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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
Haldia becomes ‘first’ green Indian port
The Indian port of Haldia has become what is said to be the ‘first’ green port in the country after a bio-diesel dispensing unit was inaugurated recently. 25 Jun 2015 - GreenPort
Indonesia launches green container terminal
Indonesian state-owned terminal operator, PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Pelindo III), has launched its ‘green’ Lamong Bay Terminal, a milestone in the country’s sustainable transport strategy. 26 May 2015 - GreenPort
ICTSI works to lower Manila emissions
With operations at International Container Terminal Services, Inc’s (ICTSI) flagship Manila terminal continuing to rise, new generation reach stackers are being deployed to keep emissions at bay. 24 Feb 2015 - GreenPort
Getting on board with ship recycling
Two Chinese ship recycling yards have applied to be listed in the future EU list of ship recycling facilities. 23 Dec 2014 - GreenPort