Americas – Page 20

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    Port pact on environmental issues


    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

    Green investment at Port of Charleston


    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.

    Port collaboration delivers better air


    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.

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    Martin Acquires Clean Cat


    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.

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    Long Beach makes 70% diesel pollution cut


    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.

    Zero-Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck


    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

    Seattle is Green Gateway for Trade


    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.

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    Martin Engineering Acquires Clean Cat Conveyors


    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.

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    LA & Long Beach Announce Clean Air Winners


    US - The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have selected seven local maritime and cargo companies as 2011 recipients of the Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards.

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    Cloud Based Regulatory Compliance


    US - Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have signed up cloud based environmental regulatory compliance management system from Enviance.

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    Colombo seeks interim capacity solutions


    The Sri Lankan port of Colombo is facing major capacity constraints after its throughput grew by 19% to 4.1mill teu in 2010.

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    Manitex finalises CVS deal


    US based Manitex has finally received approval to acquire the key assets of Italian port handling equipment manufacturer CVS.

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    Terex Bids $USD1.3bil for Demag


    Terex, the U.S. heavy-equipment manufacturer, has made an $US1.31 billion takeover offer Demag Cranes.

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    Santos Brasil orders 12 all-electric RTGs


    Brasil S/A has ordered 12 Kalmar E-One2 RTG cranes. With a total of 41 machines, the agreement confirms them as the biggest customer of Kalmar E-One RTGs worldwide. The units are for the newly inaugurated Tecon Santos Terminal 4 expansion.

  • International Container Terminal Services, Inc

    ICTSI Q1 up 25%


    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has reported unaudited Q1 2011 revenue from port operations of $US154.9 million, an increase of 28% over last year, with EBITDA 26% higher at $US71.2mill.

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    Emission Decrease in LA


    Monitoring stations around the Port of Los Angeles show concentrations of carbon in the Port area air fell in 2010 for the fourth straight year.

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    20% ‘green’ energy in electric power contract


    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority are considering awarding a contract for $19.8 million to Just Energy Texas L.P. for the purchase of deregulated electric power to be used Port of Houston Authority-wide from 2009 to 2012.

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    Bio fuels and electricity from algae


    Technoplex Inc., a port technology consultancy group, and Proteus Environmental Technologies, a leader in the innovation of green technology, have announced a national strategic partnership to bring their combined “green technology” practices into the port, maritime and goods movement community.

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    US EPA opts to cap PCBs


    Cleaning up the bottom of New Bedford Harbor is a priority for the US EPA.

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    New York Waterfront Plan


    New York’s new waterfront plan will commit to spend more that $US3bill over the next three years.