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  • Wärtsilä control system for US facility

    Wärtsilä is to supply a control system for a shore-based LNG fuelling facility in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, USA, owned by Harvey Gulf International Marine. 28 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Work begins to protect Louisiana shoreline

    Plaquemines Parish in the US state of Louisiana has begun work on the second phase of the Buras Boat Harbor Shoreline Protection Project, which will see a new matting product placed on the shoreline. 27 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Measuring waves in the Arctic

    A US researcher has made the first study of waves in the middle of the Arctic Ocean and detected house-sized waves during a storm which could pose a threat to both ships and shorelines. 27 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Reducing GHG: Life Cycle Assessment

    The phenomenon of a continuous industrial development, which slowly but surely destroys our environment is particularly noticeable in the maritime industry all over the world, where ports represent the gates for the stream of economical growth, says Mansoureh Hasanzadeh from the Coastal Engineering Department, Iran Ports & Maritime Organization (PMO). 26 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Ballast water exemption on the agenda

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) looks set to consider the exemption of short sea shipping from the ballast water convention at the next meeting of the IMO’s environmental committee, the MEPC, in October. 26 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • MARAD study clears the air

    A new study by the US Maritime Administration (MARAD) reveals the benefits of using natural gas as a propulsion fuel compared to conventional marine fuels. 26 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Green boost for NAMEPA members

    The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) members have been awarded an automatic positive adjustment (+5 points) towards member vessels’ RightShip Environmental Rating. 22 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Evoqua BWMS accepted by US Coast Guard

    Evoqua Water Technologies’ SeaCURE ballast water management system (BWMS) has received alternate management system (AMS) approval, giving shipowners more choice for type approved and AMS approved solutions. 21 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Looking to the Italians

    The Danish Shipowners’ Association says that it expects the new Italian presidency of the EU to take the lead in the implementation of the EU’s MRV proposal to restrict CO2 emissions for shipping. 20 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • New solution set to ‘turbocharge’ gas market

    American Power Group (APG) is working with Scotland-based Marine Fuel Conversions (MFC) to find potential applications and opportunities for its dual-fuel gas solution. 20 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Focused on enlarging and strengthening the hinterland

    The port of Barcelona is a crucial transport and services infrastructure in the Euro-Mediterranean area. On 14-17 October, the port will be hosting the 9th GreenPort Congress and 2nd Cruise Conference. GreenPort Editor, Daniëlla Arbyn Havugimana spoke with the Deputy Director General of the port of Barcelona, Santiago Garcia-Milà. 19 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • OMC helps green ports dig deeper

    Australian maritime engineering company, OMC International, is helping ports prepare for larger loads and bigger ships while still remaining ‘green’. 19 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Slowing down to cut emissions

    Six global shipping companies are participating in a new trial incentive programme in the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of California to slow cargo ships down in order to reduce air pollution. 19 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Ichthys LNG completes Darwin dredging

    Ichthys LNG Project has completed the dredging and disposal of Darwin harbour, removing around 16 million cubic metres of rock and sand to create a deep shipping channel and berthing area for LNG carriers. 15 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Rotterdam takes action

    As the shipping season reaches its peak, the Port of Rotterdam is seeing an increase in congestion, causing shipping companies to divert cargo to nearby Antwerp. 14 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • LNG bunkering terminal for Denmark

    Norway-based Liquiline is to design, construct and commission an LNG ship bunkering terminal for Fjord Line AS at the Port of Hirtshals, Denmark. 13 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • The port of Arica: Working towards an environmentally efficient port

    Last year, the port of Arica became the 4th Chilean port regarding the transfer of cargo volume. Due to its location, in the extreme north of Chile, Arica seaport is the port of exit of Bolivian cargo towards the Pacific, says Francisco Javier Gonzalez, Chairman of the Arica Port Company. 12 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Cameron LNG project makes progress

    Sempra LNG, GDF Suez, Mitsui, Mitsubishi and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki (NYK) have approved a final investment decision for the development, construction and operation of Cameron LNG terminal in the US. 12 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Terex cranes set for Brazil

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is to supply Brazilian terminal operator, Libra Terminais Rio SA, with 12 rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs). 11 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Future fuels: are you ready?

    The Marpol Annex VI regulations centre round ensuring vessels limit pollution in the Baltic and North Sea Emission Control Area (ECA), and time is running out for shipowners to comply. 08 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • Clean-up complete at Waukegan Harbor

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally completed its clean-up of Waukegan Harbor, Illinois US, to remove it from the binational ‘Great Lakes Areas of Concern’ list. 07 Aug 2014 - GreenPort

  • EU supports key infrastructure projects

    More than €320m is being put aside for improving transport infrastructure across Europe as part of the last calls of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) programme. 06 Aug 2014 - GreenPort