Americas – Page 20

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    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.
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    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.

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    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.

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    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.
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    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
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    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.

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    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.

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    LA & Long Beach Announce Clean Air Winners

    2011-09-09T15:45:00Z

    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

    2011-09-09T15:39:00Z

    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

    2011-05-18T11:35:00Z

    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

    2011-05-17T16:36:00Z

    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

    2011-05-17T16:25:00Z

    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

    2011-05-17T15:56:00Z

    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
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    ICTSI Q1 up 25%

    2011-05-12T10:56:00Z

    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

    2011-05-06T11:15:00Z

    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

    2011-04-15T15:32:00Z

    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

    2011-04-15T15:32:00Z

    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

    2011-03-23T10:30:00Z

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

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    New York Waterfront Plan

    2011-03-20T10:23:00Z

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