Americas – Page 13

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    Port Canaveral joins Green Marine programme


    The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) has joined the Green Marine environmental certification programme.

  • All truck transactions at Pier E will be by appointment only

    Long Beach’s new Middle Harbour opening soon


    The Port of Long Beach’s new terminal, the Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT), will open on 11 March 2016.

  • Yellowline receives the HPA environmental excellence award

    Yellowline Asphalt wins Hamilton Port Authority green award


    Yellowline Asphalt Products has been awarded an environmental excellence award by Hamilton Port Authority (HPA), recognising its contribution to respecting and protecting the natural environment.

  • Emissions are down at Port of LA terminal container TraPac

    Emissions reductions targets met at TraPac container terminal


    A positive message of reduced emissions and continued environmental leadership was the key focus when Port of Los Angeles chief executive, Gene Seroka, addressed the Harbour Commission Meeting with the results of the TraPac Terminal Environmental Mitigation Measures Audit.

  • The Ben E Nutter Terminal at the Port of Oakland has reopened

    Port of Oakland marine terminal re-opens


    A Port of Oakland marine terminal has re-opened following two months of modernisation to improve cargo handling.

  • Gene Seroka vows to find a way to fix the China Shipping issue at Port of LA

    Port of LA rolling back on pollution measures?


    The Port of LA has responded to claims from the media that it gave China Shipping North America permission to ignore emission-reduction requirements, arguing that it is already tackling the issue.

  • Port of Long Beach has surpassed all air pollution reduction milestones

    Long Beach air pollution reduction


    The Port of Long Beach has announced that it has surpassed all air pollution reduction milestones set for 2014.

  • TIGER grant: Hueneme can now make a number of intermodal improvements to improve its efficiency

    TIGER grant for Hueneme


    The US Port of Hueneme is in receipt of a US$12.3 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant helping it to make a number of intermodal improvements to improve efficiency.

  • Massport has won the 2015 Breathe Easy Leadership Award

    Green award for Boston


    The Massachusetts Port Authority’s (Massport) Conley Container Terminal has won the 2015 Breathe Easy Leadership Award.

  • The Port Authority has approved the construction of a major ship-to-rail facility

    Express rail facility approved


    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has approved an agreement that will allow the construction of a major ship-to-rail facility to proceed.

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    Mercator Media branches out


    GreenPort''s parent company, UK-based B2B publishing and events company Mercator Media, has announced the opening of its second overseas office in the Americas.

  • APM Terminals Moin is developing into a more safe, high-productivity and environmentally-sustainable container terminal

    Expanding Costa Rica’s export facilities


    APM Terminals Moin has announced port project updates which it says will enable Costa Rica’s future economic growth needs through the development of a safe, high-productivity and environmentally-sustainable container terminal.

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    Environmental plan for Port of Hueneme


    The Port of Hueneme is aiming to minimise negative environmental impacts within the working waterfront while growing business within the port, as a part of its 2020 Strategic Plan.

  • Port of Los Angeles celebrates ten years of clean air

    Record reduction in harmful emissions for LA


    The Port of Los Angeles has set new records for cutting harmful emissions from as it celebrates ten years of clean air.

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    Cleaner diesel technology for Oakland


    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Port of Oakland US$277,885 to upgrade cargo-handling equipment and reduce exhaust emissions on the waterfront.

  • POLA and POLB have spearheaded environmental regulation for ports in the US

    Planning for even tighter environmental regs


    Environmental teams from the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach are planning ahead for even stricter environmental regulation coming into force under the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP).

  • Shipping lines, environmental organisations, trucking companies, terminal operators and a railroad were honoured at the 2015 awards

    Long Beach honours green industry players


    Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) has been awarded the first ‘Mayor’s Green Port Award’ at the Port of Long Beach’s annual Environmental Achievement Awards.

  • Oakland is working to speed up cargo throughput

    Speeding up cargo efficiency


    The Port of Oakland has created a task force to help it become more efficient and get cargo moving more quickly.

  • Going electric: The reduction of fuel demand and maintenance should mean significant savings for SSAM

    Electric terminal partnership


    Conductix-Wampfler and SSA México (SSAM) have successfully completed a full-scale electrification project at the Manzanillo Mexico Terminal, apparently the first container terminal in the Americas to operate on 100% electric power.

  • Zero emissions port: LA has a five year plan

    LA’s zero emissions plan


    The Port of LA has released a draft five-year action plan in which it details a steady move towards becoming a zero emissions port and how it will tackle technical and economic challenges to getting greener along the way.