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Air pollution drops at Port of LA in record cargo year
Air pollution at the Port of Los Angeles dropped in 2016 despite it handling a record amount of cargo. 22 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
Cargo app now better able to tackle congestion
A mobile app that helps reduce air emissions related to cargo transportation has been adapted to improve its efficiency. 14 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
Texan port wins kudos for environmental performance
Corpus Christi has become the first port in Texas USA to gain kudos from green certification which recognises its environmental performance. 31 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
Oakland to cooperate in investigation to cut harmful diesel fumes
California's Port of Oakland says it will cooperate fully with an investigation into whether it is sufficiently tackling harmful diesel fumes. 28 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
Clean air plan tackles California pollution
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have released a draft of their 2017 Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) to further key pollution reduction and zero emissions goals. 24 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
Vancouver port provides local eco boost
The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority have completed a conservation project to benefit the ecological footprint of the area. 20 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
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