Africa

  • Port of Ngqura
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    FSRU for Africa

    2021-11-19T12:10:00Z

    A Request for Information (RFI) has been issued for an LNG floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to be built an African port.

  • MPS obtains the Green Terminal label
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    Green feat

    2021-10-27T12:49:00Z

    Meridian Port Services (MPS) has been recognised for its green efforts in a network first.

  • Tracteur électrique Gaussin Photo Bollore
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    Efficient electric tractors

    2021-10-18T17:14:00Z

    Gaussin electric terminal tractors will help make operations cleaner at a West African terminal.

  • Mossel Bay clean up Photo Transnet
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    Protect the oceans

    2021-10-15T19:54:00Z

    Cleaning up coastal rubbish is on the agenda for one South African port this month.

  • APM 75T HE electric tractor
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    Opting for electric tractors

    2021-04-23T13:37:00Z

    Electric tractors will help reduce the environmental footprint of a new Ivory Coast container terminal.

  • Bolloré Ports is setting up sea turtle hatcheries Photo: Bolloré Ports
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    Saving the sea turtles

    2021-04-20T12:41:00Z

    Biodiversity conservation is top of the list for one port operator wanting sustainable operations.

  • Bedeschi equipment
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    Dust control in Ghana

    2021-04-16T11:43:00Z

    Dust control is being tackled with new port equipment in Ghana.

  • Ecoslops waste regeneration
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    Upcycling uptake grows in Africa

    2021-03-17T17:53:00Z

    Upcycling used lube oil and residues is boosting the circular economy in Africa.

  • DPA is constantly reviewing its environmental requirements and standards Photo: DPA
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    Damietta Port accelerates green drive

    2021-02-15T12:46:00Z

    Egypt''s Damietta Port in Egypt is accelerating its drive to replace its fossil fuel-powered cranes with electric cargo lifting equipment to save on fuel and reduce diesel emissions, writes Shem Oirere.

  • Port of Terma
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    African port recycles oil waste

    2021-02-10T15:56:00Z

    Ghana''s Port of Terma is boosting its recycling efforts with a compact micro-refining unit which regenerates oil waste into petroleum products.

  • Train
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    Transnet takes trucks off road

    2021-02-08T11:22:00Z

    Transnet has successfully carried out a rail project that supports the company''s strategy for a modal shift from road to rail to improve efficiency and reduce emissions.

  • The Sealite lanterns are environmentally friendly and have low operating and maintenance costs Photo: Sealite
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    Kenya gets greener lighting

    2021-02-02T13:42:00Z

    Kenya’s largest port is benefitting from installing digital lighting at its entrance to reduce maintenance and increase energy efficiency.

  • hull cleaning container
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    Green hull cleaning firm extends global reach

    2021-01-13T18:49:00Z

    Environmentally friendly hull cleaning has become more accessible in southern Africa with the launch of a mobile hull cleaning service at a port in the region.

  • LNG terminal
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    Ghana LNG terminal gets off ground

    2021-01-08T14:01:00Z

    Sub-Saharan Africa’s first LNG import terminal at a port in Ghana has received a floating regasification unit (FRU) unit that will shortly enable it to offer services to LNG carriers.

  • MPS has sponsored the refurbishment of the Nungua Secondary School Photo: MPS
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    Ghana operator looks after the locals

    2020-10-26T13:59:00Z

    A port operator in Ghana is taking a two-pronged approach to environmental stewardship supporting the local people and helping protect biodiversity.

  • Port Maputo
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    LNG terminal planned for Mozambique port

    2020-07-16T21:51:00Z

    An LNG import terminal is being planned for operation at a port in Mozambique.

  • Health personnel extracting nose samples from a KPA employee during a Covid-19 testing exercise at the port of Mombasa Photo: KPA
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    Covid-19 impacts port operations

    2020-07-06T10:05:00Z

    The unforeseen outbreak of the deadly Covid-19 has impacted many port operations across Africa with East Africa’s biggest Port of Mombasa being described as a ‘hotspot’ for transmission of the virus, writes Shem Oirere

  • Mini-P2R
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    Oil waste recycling investment in Cameroon

    2020-06-26T15:02:00Z

    A compact micro-refining unit which regenerates oil waste into second generation petroleum products will help a Cameroon port''s sustainability efforts.

  • Durban has been working hard on its in-water cleaning policy Photo: TNPA
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    South Africa’s drive to control ship emissions

    2020-05-05T11:02:00Z

    South Africa’s ports operator Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has hinted at the possibility of re-introducing in-water cleaning for all vessels calling at its eight ports, writes Shem Oirere

  • installation work
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    Environmental monitoring helps African ports

    2020-02-28T12:47:00Z

    OceanWise has installed an environmental monitoring system at two African ports to help them make smart operational decisions and investments.