which should deliver major efficiency and reduce equipment costs saving the port millions of euros. 11 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Hamilton to harness ‘green’ technology

    Canada’s Port Fuels and Materials Services Inc is to build a plasma gasification energy-from-waste facility at the Port of Hamilton, which it hopes will lead the way in ‘green’ energy in the sector. 11 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Fixing a port-city mismatch

    In a bid to help ports become more competitive, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) recent report looks at mitigating their negative impacts on the environment, land use and traffic congestion. 10 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Hybrid ferry installation contract

    Imtech Marine subsidiary, Elkon, has been awarded a contract by Sedef Shipyard in Istanbul for the delivery of an electrical installation and propulsion system for two Canadian Seaspan hybrid ferries. 10 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Hempel moves ahead with antifouling

    Danish coatings manufacturer, Hempel is introducing new antifouling products to the market which promise to deliver fuel savings of up to 3% and thereby reduce impact on the environment at the same time. 10 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Shorepower strides into the future

    Cold ironing has come a long way in the last five years, but it’s now ready to make a technological leap that will open up new horizons, writes Stevie Knight. 10 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Manufacturers’ perspectives on energy efficiency and pollution reduction

    What role do equipment manufacturers have in making ports emissions-free? Lorène Grandidier, vice chair of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) Environmental Committee and Strategic Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric, investigates. 10 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • It's time to start scrubbing

    Like it or not, shippers are coming under even more pressure to be cleaner both at sea and in port. In this article, Sigurd Jenssen, Director, Exhaust Gas Cleaning, Wärtsilä Environmental Solutions, takes a look at the environmental benefits of scrubbers. 10 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • People, ports, the city and green development

    The container and cruise terminals at the Port of Venice have undergone many changes in the last decade but the development has been centred around the impact on local people and the environment, writes Marta Citron, chief of the environmental department, Alberta Parolin, official in urban Planning, Venice Port Authority. 10 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Looking after port waters

    All ports and harbours face the challenge of maintaining water quality. Mitigating against problems means taking care of the whole marine ecosystem and surrounding land, writes Nicola Jenkins, environmental management expert, Jems Consulting. 10 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • Ship-to-ship bunker contract

    LNG supply for ships operating in the Gothenburg area has taken a step forward for the long-term by the signing of a new agreement between North European Oil Trade (NEOT) and Skangass, 09 Dec 2014 - GreenPort

  • RINA certification for green Greek shipping

    Greece-based Technomar Shipping has been recognised for its ‘green’ work and has been certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management and ISO 50001 Energy Management standards. 09 Dec 2014 - GreenPort