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Shanghai's wide-scale RTG electrification programme led to a 47% reduction in energy consumption

Shanghai's wide-scale RTG electrification programme led to a 47% reduction in energy consumption

Meeting the carbon challenge
With many terminals failing to have in place a credible greenhouse gas reporting system, there is a danger that the sector will fall short of its international GHG reduction targets, a TOC Europe audience was told. 01 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Valencia pioneers hydrogen machinery
The Port Authority of Valencia and the Valenciaport Foundation will promote the use of hydrogen and fuel cells to see hydrogen-powered port machinery prototypes by 2020. 30 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
EUROGATE publishes first sustainability report
Port operator EUROGATE has announced the publication of its first sustainability report, which focuses on its commitment to equal consideration of economic efficiency, environmental protection, and social responsibility underpinned by stable economic development. 29 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
IAPH announces commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions
The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has announced its intention to participate in the development of a comprehensive global strategy concerned with the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from maritime sources. 29 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Li-ion battery powered AGVs
Germany’s Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has ordered 25 Konecranes Gottwald Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) with lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery drives for the Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA). 30 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Cleaner fuel on offer at Liverpool
The UK’s Port of Liverpool has become the first port in the UK to offer Shell GTL Fuel, a cleaner alternative to conventional diesel fuel. 11 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Electric straddle carrier order
Kalmar's electric straddle carriers are helping to support capacity expansion at the MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) at the Port of Antwerp, with nine more being put on order. 29 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
2020 vision
What will happen at ports when global shipping has to switch to low sulphur fuel in 2020? Stevie Knight reports 06 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
DP World looks to Tesla technology
DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk have discussed the potential uses of Tesla technology for DP World’s global operations. 14 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Haifa stung by environmental fines
Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection has fined the Port of Haifa 2.2 million shekels ($570,000) for violating air pollution regulations. 04 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
LA cash-rich for green equipment
The Port of Angeles has secured a US$5.8 million state grant to purchase and test a new fleet of 25 zero and near-zero emission yard tractors at the Everport marine container terminal. 19 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Hamburg emissions pilot bears fruit
The Hamburg Port Authority’s pilot emissions project with Kii, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) provider, is allowing the port authority to analyse its pollution output and tackle the source of any problem. 07 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Power source
More ports are turning to renewable sources to power operations, finds John Bensalhia 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Gothenburg supports 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. 30 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
ESPO award for Bremenports
Bremenports GmbH & Co. has been awarded the 2016 ESPO Award for its strategies in safeguarding and upgrading the nature and ecosystem in the port area. 11 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Maersk and LA to measure 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 - Port Strategy
Global operators spearhead environmental initiative
The third annual joint ‘GO GREEN’ environmental initiative launched by the big marine terminal operators has seen companies raise the bar in promoting environmental stewardship. 19 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Reducing greenhouse gases
The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is implementing a project that will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by optimising truck routes to and from terminals located on Port of Montreal territory. 06 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
ESPO award 2016
Bremen, Cartagena, Dunkirk, Guadeloupe and Riga have been shortlisted for the eighth European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) Award on Societal Integration of Ports. 28 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
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. 19 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy