Americas – Page 19

  • The Port of San Diego is focusing on environmental stewardship
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    Public input needed for San Diego plan

    2012-02-23T08:43:00Z

    The Port of San Diego is inviting the public to review and submit comments on its updated natural resources plan through 16 March.

  • Angelena II’s new hybrid propulsion system will reduce emissions and fuel usage by 95%
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    Hybrid conversion for LA harbour craft

    2012-02-07T10:00:00Z

    The Port of Los Angeles has received approval from the US Coastguard to install a new hybrid propulsion system on its 42 year old harbour vessel – which will reduce emissions and fuel usage by 95%.

  • Virginia will be offering funds for lines to clean up
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    Virginia’s idle incentive

    2012-02-02T17:05:00Z

    Virginia’s Green Operator (GO) programme has been extended to include incentives for vessels participating in its fuel switch or alternative power schemes at its terminals.

  • The USS Iowa
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    LA drafts environmental impact report

    2012-01-24T10:09:00Z

    The Port of Los Angeles has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the USS Iowa Relocation Project. The USS Iowa is the last surviving World War II-battleship, decommissioned by the U.S. Navy in 1990.

  • Panama Canal
    News

    US concern over Panama Canal expansion

    2012-01-05T09:26:00Z

    Business, labour and public officials fear expansion of the Panama Canal could cut cargo business by a quarter at the twin Los Angeles-Long Beach ports, which currently handle 40% of the nation''s imported Asian cargo.

  • Port of San Diego businesses are cleaning up their act
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    San Diego port businesses clean up their act

    2012-01-03T15:32:00Z

    Port of San Diego tennant, Flagship Cruises & Events, is converting its 11 vessel fleet to take advantage of on-shore electricity – eliminating the need to run diesel engines to generate power whilst at dock.

  • 100% of containers in and out of Port Terminals now hauled by clean trucks in L.A.
    News

    New year marks end of dirty trucks at LA

    2012-01-02T15:07:00Z

    From the 1 January 2012, every local short-haul or drayage truck calling at the Port of Los Angeles will meet the strictest clean air and safety standards of any major port in the world.

  • RAM Spreaders’ success in telescopic mobile harbour crane spreaders for the Americas
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    RAM Spreaders’ success in telescopic mobile harbour crane spreaders for the Americas

    2011-12-05T10:27:00Z

    US/ Brasil - RAM Spreaders has received orders for six new mobile harbour crane telescopic spreaders for Brazil, including four units going to a terminal in Santos Brazil. A further four units have been ordered for new cranes going to a terminal on the West Coast of the USA.

  • The Port of LA is going even greener
    News

    Cleaner ships for Port of LA

    2011-11-23T17:00:00Z

    The Port of Los Angeles is building on its clean air action plan success with a new global environmental ship index strategy.

  • The MAJ is getting tougher on ship waste
    News

    Jamaica gets tough on ship waste

    2011-11-10T17:32:00Z

    Protection of the Caribbean Sea and the MARPOL Convention on the Prevention of Pollution from Ships took centre stage in Jamaica this week.

  • They’ll be no more dirty trucks at Californian ports from next year
    News

    California cleans its trucks

    2011-11-09T18:56:00Z

    The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced that trucks older than 2006 will be banned from port terminals next year.

  • NOAA’s predicted trajectories for the debris field - the red zone may be affected this year. Photo: Courtesy of J. Churnside, NOAA; created using Google.
    News

    Floating tsunami debris response

    2011-11-08T18:31:00Z

    A 25 million tonne marine debris field created by the Japanese tsunami back in March is currently floating across the North Pacific and will reach Hawaii by this winter, according to experts.

  • News

    Port pact on environmental issues

    2011-11-08T13:36:00Z

    The sister ports of Tacoma and Kitakyushu have signed a pact on environmental issues and disaster prevention.

  • The new truck replacement programme at Charleston aims to help lower air emissions around the port
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    Green investment at Port of Charleston

    2011-11-07T14:43:00Z

    The Port of Charleston has announced that it will be making a large green investment over the next ten years to become a more environmentally friendly post-Panamax harbour.

  • The Port Metro Vancouver is working collaboratively with two Washington State ports to reduce port-related emissions. Photo: Courtesy of Port Metro Vancouver.
    News

    Port collaboration delivers better air

    2011-10-11T13:47:00Z

    Port Metro Vancouver and two Washington State ports are making significant progress in a cross-border effort to reduce port-related emissions in the Georgia Basin.

  • News

    Martin Acquires Clean Cat

    2011-10-11T12:50:00Z

    Martin Engineering, a global supplier of bulk handling systems and services, has taken another step in its expansion into India with the acquisition of a manufacturer of conveyor components and systems, Clean Cat Conveyors Pvt Ltd., of Goa.

  • News

    Long Beach makes 70% diesel pollution cut

    2011-09-21T09:22:00Z

    The Port of Long Beach''s clean-air efforts are achieving dramatic across-theboard reductions in air pollution, including a 72 percent decline in diesel particulates, according to the latest comprehensive study.

  • World's First Zero-Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck.
    News

    Zero-Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck

    2011-09-19T09:25:00Z

    Vision Industries has delivered the world''s first zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell-electric Class 8 truck to Total Transportation Services Inc (TTSI).

  • Seattle is Green Gateway for Trade
    News

    Seattle is Green Gateway for Trade

    2011-09-14T09:57:00Z

    In a recently updated study shows that the Port of Seattle once again offers the lowest carbon footprint for containers moving from Asia to the Midwest.

  • News

    Martin Engineering Acquires Clean Cat Conveyors

    2011-09-11T07:00:00Z

    USA - Martin Engineering, a global supplier of bulk handling systems and services, has taken another step in its expansion into India with the acquisition of a manufacturer of conveyor components and systems, Clean Cat Conveyors Pvt Ltd., of Goa.