Americas – Page 14

  • 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.

  • Investment: The project is all part of the port’s larger capital programme aimed at enhancing efficiencies at all LA terminals

    Green terminal development


    The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) is to begin construction on a two-year project to improve the marine container terminal operated by Yusen Terminals LLC, allowing it to handle vessels and move cargo more greenly and efficiently.

  • Port Metro Vancouver is a corporate leader when it comes to sustainability

    Environmental excellence in Vancouver


    Port Metro Vancouver has ranked once again among Corporate Knights’ 2015 Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada in recognition of environmental excellence.

  • The Sullivan Island dry docking facility is being built on reclaimed land off Port of Spain

    Trinidad dry dock project progresses


    Trinidad Dry Dock Company (TDDC) has taken a step forward with the environmental process for its long-planned ship repair yard on Sullivan Island, part of its plan to create one of the biggest sustainable dry docks in the world.

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    AAPA supports energy projects seminar


    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is sponsoring a programme that will help the port and maritime industry with decision-making and facing challenges of investing in energy projects.

  • POLB wants to become a smarter port using sustainable technologies

    Green plans afoot at Long Beach


    The US Port of Long Beach (POLB) has revealed ambitious plans for congestion-beating smart systems and an all-out push to achieve energy efficient operations with wind turbines, solar cells and other clean technologies.

  • POLA’s recent environmental summit is the first in a series of meetings with stakeholders going forward

    Joined-up environmental thinking


    The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) in the US has met up with stakeholders and community leaders to further its environmental priorities and help ensure sustainable port growth going forward.

  • Phoenix is seeing an increase in demand for its lighting solutions

    Phoenix lights the way for terminals


    Lighting manufacturer, Phoenix Products Company Inc., is launching a new company specifically to serve container, intermodal and bulk terminals in response to increasing customer demand.

  • POLA is doing its best to best to aid in the collective effort towards emission reduction

    Education around emissions


    The US ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles are doing their bit in terms of environmental stewardship by educating the general public on the new air pollution regulations that came into force on 1 January 2015.

  • Oakland's new project is expected to take a significant amount of trucks off the road

    Oakland works on ‘green’ logistics hub


    The Port of Oakland is joint-financing a US$25m project to link the state’s decommissioned army base to the national rail network to create a future global logistics hub.

  • The Port of San Diego is committing to funding to provide environmental education for students within the San Diego Bay watershed

    San Diego ‘green’ funding


    The Port of San Diego Board of Commissioners is dipping in to its environmental fund to provide US$384,024 in funding to environmental education programmes for students within the San Diego Bay area.

  • AMPT is beginning work on the new terminal project in Costa Rica

    APMT begins work in Costa Rica


    APM Terminals Moin is beginning work on a new terminal project in Costa Rica after receiving approval from the country’s environmental agency.