Americas – Page 2

  • Two all-electric yard tractors were recently acquired by the Port, funded through a Zero- and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities grant Photo: Port of Hueneme
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    Zero emissions aim

    2021-08-26T11:34:00Z

    One Californian port has launched a zero emission project committed to improving air quality.

  • Long Beach Container Terminal at Middle Harbor
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    Clean terminal complete

    2021-08-23T12:09:00Z

    One of the world's cleanest and technologically advanced terminals has been completed.

  • Benore Logistic Systems trucks
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    Green trucks funding

    2021-08-23T12:01:00Z

    Investment in zero-emission trucks is being helped along by new funding.

  • The AAPA wants the US Congress to make a significant investment to its ports Photo: Gnovick/ Wikimedia CC BY 3.0
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    Port funding call

    2021-08-16T13:51:00Z

    US ports have called for significant investment to be made in US maritime infrastructure.

  • Port of Vancouver
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    Responsible dredging

    2021-08-12T20:19:00Z

    Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is demonstrating how to care for the environment when dredging.

  • Port of Duluth-Superior
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    Environmental responsibility

    2021-08-12T11:24:00Z

    Environmental responsibility is high on the agenda for one conscientious US port authority.

  • electric yard truck
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    Electric trucks funding

    2021-08-11T15:12:00Z

    Funding has been approved for electric trucks that will support greener operations at a US port.

  • Port of Galveston
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    Investing in renewables

    2021-07-26T10:30:00Z

    Renewable energy, shore power and LNG are amongst the investment areas of one US port.

  • The demo project is is a major step in testing the feasibility of battery electric trucks moving containers Photo: Port of Oakland
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    Zero-emission trucks

    2021-07-20T11:08:00Z

    A battery electric truck demonstration project is taking one port closer to zero emissions.

  • 'eWolf'
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    Electric tug first

    2021-07-13T13:00:00Z

    The first fully electric US tugboat will serve a Californian port.

  • Port of Québec
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    Container terminal blocked

    2021-07-09T11:58:00Z

    Canada’s government has put a stop to plans for a new container terminal.

  • Cruise ships
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    Committed to environmental and economic sustainability

    2021-07-02T14:00:00Z

    The trade-offs between environmental and economic sustainability have at times presented a difficult balancing act for the eleven maritime ports across the state of California, writes Michael Zucchet, chairman, Port of San Diego

  • Philadelphia is benefitting from the Biden administration’s Low-or No-Emission program Photo: Wikipedia/NOAA
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    Electric grants for ports

    2021-06-30T13:06:00Z

    American ports are benefitting from grants to buy electric charging terminals making transport more efficient and cleaner.

  • Californian ports are facing power issues, pictured, Port of Long Beach Photo: D Ramey Logan/Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 4.0
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    Power shortage fears

    2021-06-14T13:11:00Z

    Address adequate energy grid supply or impede ports’ ability to move cargo, says a new report.

  • port cargo
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    Ports pollution pact

    2021-06-09T17:06:00Z

    A new US ports partnership aims to improve cargo flow and reduce air pollution.

  • Port of Oakland
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    Clean funding call

    2021-05-24T14:58:00Z

    US ports are calling for US$2.25bn funding to invest in emissions-free freight hauling.

  • zero-emission truck
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    Zero-emission trucks

    2021-05-07T12:07:00Z

    Zero-emission trucks at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are growing.

  • Port of San Diego
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    Shore power toughens emissions fight

    2021-04-27T10:33:00Z

    Shore power capability is being doubled at a US port in a bid to improve air quality.

  • carbon capture and storage
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    US carbon capture proposal

    2021-04-26T11:11:00Z

    A carbon capture and storage (CCS) hub has been proposed to decarbonise a major US shipping channel.

  • harbour seals
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    Marine life thrives in ports

    2021-04-23T14:32:00Z

    Marine life is thriving at record levels in waters shared by two US ports.