Americas – Page 9

  • Hueneme was the first port in California to be Green Marine certified
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    Green accolade for Hueneme’s action plans

    2017-09-25T16:50:00Z

    A Californian port has received high accolade for its eco-friendly action plans from the Green Shipping Summit USA.

  • Baltimore will host the GreenPort Congress and Cruise conference in 2018
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    Baltimore to host 2018 GreenPort Congress

    2017-09-13T18:02:00Z

    The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore will play host to the GreenPort Congress in 2018.

  • Shore power has already helped Oakland reduce diesel emissions by 75% in the past decade
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    Oakland backs shore power to slash emissions

    2017-09-11T13:00:00Z

    The Port of Oakland has met with shippers to double efforts to curb emissions by plugging more vessels into shore power.

  • The proposed road would cut into the Bathurst caribou herd’s calving ground
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    Central Arctic port proposal approved

    2017-09-05T15:06:00Z

    Canada’s largest and northernmost territory has taken initial steps towards creating the Central Arctic’s first deep-water port at the mid-point of the Northwest Passage.

  • Port of Los Angeles
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    Air pollution drops at LA despite record year

    2017-08-22T14:56:00Z

    Air pollution at the Port of Los Angeles dropped in 2016 despite it handling a record amount of cargo.

  • Port of Seattle
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    Cargo app now better able to tackle congestion

    2017-08-14T09:25:00Z

    A mobile app that helps reduce air emissions related to cargo transportation has been adapted to improve its efficiency.

  • Port of Corpus Christi
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    Texan port wins kudos for environmental performance

    2017-07-31T12:04:00Z

    Corpus Christi has become the first port in Texas USA to gain kudos from green certification which recognises its environmental performance.

  • Port of Oakland
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    Oakland to cooperate in investigation to cut harmful diesel fumes

    2017-07-28T15:31:00Z

    California''s Port of Oakland says it will cooperate fully with an investigation into whether it is sufficiently tackling harmful diesel fumes.

  • Port of Los Angeles
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    Clean air plan tackles California pollution

    2017-07-24T14:26:00Z

    The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have released a draft of their 2017 Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) to further key pollution reduction and zero emissions goals.

  • New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project
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    Vancouver port provides local eco boost

    2017-07-20T16:26:00Z

    The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority have completed a conservation project to benefit the ecological footprint of the area.

  • Virginia International Gateway container terminal
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    Hybrid shuttle carriers for US port

    2017-06-16T11:50:00Z

    Kalmar has finalised a deal with the Port of Virginia for sixteen hybrid shuttle carriers designed to reduce fuel consumption, emissions and engine noise.

  • Port of Vancouver
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    Vancouver port sustainability study

    2017-06-12T14:29:00Z

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released a study of the port’s economic impact on local communities, provinces and Canada overall.

  • Port of Belledune
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    Canadian port joins Green Marine

    2017-05-16T13:22:00Z

    The Port of Belledune in Canada has signed up to Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification programme for the maritime industry in North America.

  • Red Hook container terminal
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    Hybrid technology for NY terminals

    2017-04-28T13:00:00Z

    Two container terminal facilities in New York will be retrofitted with auto stop-start hybrid technology at a cost of up to US$144,000, as part of emission-reduction plans by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ).

  • The award recognises a series of strategic environmental initiatives first adopted by the port in 2012
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    Hueneme wins environmental award

    2017-04-25T20:55:00Z

    California''s Port of Hueneme has been recognised for its environmental projects with a state award.

  • VAHLE was awarded the first contract to electrify ten container blocks of the terminal back in 2011
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    VAHLE electrifies Mexican terminal

    2017-03-28T10:38:00Z

    VAHLE, the mobile power and data solutions company, has completed the electrification of the intermodal area at the Lázaro Cárdenas Terminal (LCT) in Mexico.

  • The rail wagons take three 4m containers loaded with copper per wagon to the port for discharge
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    Sustainable bulk container supply

    2017-03-22T10:49:00Z

    In late 2014, MMG issued a tender for the supply of 1,200 specialised containers to move copper from its flagship Las Bambas mine to the Port of Matarani on the west coast of Peru.

  • California Energy Commission funds accelerate clean technology
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    Zero emissions equipment grant

    2017-03-07T12:40:00Z

    The Port of Long Beach is set to receive a major grant which will fund a demonstration project for zero-emissions cargo-handling equipment.

  • APM Terminals is investing USD$200m in new efficiency technology at Port Elizabeth terminal to allow for it to receive ultra large container ships
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    A greener more competitive edge

    2017-02-27T11:26:00Z

    APM Terminals is investing USD$200m in new efficiency technology at its US Port Elizabeth terminal to allow for it to receive ultra large container ships.

  • Ambient noise from storms, waves and currents together with sounds of vessels moving through the ocean are heard by whales, cetaceans and other marine life affecting their experience underwater Photo: Joan Lopez
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    Vancouver noise mitigation efforts

    2017-01-25T09:21:00Z

    Canada''s Port of Vancouver is home to a stunning coastline and waterways rich with pristine water and dramatic shorelines shared with more than 20 species of marine mammals. But ambient noise from storms, waves and currents together with sounds of vessels moving through the ocean are heard by whales, cetaceans ...