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  • The exercise took place as part of the closing programme at SIBCON Photo: @SIBCON_SG

    New procedure for oil spill clean ups


    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) organised an oil spill exercise as part of the closing programme for the 19th Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON) 2016.

  • The reclamation works for the new terminal are now 75% complete

    Efficient bulk handling


    Kuantan Port Consortium (KPC) is building its New Deep Water Terminal (NDWT) which it says will become a major transhipment hub on the east coast of Malaysia for trade in and out of Asia.

  • Chinese energy consumption fell by 5.2% in the first half of 2016

    Green efforts in China


    As China fulfilled its energy-saving targets for the first half of 2016, more effort has been pledged to support the country’s green sector.

  • The MPA and the MDM have a joint chemical spill plan

    Tackling chemical spills


    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Marine Department of Malaysia (MDM) have conducted a joint chemical spill exercise to test its joint Emergency Response Plan (ERP) for chemical spill incidents.

  • ‘APL Japan’ receives shore side power at QQCTUA

    Cold ironing in China


    APL’s joint-venture terminal, Qingdao Qianwan United Advance Container Terminal (QQCTUA) in China, has completed a cold-ironing trial to ensure it has the capability to meet new Chinese emission regulations.

  • Maersk aiming to help upgrade Alang’s ship recycling facilities

    Maersk developing sustainable ship recycling in India


    The Maersk Group has announced its commitment to helping selected ship recycling yards in Alang, India upgrade facilities and practices to comply with the company’s standards.

  • Roof-top solar panels aim to generate electrical power of up to 361,000kWh at Mumbai’s business terminal

    New solar power at the Port of Mumbai


    A new solar power initiative at APM Terminals Mumbai, the busiest container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port, has been officially inaugurated.

  • India aims to make its ports cleaner and greener Photo: Wiki/Rash9745

    Indian Ministry of Shipping initiates new green project


    The Ministry of Shipping in India has started a new project to aim to help make major ports across the country cleaner and greener.

  • GSPCB has issued notices under the Air Prevention and Control of Pollution Act

    Port operators warned over pollution


    Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has issued notices to Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) and two major companies handling coal at its terminal, according to Business Standard.

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    Report on Green Ship Technologies


    IMarEST and the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) Southeast Asia have hosted a round table discussion to investigate Green Ship Technologies within Asia.

  • OOCL was awarded for its green’ operations and initiatives

    OOCL awarded for ‘green’ thinking


    Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has been awarded the 2015 ‘Singapore Environmental Achievement Award’ (SEAA) for its commitment to environmental sustainability.

  • A fully laden rake from CITPL can reach ICD TNPM within five hours compared to around three to 10 hours taken by around 40 trucks previously

    PSA clears trucks at Chennai


    PSA International has added a new train shuttle service for import containers at its Chennai International Terminals Pvt Ltd (CITPL) that is expected to significantly reduce road congestion and emissions.

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    Haldia becomes ‘first’ green Indian port


    The Indian port of Haldia has become what is said to be the ‘first’ green port in the country after a bio-diesel dispensing unit was inaugurated recently.

  • The Remote Operating Station (ROS) enables the operator to safely and efficiently perform truck loading and unloading operations

    Indonesia launches green container terminal


    Indonesian state-owned terminal operator, PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Pelindo III), has launched its ‘green’ Lamong Bay Terminal, a milestone in the country’s sustainable transport strategy.

  • Container volumes have been on the rise in Manila

    ICTSI works to lower Manila emissions


    With operations at International Container Terminal Services, Inc’s (ICTSI) flagship Manila terminal continuing to rise, new generation reach stackers are being deployed to keep emissions at bay.

  • The European Commission Ship Recycling Regulation was adopted in November 2013 Photo: NGO Shipbreaking Platform

    Getting on board with ship recycling


    Two Chinese ship recycling yards have applied to be listed in the future EU list of ship recycling facilities.

  • BPA takes its commitment to the environment seriously

    Environmental stewardship at Busan


    Busan Port Authority (BPA) says it’s ramping up development at the world’s fifth largest port to make it the logistics hub of Northeast Asia, but it’s not forgetting its environmental responsibility in the process.

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    MOL recognised as climate change leader


    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has been recognised as a leader for climate change transparency by international, not-for-profit organisation, CDP.

  • Cochin is waiting on environmental approvals for port expansion work Photo: Wiki/Rash9745

    India's port environmental master plan


    The Indian Environmental Ministry is currently considering environmental master plans for the country’s 12 nationalised ports.

  • The Taichung port green belt

    Greening Ports in Taiwan


    The Taiwan International Port Corporation (TIPC) Greening the Ports action plan integrates environmental protection into its operating philosophy, with as goal to enhance the competitiveness and promote green port policies.