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  • Maasvlakte II officially opens

    APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Rotterdam facility has officially opened promising to set new standards in safety, automation and zero emissions. 30 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Terex introduces new ‘Stackace’ range

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has unveiled four new-generation lift trucks, the Terex® Stackace™ E 5-8, E 6-8, E 6-9 and E 7-9, which promise to be more cost-effective, serviceable and ergonomic than their predecessors. 30 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Peel Ports calls on industry to ‘act green’

    Peel Ports in the UK has unveiled its ambitious carbon emissions initiative and is calling on the industry to rethink supply chain and service routes to help reduce freight mileage by 200 million miles over the next five years. 29 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Shippers’ dismay over EU regional CO2 regs

    The shipping industry has expressed its disappointment over the vote taken in the European Parliament to adopt a regional EU Regulation on the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of individual ship CO2 emissions. 29 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • An invitation to become a greener port

    For those that need further convincing about why it is becoming increasingly important for ports and terminals to be environmental stewards, then look no further than this year’s GreenPort Congress and Cruise conference. 28 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Striving to attain zero emissions

    Sweden's Ports of Stockholm is right behind shore side power in its goal to be a zero emissions port, but like any good environmental steward, it’s keeping all of its green options open going forward, writes Anne-Marie Causer. 28 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Oil spill robot

    A new robot to deploy booms in the event of an oil spill is being used at the Port of Gothenburg to help ensure more rapid and safer clean-up operations. 28 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Argentina cleans up bulk handling

    Argentina’s Terminal Puerto Rosario (TPR) says it's the first terminal in the world to use containerised bulk handling (CBH) for grain to improve productivity, meet growing demand and clean up its activities. 27 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Moving boxes off the roads

    DNV GL has unveiled a new eco-friendly maritime transport concept, the Cargo Ferry project, which will use a new type of LNG vessel to transport containers that are usually carried more than 200km across land. 27 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Rotterdam ups its LNG activity

    The port of Rotterdam and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to exchange information on marine services and to jointly collaborate on research and development (R&D). 24 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • The importance of planned maintenance

    In this article Laurence Jones, director global risk assessment at TT Club, offers advice on how carefully considered and implemented planned maintenance of cargo handling equipment saves not just time and resources but also radically improves the safety record and reputation for clean, quality performance at terminals. 24 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Sustainable marine planning

    BMT says that Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) contributes to sustainable future development as ports and harbours have to manage an ever growing volume and mix of activity across an often compact water space. 23 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Lighting the way at ports

    Lighting is a key consideration when it comes to cutting pollution and saving power and cost at ports because energy consumption and costs can account for a large portion of a terminal’s operating expenses. 23 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Looking after Ghent’s inland waterways

    The lock complex at Terneuzen is the gateway to the ports of Terneuzen and Ghent and provides a good shipping connection between the Netherlands, Belgium and France, but the new lock project will make the flow of the inland waterway even better, writes the new lock project team at the Port of Ghent. 23 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Changing times for green ports

    The port sector and shipping industry are not immune from the spotlight of media attention, focus for legislation and scrutiny by local communities, particularly when it comes to considerations of environmental management, writes Dr Christopher Wooldridge, academic associate, Cardiff University, UK. 22 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Clean diesel grant to drive down LA emissions

    A US$1.3m grant has been awarded to the Los Angeles Harbour Department to fund a new, zero-emission electric drive cargo crane that will improve air quality, especially for nearby communities. 22 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Eco-friendly bulk handling

    Numerous initiatives, like the World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) launched by the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), underline the growing importance of sustainability, especially with regards equipment, writes Liebherr Maritime Cranes. 21 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • ‘Green’ hat-trick for Kotug

    The third Kotug hybrid Rotortug, ‘RT Emotion’, has been delivered by Damen Shipyards to its owner Elisabeth Ltd in Bremerhaven, where it will begin operations for Kotug’s European harbour towage division. 21 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Port reception facilities, a necessity for The Baltic Sea

    Ship generated waste is an increasing hazard to our seas and recipients. Certain waste, such as sludge, has been regulated since the beginning of the 1980’s, but this is no longer sufficient. Ports can make a difference by providing facilities and encouraging shippers to use them, writes Nikol Nielsen Gulis, head of department, ports and harbours and Åsa Wilske, market director, environment, Ramboll. 20 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Siwertell helps ABP Immingham unload

    Siwertell, part of Cargotec, has delivered, installed and commissioned two of its ship unloaders at ABP’s Port of Immingham – the company’s first UK delivery. 20 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Huisman hybrid crane nears completion

    Huisman is nearing the completion of its first 900 tonne hybrid boom crane which has been designed to combine the advantages of regular pedestal cranes and traditional knuckle boom cranes. 17 Apr 2015 - GreenPort

  • Reducing the carbon footprint

    When it comes to marine engineering projects, one of the greatest challenges is reducing carbon footprint, write Sander Dekker, Van Oord and Hedwig Thorborg, Boskalis. 16 Apr 2015 - GreenPort