Asia – Page 10

  • Electrifying news from Laem Chabang
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    RTG conversion for Laem Chabang

    2012-05-08T13:55:00Z

    Shareholders of a container terminal at Laem Chabang in Thailand have made a bold commitment to environmental sustainability with a contract to electrify its Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTGs).

  • MPA has unveiled a new fleet of low emission patrol craft
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    Low emission patrol craft for Singapore

    2012-05-01T09:30:00Z

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has unveiled its brand new fleet of six low emission patrol craft.

  • MPA and DNV are working towards promoting LNG bunkering in Singapore
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    Future LNG bunkering in Singapore

    2012-04-12T12:16:00Z

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has set up a joint industry project to investigate the feasibility of LNG bunkering in Singapore in collaboration with Det Norske Veritas (DNV).

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    USA to raise issue of bottlenecks in Indian ports

    2012-02-22T15:41:00Z

    The infrastructure and congestion of Indian ports is a matter of concern for the US companies operating in India, as informed by Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Francisco J Sanchez.

  • WSS are tackling ship pollution in China
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    Wilhelmsen Ships Service addresses Chinese regulations

    2012-01-24T22:30:00Z

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has announced the introduction of agency services covering Ship Pollution Response Organization (SPRO) regulations for vessels calling at Chinese ports.

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    Where the world of shipping meets India

    2012-01-11T09:47:00Z

    India - The seventh India Shipping Summit brought together, from 10 till 12 October 2011, international maritime leaders and the top Indian shipping executives in a highly successful two day event in Mumbai, India.

  • Jurong Port is investing in green technology and productivity projects in the port over the next five years.
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    Boost for green port solutions in Singapore

    2011-10-12T12:07:00Z

    Jurong Port (JP) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have committed to a large investment in green port technology and productivity over the next five years.

  • Right: Mr Kenichiro Hirata, Managing Executive Officer, Development Bank of Japan. Left: Mr Shugo Aoto, Managing Executive Officer, Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd.
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    MOL Earns Environmental Ratings from DBJ

    2011-09-19T09:34:00Z

    Mitsui OSK Lines has purchased the DBJ Environmental Ratings from the Development Bank of Japan.

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    Q1 Losses for Hanjin too

    2011-05-15T09:04:00Z

    The Korean shipping giant also reported a Q1 2011 operating loss, despite higher revenues.

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    S$100mil Green Boost

    2011-05-12T11:45:00Z

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has launched a comprehensive package to promote environmentally-friendly shipping.

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    Salalah sets higher targets for less CO2

    2011-05-11T14:11:00Z

    Having achieved a 10% reduction in CO2 emissions in the last year, the Omani Port of Salaah plans to extend the scheme.

  • Clean AC power is essential for the reliable and efficient operation of electrical equipment
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    Movable shore power supply at Shanghai Port

    2011-04-07T16:03:00Z

    The Port of Shanghai started to use a movable 2000 kVA shore power supply system with Vacon AC drives to supply electricity from the national grid to the ships in dock.

  • The Kalmar Zero Emission(TM) E-One2 RTG is Cargotec's most environmentally friendly model.
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    Cargotec delivers its first Zero Emission(TM) RTGs to Asia

    2011-04-07T15:23:00Z

    Cargotec has completed the delivery of six Kalmar E-One2 rubber-tyred gantry cranes featuring Zero Emission(TM) technology to Vietnam''s terminal operator Saigon Newport.

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    Size Matters

    2011-03-17T10:47:00Z

    The 10 new 18,000 teu ships ordered by Maersk from South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding are scheduled for delivery from 2013.

  • It is not just marine wildlife that is being threatened by the vast number of Indian port projects. Photo:Greenpeace / Sumer Verma
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    India’s plans run into environmental issues

    2010-12-13T14:04:00Z

    There are a number of port proposals being turned over in Orissa at the moment, mostly related to mining shipments, an ongoing issue for India – but some are running into delays linked with environmental concerns.

  • Saigon has placed orders with Bromma and Cargotec’s Kalmar brand for handling equipment
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    Saigon orders zero-emission cranes

    2010-12-09T10:00:00Z

    Kalmar is to deliver six E-One2 zero emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes to Vietnam''s Saigon Newport (SNP).

  • Maersk Line is taking the initiative by switching to low sulphur fuel while calling at Hong Kong
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    Hong Kong fuel switch for Maersk

    2010-12-03T15:01:00Z

    A particulate and sulphur oxide reduction of “at least 80%” will result from Maersk Line’s recent move to switch its container ships to low-sulphur fuel while at berth in Hong Kong, claims the company.

  • Qindao has signed four partnerships with other ports
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    Qingdao, China – Leading the way in the “green” economy

    2010-03-17T10:51:00Z

    The City of Qingdao is making a big investment in its port and oceanic resources not only to combat the adverse effects of the economic downturn but also to develop a more “green” and sustainable economy

  • The new RTGs on arrival
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    ICTSI gets new cranes for Manila Terminal

    2010-03-10T13:22:00Z

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) recently took delivery of eight new rubber tyred gantries (RTGs) for its flagship, Manila International Container Terminal (MICT). Four of these new RTGs have been successfully commissioned and are now in use at the terminal.

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    New-generation, eco-friendly vessels

    2009-11-25T11:20:00Z

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has formed the concept for its next-generation vessels by building on and refining existing technologies it has developed and adopted. The first new concept is a next-generation, environmentally friendly car carrier; “ISHIN-I,” which stands for “Innovations in Sustainability backed by Historically proven, Integrated technologies.”