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Battery power for Chinese port
Corvus Energy will provide Orca Energy lithium-ion energy storage systems (ESS) for four hybrid RTGs at Changshu Port, which wants to increase its efficiency and reduce emissions. 18 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Sustainable slops disposal for ports
In March 2016, the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) released its priorities for the year ahead, with port waste ranking fifth on the list. This high ranking highlights the difficulties many ports have in finding an effective and sustainable solution for slops disposal, writes Vincent Favier, CEO, Ecoslops. 29 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Environmentally respectful import of dry bulk
With the increase of punitive measures for operations that have a negative environmental impact and the significant pressure on companies to increase efficiencies, port operators need to find new and innovative ways to ensure that they remain competitive, writes Jon Parker, sales manager, SAMSON Materials Handling Ltd. 22 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Helsinki gets MoorMaster technology
The Port of Helsinki has opened its new West Terminal 2 passenger ferry terminal where MoorMaster technology will help large ferries moor more efficiently. 13 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Solar powered ferry terminal
Singapore Cruise Centre (SCC) is partnering with Sunseap Group to convert the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to solar power. 09 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Aalborg ready to meet PRF directive
The Port of Aalborg in Denmark is to install a Port Reception Facility (PRF) to enable cruise ships to discharge both black and grey water directly at the terminal by 2018. 07 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Working together to reduce emissions
Global engineering group Cavotec and the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) continue to cement their alternative marine power partnership with the unveiling of a new shore-side power connection for an iconic world war two battleship. 28 Feb 2017 - GreenPort
Konecranes paving the way forward in 2017
At the beginning of January, Konecranes announced that it had completed the acquisition of Terex Material Handling and Port Solutions (MHPS), which will extend its cargo handling equipment portfolio even further, writes Alice Mason. 26 Jan 2017 - GreenPort
Hurtigruten invests in onshore power supply
The first onshore power supply facility for Hurtigruten vessels will be available at the Port of Bergen from April 2017. 21 Dec 2016 - GreenPort
Offshore wind milestone for ABP
Siemens’ new wind power factory at ABP’s Port of Hull has manufactured its first turbine blade. 02 Dec 2016 - GreenPort
Supporting the development of fossil-free fuel
Following Preem's investment of 355 million kronor in a new facility at the Port of Gothenburg a year ago, annual production has been doubled to help meet the government's strict emission targets. 29 Nov 2016 - GreenPort
PEMA meeting focuses on electrification
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has discussed key environmental issues at its recent annual Members Meeting. 25 Nov 2016 - GreenPort
Fuel saving eRTGs in Georgia
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has completed of the latest phase of its electric RTG infrastructure. 18 Nov 2016 - GreenPort
Charging stations
The Ventura County Air Pollution Control District (VCAPCD) has awarded the Port of Hueneme a $14,000 grant to help install two electric vehicle charging systems. 04 Oct 2016 - GreenPort
Ship of the Year award
A unique vessel inspired by UNESCO World Heritage surroundings has won Skipsrevyen’s Ship of the Year 2016 award presented at this year's SMM exhibition. 29 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
Ecoslops signs deal with Total
Ecoslops, the specialist in producing marine fuel from refined marine oil residues, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Total to establish a new plant at the refinery at La Mède in Marseille. 28 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
Hybrid marine power workshop
A Hybrid Marine Power Workshop relevant to both workboats and ports is being held in Southampton UK on 27 October 2016. 26 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
Energy efficient reefers
Increasing reliability and energy efficiency are key to minimising costs and maximising profits. Mr Shin Furuta, President, Daikin Reefer explains how through reduced power consumption, highly sensitive temperature control systems and maximum reliability, certain reefer containers have the ability to address both these requirements. 20 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
Renewable energy in port electrical grids
The electrification in ports is inter-linked with the drive for an improved environmental footprint as well as improving the operating cost efficiency. The integration of renewable energy is now a real addition with electrical power supply in ports being of ever increasing importance, writes Chris Pretorius, Energy Management Division, Siemens AG. 20 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
Wave energy at ports
Ports are an integral part of global trade and commerce which are are known for operating and handling large scale operations which consume sizeable amounts of energy, resulting in larger day to day expenses and pollution-related effects, writes Inna Braverman, co-founder Eco Wave Power. 19 Sep 2016 - GreenPort