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Hybrid shuttle carriers for US port
Kalmar has finalised a deal with the Port of Virginia for sixteen hybrid shuttle carriers designed to reduce fuel consumption, emissions and engine noise. 16 Jun 2017 - GreenPort
Vancouver port sustainability study
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released a study of the port’s economic impact on local communities, provinces and Canada overall. 12 Jun 2017 - GreenPort
Canadian port joins Green Marine
The Port of Belledune in Canada has signed up to Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification programme for the maritime industry in North America. 16 May 2017 - GreenPort
Hybrid technology for NY terminals
Two container terminal facilities in New York will be retrofitted with auto stop-start hybrid technology at a cost of up to US$144,000, as part of emission-reduction plans by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). 28 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Hueneme wins environmental award
California's Port of Hueneme has been recognised for its environmental projects with a state award. 25 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
VAHLE electrifies Mexican terminal
VAHLE, the mobile power and data solutions company, has completed the electrification of the intermodal area at the Lázaro Cárdenas Terminal (LCT) in Mexico. 28 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Sustainable bulk container supply
In late 2014, MMG issued a tender for the supply of 1,200 specialised containers to move copper from its flagship Las Bambas mine to the Port of Matarani on the west coast of Peru. 22 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Zero emissions equipment grant
The Port of Long Beach is set to receive a major grant which will fund a demonstration project for zero-emissions cargo-handling equipment. 07 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
A greener more competitive edge
APM Terminals is investing USD$200m in new efficiency technology at its US Port Elizabeth terminal to allow for it to receive ultra large container ships. 27 Feb 2017 - GreenPort
Vancouver noise mitigation efforts
Canada's Port of Vancouver is home to a stunning coastline and waterways rich with pristine water and dramatic shorelines shared with more than 20 species of marine mammals. But ambient noise from storms, waves and currents together with sounds of vessels moving through the ocean are heard by whales, cetaceans and other marine life affecting their experience underwater writes Carrie Brown, director environmental programmes, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. 25 Jan 2017 - GreenPort
EPA awards emissions projects
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded three environmental projects in New England, USA approximately $2m. 10 Jan 2017 - GreenPort
Solar power for Long Beach
The Port of Long Beach has installed a 904.75kW Mitsubishi Electric photovoltaic (PV) system to contribute to its sustainable environmental developments. 30 Nov 2016 - GreenPort
Green developments roadmap for LA
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach want freight infrastructure investment and innovation and technology to improve supply chain efficiency incorporated into the next version of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP). 24 Nov 2016 - GreenPort
Measuring green benefits
Maersk Line and the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are partnering to measure the environmental benefits of a US$125 million upgrade for 12 Maersk container ships. 08 Nov 2016 - GreenPort
Truck emissions down at Oakland
Diesel emissions from trucks serving the Port of Oakland has dropped by 98% between 2005 and 2015, while ship emissions also fell 75%. 31 Oct 2016 - GreenPort
Seattle concludes environmental study
The Port of Seattle has completed the environmental analysis and prepared the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Terminal 5 Improvements project. 27 Oct 2016 - GreenPort
Los Angeles marks green bond US first
The Port of Angeles has expanded its commitment to sustainability by issuing US$35.2 million in green bonds as part of a larger debt refinancing project. 21 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
Port of LA holding its own
The Port of Los Angeles said it has mainly continued to preserve its clean air gains in order to reduce key pollutants, lower health risks and improve life quality in LA. 01 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
Long Beach green goals dented
Lingering effects from ships at anchor early last year have impacted the air quality at the Port of Long Beach. 26 Aug 2016 - GreenPort
Moving towards zero emissions
The Port of Long Beach is said to be ‘well on its way’ to achieving its zero-emission harbour goal, according to port officials. 12 Aug 2016 - GreenPort