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  • Freight CO2 emissions set to soar

    CO2 emissions from freight transport will grow by 290% by 2050, replacing passenger traffic as the main source of emissions from surface transport, says the International Transport Forum (ITF). 29 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Port efficiency forum

    Morocco will play host to its first its first port efficiency forum this year helping terminal operators to evaluate recent developments and enter into debate on how to make the industry smarter, safer and more sustainable. 29 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Making oil spill recovery easier

    Cleaning up oil spills with just one vessel could be easier, faster and more cost-effective, says Denmark-based DESMI, thanks to its new oil spill recovery product. 28 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Promoting fuel savings

    Ports and terminals can reduce container handling and reachstacker fuel consumption by up to 25% just by choosing the right equipment, says Hyster. 28 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • SEaB Energy targets port waste

    UK-based SEaB Energy is encouraging sustainable operations with its patented technology that turns waste into energy, and is looking to target the ports sector next. 27 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Achieving optimal efficiency

    Venice’s new offshore terminal masterplan has been hailed an interesting initiative by the International Transport Forum which says it could be replicated across other ports with insufficient water depths. 27 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Singapore goes green

    Singapore’s Jurong Port is recycling concrete and using other green construction methods to build what is said to be the world’s first green berths. 26 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Education around emissions

    The US ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles are doing their bit in terms of environmental stewardship by educating the general public on the new air pollution regulations that came into force on 1 January 2015. 26 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Musco lights up Georgia

    Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Garden City Terminal is set to save US$636,000 a year and significantly reduce CO2 emissions following the revamping of its lighting system. 23 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Oakland works on ‘green’ logistics hub

    The Port of Oakland is joint-financing a US$25m project to link the state’s decommissioned army base to the national rail network to create a future global logistics hub. 22 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Refuelling by barge

    The French Port of Le Havre has a new portable marine gas oil barge which will help vessel operators meet the Emission Control Area (ECA) 0.1% sulphur limit which came into force this month. 22 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Damen works to keep operations moving

    As the ratification of the IMO Ballast Water Convention moves closer, global shipyard group Damen is working to ensure shipowners’ and ports’ operations are not “obstructed” by the changes. 21 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Joint emissions project

    DNV GL and Hapag-Lloyd have initiated a joint project to verify the ship owner’s readiness for upcoming EU emission-monitoring regulations. 21 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • New ECA resource

    UK-based Fathom Shipping has launched new comprehensive guidance for shipowners and operators on Emission Control Areas (ECA) operational and compliance issues. 21 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Energy efficient shipping

    UK based ship management company, Newport Shipping, says that ship efficiency should remain just as important in a bearish oil market as it does when shipowners have to pay extortionate amounts for heavy fuel oil. 20 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • San Diego ‘green’ funding

    The Port of San Diego Board of Commissioners is dipping in to its environmental fund to provide US$384,024 in funding to environmental education programmes for students within the San Diego Bay area. 20 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Malmö backs low-sulphur diesel use

    Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) will be able to receive ‘green’ vessels that can refuel with low-sulphur marine diesel thanks to a new terminal being built in Malmö. 19 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Green coastal shipping in Norway

    A declaration of cooperation has been signed by key players in the Norwegian shipping industry to ensure that the country develops the most environmentally friendly coastal vessel fleet with an emphasis on LNG. 19 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Lowering emissions quayside

    Twelve low-emission Terex straddle carriers went into operation at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) at Hamburg this month in a bid to reduce emissions. 15 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Capitalising on LNG

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Port of Lake Charles in Louisiana, USA, in order to attract new customers from the LNG industry and encourage them to use the canal for export. 13 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • The importance of collaborative action

    A new Danish Maritime Days report proposes 41 actions to address some of the most important challenges facing the global maritime industry – including how to grow and reduce its environmental impact at the same time. 12 Jan 2015 - GreenPort

  • Electrical power to Turkey

    Cavotec has won several orders for its Automatic Plug-In System (APS) including a large order for DP World’s major development at the Port of Yamrica in Turkey. 08 Jan 2015 - GreenPort