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A total of 43 vessels have joined the campaign for a cleaner marine environment. Photo: Port of Gothenburg

A total of 43 vessels have joined the campaign for a cleaner marine environment. Photo: Port of Gothenburg

UN environmental youth programme launched
The industry is taking part in a scheme to help children learn about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 13 Oct 2017 - GreenPort
Lowestoft pipe sustainability project underway
Giant industrial pipes are being reprocessed at the UK’s Port of Lowestoft as part of a sustainability project. 10 Oct 2017 - GreenPort
Rotterdam to get smarter with blockchains
The Port of Rotterdam Authority is working to develop efficient concrete solutions based on blockchain technology. 25 Sep 2017 - GreenPort
France and Canada to cooperate more on trade and efficiency
Montreal Port Authority and HAROPA Ports have signed an international cooperation agreement to work more closely together to facilitate trade and improve efficiency. 11 Sep 2017 - GreenPort
Green equipment order for Australian operator
Kalmar is supplying DPW Australia with new equipment to boost performance and reduce emissions. 24 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
Ocean plastics support from ABB
Swiss power company ABB is underlining its green commitment to the ocean by providing shipboard systems to a vessel which researches plastic pollution. 22 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
Offshore vessel arrives at Scottish port for decommissioning
A new Shetland decommissioning facility has received what is believed to be first major North Sea floating production vessel to be disposed of in Scotland. 17 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
Exploiting the advantages of being energy independent
Shippers are exploring wind and solar power as they strive to reduce fuel consumption and emissions by becoming more energy independent. 10 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
Vessel speed study could benefit whales
Over 50 shipping organisations will participate in a pioneering study in the Haro Strait to understand the benefits of slower vessel speeds and reduced underwater noise for resident killer whales. 21 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
Lubrication Engineers support Green Award ships
Lubrication Engineers SA is providing a 5% discount on its products and services for Green Award certificate holders to help champion the environmental initiatives of ships, ports and service providers. 13 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
Industry ally in decarbonisation
Leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine builders and suppliers, big data providers and oil companies have signed up to a new Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to help decarbonise shipping. 03 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
DNV GL charts greenhouse emissions
Class society DNV GL has published a report assessing the potential for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction from shipping towards 2050, based on a new computational model. 15 Jun 2017 - GreenPort
Competing through port-city animation
AIVP, the international port-city engagement organisation, will once again bring together stakeholders and representatives of civil society and encourage them to share a common vision of competitivity at its next AIVP Days conference in Le Havre, France. 22 May 2017 - GreenPort
Pioneering electric trucks
Hyster says it’s poised to take the next giant leap forward in port equipment as it begins testing high capacity lift trucks with electric motors. 22 May 2017 - GreenPort
Cleaner fuel on offer at Liverpool
The UK’s Port of Liverpool has become the first port in the UK to offer Shell GTL Fuel, a cleaner alternative to conventional diesel fuel. 11 May 2017 - GreenPort
Masterplan modelling
ABPmer, a UK-headquartered numerical modelling and dredge specialist, has been commissioned by the Port of Waterford in Ireland to develop hydrodynamic and sediment models of the Waterford Estuary. 08 May 2017 - GreenPort
Embracing automation and sustainability
A new report by Trelleborg discusses the opportunities available to marine industry stakeholders through ‘smart’ technologies, process automation, and the capture, analysis and effective use of Big Data. 10 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
A collective voice in sustainability
Safety and environmental risk expert, RightShip, is the latest company to join The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), the collective group working together to help create a more environmentally sustainable maritime industry by 2040. 05 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Battery electric ASV commuter ferry
Effect Ships International (ESI) and Echandia Marine (EM) have developed a new non-polluting, fast, economical commuter vessel. 03 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
PEMA calls for “more cross-industry dialogue”
Members of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) are calling for cross-industry dialogue to address supply chain challenges such as container vessel size and shipping alliances. 27 Feb 2017 - GreenPort