Asia – Page 6

  • Colombo South container terminal
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    Electric RTGs reducing Colombo emissions

    2017-12-08T14:21:00Z

    A USD$10m project to convert cranes from diesel to electric-powered has reduced emissions at Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo.

  • PT Prima Multi Terminal has ordered eight all electric ARTG cranes
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    Asian terminal opts for Konecranes for efficiency

    2017-11-06T16:45:00Z

    Konecranes will deliver an Automated RTG (ARTG) system to a new customer in Asia to help improve efficiency.

  • Manila International Container Terminal (MICT)
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    ICTSI looks after its employees housing

    2017-11-06T10:13:00Z

    Employees of Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) are being looked after with the opportunity to win a house.

  • Collaborative working: The MoU will allow research projects to be conducted as part of Jurong Port’s Living Lab programme Photo: Jurong Port
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    Jurong pursues alternative energy research

    2017-11-01T17:11:00Z

    Jurong Port has inked an agreement with academia to jointly research and develop alternative energy applications.

  • Port of Singapore
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    MPA and Shell partner to research clean fuel

    2017-10-31T10:10:00Z

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Shell are to partner up to advance clean fuel technologies.

  • Kamji Marine Agency Ltd is offering green discounts on a wide range of services from its flagship base at Zhoushan
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    Green discounts scheme expands to China

    2017-08-07T14:32:00Z

    A Chinese port supplier has become the country''s first to incentivise green ships, ports and service providers.

  • Korean ferry
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    Scrubber system to clean ferry's exhaust

    2017-05-17T17:00:00Z

    Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply its exhaust gas cleaning system for a new Korean ferry.

  • Port of Singapore
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    Ships go green with e-certs

    2017-04-27T10:57:00Z

    The Danish, Norwegian and Singapore maritime authorities have agreed to champion the use of e-certificates (e-certs) for the shipping community as part of a drive to digitalise the shipping industry, reduce administrative manpower and costs and become more efficient.

  • Visedo electrified Asia’s first hybrid electric ferry in Taiwan
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    Visedo focuses on Asia

    2017-04-19T09:30:00Z

    Finnish manufacturer of heavy duty electric drivetrains, Visedo, is focusing on hastening the transition to hybrid and electric marine vessels across Asia.

  • The Port of Yokohama has joined the Green Award Scheme
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    Japan demonstrates its green commitment

    2017-04-06T09:29:00Z

    The Port of Yokohama has joined the Green Award Scheme in a bid to continually improve environmental protection and safety at the port.

  • V.O. Chidambaranar Port has become the first Indian Port to provide a shore power facility
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    A holistic solution to cut emissions

    2017-04-05T10:58:00Z

    To reduce the carbon emissions in Indian ports, the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India initiated ‘Project Green Ports’, factoring in the environmental perspective for sustained growth, writes S M Arun, Corporate Relations Manager, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust.

  • India are focusing on its inland waterways
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    Getting boxes off the roads

    2017-02-07T11:42:00Z

    India’s transport authority is looking to inland waterways to ease the country’s road and rail traffic, with a little help from the Germans.

  • High Climber: Port Klang is moving up the World Container League rankings Photo: Dean Calma/IAEA
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    Port Klang edges closer to top ten ranking

    2017-01-19T13:55:00Z

    Based on its performance in 2015, Port Klang says it should be ranked in 11th place in the World Container League for 2016, moving up one spot from 2015.

  • Ships berthed at 11 ports including Shanghai, must adhere to the 0.50% sulphur limit while berthed
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    China extends emissions curb

    2017-01-06T10:44:00Z

    China’s Ministry of Transport has expanded a 0.50% sulphur limit for ships operating within three domestic emission control areas (ECAs) to 11 ports.

  • First phase of the port electrification project completed by Vahle
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    Priok electrification project

    2016-11-22T15:15:00Z

    Vahle has finished the first phase of a port electrification mega project at Tanjung Priok, Jakarta in Indonesia.

  • The exercise took place as part of the closing programme at SIBCON Photo: @SIBCON_SG
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    New procedure for oil spill clean ups

    2016-10-11T14:11:00Z

    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
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    Efficient bulk handling

    2016-09-13T12:30:00Z

    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
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    Green efforts in China

    2016-08-15T11:00:00Z

    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
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    Tackling chemical spills

    2016-08-01T17:32:00Z

    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
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    Cold ironing in China

    2016-07-21T12:18:00Z

    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.