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Ships go green with e-certs
The Danish, Norwegian and Singapore maritime authorities have agreed to champion the use of e-certificates (e-certs) for the shipping community as part of a drive to digitalise the shipping industry, reduce administrative manpower and costs and become more efficient. 27 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Visedo focuses on Asia
Finnish manufacturer of heavy duty electric drivetrains, Visedo, is focusing on hastening the transition to hybrid and electric marine vessels across Asia. 19 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Japan demonstrates its green commitment
The Port of Yokohama has joined the Green Award Scheme in a bid to continually improve environmental protection and safety at the port. 06 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
A holistic solution to cut emissions
To reduce the carbon emissions in Indian ports, the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India initiated ‘Project Green Ports’, factoring in the environmental perspective for sustained growth, writes S M Arun, Corporate Relations Manager, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust. 05 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Getting boxes off the roads
India’s transport authority is looking to inland waterways to ease the country’s road and rail traffic, with a little help from the Germans. 07 Feb 2017 - GreenPort
Port Klang edges closer to top ten ranking
Based on its performance in 2015, Port Klang says it should be ranked in 11th place in the World Container League for 2016, moving up one spot from 2015. 19 Jan 2017 - GreenPort
China extends emissions curb
China’s Ministry of Transport has expanded a 0.50% sulphur limit for ships operating within three domestic emission control areas (ECAs) to 11 ports. 06 Jan 2017 - GreenPort
Priok electrification project
Vahle has finished the first phase of a port electrification mega project at Tanjung Priok, Jakarta in Indonesia. 22 Nov 2016 - GreenPort
New procedure for oil spill clean ups
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) organised an oil spill exercise as part of the closing programme for the 19th Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON) 2016. 11 Oct 2016 - GreenPort
Efficient bulk handling
Kuantan Port Consortium (KPC) is building its New Deep Water Terminal (NDWT) which it says will become a major transhipment hub on the east coast of Malaysia for trade in and out of Asia. 13 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
Green efforts in China
As China fulfilled its energy-saving targets for the first half of 2016, more effort has been pledged to support the country’s green sector. 15 Aug 2016 - GreenPort
Tackling chemical spills
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Marine Department of Malaysia (MDM) have conducted a joint chemical spill exercise to test its joint Emergency Response Plan (ERP) for chemical spill incidents. 01 Aug 2016 - GreenPort
Cold ironing in China
APL’s joint-venture terminal, Qingdao Qianwan United Advance Container Terminal (QQCTUA) in China, has completed a cold-ironing trial to ensure it has the capability to meet new Chinese emission regulations. 21 Jul 2016 - GreenPort
Maersk developing sustainable ship recycling in India
The Maersk Group has announced its commitment to helping selected ship recycling yards in Alang, India upgrade facilities and practices to comply with the company’s standards. 15 Feb 2016 - GreenPort
New solar power at the Port of Mumbai
A new solar power initiative at APM Terminals Mumbai, the busiest container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port, has been officially inaugurated. 08 Feb 2016 - GreenPort
Indian Ministry initiates new green project
The Ministry of Shipping in India has started a new project to aim to help make major ports across the country cleaner and greener. 20 Jan 2016 - GreenPort
Port operators warned over pollution
Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has issued notices to Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) and two major companies handling coal at its terminal, according to Business Standard. 11 Jan 2016 - GreenPort
Report on Green Ship Technologies
IMarEST and the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) Southeast Asia have hosted a round table discussion to investigate Green Ship Technologies within Asia. 23 Dec 2015 - GreenPort
OOCL awarded for ‘green’ thinking
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has been awarded the 2015 ‘Singapore Environmental Achievement Award’ (SEAA) for its commitment to environmental sustainability. 01 Sep 2015 - GreenPort
PSA clears trucks at Chennai
PSA International has added a new train shuttle service for import containers at its Chennai International Terminals Pvt Ltd (CITPL) that is expected to significantly reduce road congestion and emissions. 03 Aug 2015 - GreenPort