Americas – Page 6

  • The Ports of Indiana has been awarded Green Marine certification Photo: Ports of Indiana
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    Green Marine certification for Indiana

    2019-06-12T10:37:00Z

    The Ports of Indiana has received Green Marine certification for all three of its port locations for its commitment to advance environmental sustainability initiatives.

  • The Port of Anacortes has joined the Green Marine programme Photo: wikimedia
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    Anacortes joins Green Marine programme

    2019-05-17T15:46:00Z

    The Port of Anacortes is the fifth port in the State of Washington to become a Green Marine participant and the 22nd United States port to do so, equalling the number of Canadian ports participating in the programme.

  • Port of San Diego
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    Port of San Diego receives recycling award

    2019-05-09T15:20:00Z

    The Port of San Diego has been selected as ‘Recycler of the Year’ by the City of San Diego as part of the city’s 2019 Business Waste Reduction and Recycling awards programme.

  • Port of Seattle
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    Seattle adopts sustainability priorities

    2019-04-29T17:12:00Z

    The Port of Seattle Commission has further committed to electrification as it outlined its sustainability priorities for 2019.

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    EPA grant for New Orleans retrofit

    2019-04-02T11:44:00Z

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a National Clean Diesel Funding grant to the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) and project partner, the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) to help retrofit the engine of a conventional diesel locomotive for a low-emission output beyond current requirements.

  • Viau Terminal
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    Montreal investing in electrification

    2019-03-22T13:17:00Z

    The Port of Montreal’s Viau Terminal will explore equipment and infrastructure electrification to improve its efficiency and reduce emissions.

  • Port of Long Beach
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    Long Beach gives back to community

    2019-03-14T14:47:00Z

    The Port of Long Beach is hosting a Community Grants Program workshop this month for North Long Beach groups interested in applying for grants for park space, air filtration and energy efficiency projects.

  • Port Saint John
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    Coastal research to further ecology knowledge

    2019-03-08T15:25:00Z

    The Government of Canada is investing CAD$710,000 in coastal research initiatives in Canada’s Port Saint John to enable a greater understanding of ecology in the port and its environmental impacts.

  • Port of Los Angeles
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    LA offers US$1m in community grants

    2019-03-04T12:30:00Z

    Sustainability projects will be considered for the Port of Los Angeles’ US$1m Community Investment Grant Program for 2019-20.

  • Port of Mobile, Alabama
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    Emissions-reduction funding for Alabama

    2019-02-28T14:44:00Z

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a US$400,000 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program grant to the Alabama State Port Authority, to enable the replacement of one 1982 locomotive with a Tier IV locomotive engine at the Port of Mobile.

  • Port of Hueneme
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    Plastic bottles aid Hueneme harbour project

    2019-02-22T12:04:00Z

    A project to deepen the Port of Hueneme’s harbour will incorporate wharf-stabilising pilings made from recycled plastic bottles.

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    US$2m for PANYNJ truck replacement

    2019-02-11T16:49:00Z

    US$2m has been allocated to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to replace up to 80 model year 2006 and older short-haul trucks that service its marine terminals.

  • Containers
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    First US electric straddle carrier testing

    2019-01-14T10:37:00Z

    The Port of New York and New Jersey will undertake testing of the first all-electric straddle carrier in the US for the first time at any US port as part of its bid to meet Paris Climate Agreement greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets.

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    RNG gas to help clean up California ports

    2019-01-10T16:43:00Z

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. will supply Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) to intermodal trucking company Overseas Freight as part of an emissions reduction initiative in the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

  • The Port of Baltimore
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    US$2.4m funding for Baltimore eco-equipment

    2019-01-10T10:37:00Z

    The Port of Baltimore has been awarded US$2.4m from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to repower marine engines and upgrade diesel dray trucks and cargo handling equipment to help reduce emissions and improve air quality.

  • Port of Seattle
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    NWSA engine emissions rule kicks in

    2019-01-03T14:46:00Z

    As of 1 January 2019, only trucks with a 2007 or newer engine or equipped with a certified retrofit are allowed to enter the international container terminals of The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) under its Clean Truck Program rule.

  • CGSA
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    South America’s first CO2-neutral port

    2019-01-03T10:50:00Z

    Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA) has become the first port in South America to obtain carbon-neutral certification following its efforts to implement sustainability initiatives and incorporate technologies that reduce its operational impact.

  • Waterson Terminal Services at ProvPort on Rhode Island has joined the Green Marine environmental programme Photo: wikimedia
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    Waterson goes green at ProvPort

    2018-12-19T13:31:00Z

    Waterson Terminal Services is joining the Green Marine environmental certification programme for its stevedoring and terminal operations at ProvPort, Rhode Island.

  • 'Atlantic'
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    Canaveral supports sand protection project

    2018-12-18T12:10:00Z

    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
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    Canada shore power project complete

    2018-12-05T12:46:00Z

    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.