Americas – Page 9

  • 'Atlantic'

    Canaveral supports sand protection project


    A Canaveral Port Authority-sponsored project aims to protect the coastal environment by moving more than 1.3m cubic yards of sand to replenish 3.5m of beach south of Port Canaveral in Florida.

  • Port of Vancouver

    Canada shore power project complete


    Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has completed a shore power project to reduces greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and air pollution by enabling ships to shut down their diesel engines and connect to an electrical grid supplied by renewable energy sources.

  • Port of Seattle

    Major green targets for US$348m US port plan


    The Port of Seattle’s US$348m 2019-2023 capital investment plan includes US$30m for waterfront electrification to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from waterfront equipment and cruise vessels at berth and improve air quality for maritime workers and residents.

  • Port of Oakland

    Second trucking firm goes electric at Oakland


    Impact Transportation has become the second trucking company at the Port of Oakland to invest in zero emissions equipment with the purchase of an all-electric truck for yard operations.

  • Port of Hueneme

    USD$3m for Hueneme zero emissions project


    The Port of Hueneme has been awarded USD$3m from the California Air Resources Board to launch a zero emissions ship to shore freight project.

  • The order is made up of five e-RTGs for Cast Terminal and five for Racine Terminal and follows the retrofit of conductor bar systems Photo: Liebherr

    Liebherr e-RTGs for Canadian terminal


    Liebherr Container Cranes will supply ten electric RTG (ERTG) cranes to Montreal Gateway Terminal Partnership (MGT), Canada in 2019.

  • The Kalmar Ottawa T2E Electric Terminal Tractor features Kalmar's latest lithium-ion battery technology and a fully electric powertrain Photo: Kalmar

    Electric tractor to pilot at Long Beach


    Kalmar is to supply a fully electric Kalmar Ottawa T2e electric terminal tractor to Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) for a six-month demonstration period.

  • Hyster is developing a zero emissions laden container handler Photo: Hyster

    Sneak peek of fuel cell container handler


    Visitors to the Greenport Congress from 16 to 19 October 2018 received an exclusive look at the Hyster zero emissions laden container handler currently in development.

  • Port of Los Angeles

    Fuel cells to power LA trucks


    Ballard Power Systems will provide fuel cell modules to power two zero-emissions terminal yard trucks at the Port of Los Angeles in a bid to prove the technology’s commercial viability.

  • Port of Long Beach

    US port looks to microgrid efficiency


    The Port of Long Beach is to undertake a project to show renewable technology’s effectiveness in providing a clean reliable supply of electricity for operations.

  • San Diego is continuing to champion the environment Photo: Port of San Diego/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

    San Diego sets environmental bar even higher


    San Diego is continuing to champion the environmental care of its diverse ecosystems by enrolling in the Green Marine programme, North America’s largest voluntary marine environmental certification programme.

  • Port of Oakland

    Oakland diesel emissions down 81%


    Diesel particulate emissions from Port of Oakland maritime operations are down 81% since 2005, moving the port closer to its target of 85% emissions reduction by 2020.

  • Hueneme has been praised for its environmental credentials including its shore side power system installed in 2016 Photo: Port of Hueneme

    Californian port retains high green standards


    A Californian port is pushing full speed ahead with environmental initiatives and projects having completed the annual recertification process to maintain its Green Marine certification.

  • The Middle Harbor development aims to be a feat of engineering and a model of sustainability Photo: Port of Long Beach

    Green US terminal build enters final phase


    The US Port of Long Beach has begun work on the last phase of its Middle Harbor terminal redevelopment project with an emphasis on efficiency and clean cargo equipment.

  • The US Port of Oakland has set an ambitious target to reduce emissions as part of its air quality improvement plan Photo: Robert Campbell Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0

    Oakland aims for no emissions operations


    The US Port of Oakland has set an ambitious target to reduce emissions as part of its air quality improvement plan which is currently out for public review.

  • Photo: Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach

    US ports approve clean truck regs


    Harbour commissioners for the US ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have approved measures to ensure that new trucks that are just going into drayage service meet “the cleanest engine standards”.

  • The retrofit is forecast to cut over 45 tonnes of exhaust emissions each year at the Port of Oakland Photo: Christopher/flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0

    Oakland goes hybrid for cleaner terminal ops


    SSA Marine is to retrofit 13 of the US Port of Oakland’s diesel-powered cranes with diesel-electric hybrid engines to help clean up operations.

  • This year’s conference was the fifth time the Collaborative has met since 2006, the third time in Los Angeles

    Port of Los Angeles hosts clean air collaborative


    Participants from ports around the Pacific Rim, Asia, the Americas and Europe have gathered in Los Angeles to discuss innovations and best practices for reducing emissions from port-related operations.

  • POLB is revising its Master Plan to reflect a new era of global shipping, technology and environmental stewardship

    Port of Long Beach plans zero emissions long term


    The Port of Long Beach has received a US$9.7 million grant from the California Energy Commission to demonstrate zero-emissions cargo handling equipment.

  • Oakland said it's working hard to increase cargo volume but it won't be at the expense of the local community

    Oakland commits to balance growth with care


    The US Port of Oakland has committed to a strategy of growth with care in its new five-year strategic plan which will balance business expansion with community benefits.