Asia – Page 8

  • Mr NN Kumar, Chairman of JNPT Port will give the Welcome Address

    Provisional programme released for GPSA 2014


    The programme of the second GreenPort South Asia (GPSA) Conference will focus on the sustainable development of ports and terminals, infrastrucutre development and investment and finance options and initiatives.

  • Hong Kong's clean air plan could prove costly. Photo: Kai Yan, Joseph Wong

    Hong Kong clean air plan could backfire


    The Port of Hong Kong could struggle to stay competitive after the introduction of a new law for cleaner marine fuel next year, local media reports.

  • International waste trade laws are needed if South Asia is to stop being used as a dumping ground for toxic ships. Photo: NGO Shipbreaking Platform

    New shipbreaking report calls for Pakistani improvements


    The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is calling on the Pakistani government to improve working conditions and environmental protection in the shipbreaking yards of Gadani.

  • ABB provides a green solution to Pipavav shipyard

    First Indian “green shipyard” uses ABB solution


    ABB, the global leader in power and automation technologies has delivered “green” Static Frequency Converters (SFCs) to the first and only “green shipyard” in India at Pipavav Shipyard Limited (PSL).

  • 'Hansa Brandenburg' is thought to contain a significant amount of hazardous materials

    South Asia to stop toxic import


    The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is calling on India, Pakistan and Bangladesh to stop the import of the damaged and presumably toxic vessel, ‘Hansa Brandenburg’.

  • The proposed port will be located in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. Photo: Binoyjsdk

    Kerala waits for green light


    The Indian state of Kerala is waiting for clearance from the central government for a proposed international deep water seaport, local media reports.

  • The second GPSA is set to take place following a successful first event

    GreenPort South Asia call for papers


    The second GreenPort South Asia Conference (GPSA) is set to take place in Mumbai, India, from 26 to 27 February 2014, following a successful first event. The call for papers for next year’s conference have now been released.

  • Delegates networking at the Welcome Reception of the 1st GreenPort South Asia Conference

    Mumbai to host 2nd GreenPort South Asia Conference


    Following a very successful first event held in Mumbai in March 2013, the 2nd GreenPort South Asia Conference will again be held in Mumbai, India on 26-27 February 2014.

  • News

    Preventing light pollution


    Preventing light pollution and saving money are top considerations for a new lighting policy to include DC power technology ahead of the construction of India’s first green port, Vizhinjam.

  • JN Port Container yard

    Showcasing the development of Indian ports


    The first GreenPort South Asia Conference, organised by Mercator Media, took place in Mumbai from 20 to 21 March with as aim to be a catalyst in driving forward the green agenda in maritime ports and terminals across the South Asia region. A few weeks prior to the conference, GreenPort ...

  • Delegates

    GreenPort South Asia papers


    Did you miss Mercator Media''s first GreenPort South Asia conference? All papers and presentations from this year are now available to download online.

  • The 110 delegates were treated to a port visit around JN Port

    JN Port visit – finale to a great conference


    The successful GreenPort South Asia Conference 2013, organised by Mercator Media Ltd, was followed by a popular port visit to Jawaharlal Nehru Port on 22 March 2013.

  • Mr Luxman Radhakrishnan, I.A.S Chairman, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust

    Consensus reached at GreenPort South Asia


    The first GreenPort South Asia Conference, organised by Mercator Media, took place at the Trident Nariman Point Hotel, Mumbai Indian from 20 to 21 March 2013.

  • Last chance to book for GreenPort South Asia 2013

    GreenPort South Asia – last chance to book


    There’s still time to book for the first GreenPort South Asia Conference which will take place on 20 and 21 March 2013 at the Trident Nariman Point Hotel, Mumbai, India.

  • The Indian Ports Association has confirmed its support for the 1st GreenPort South Asia Conference

    IPA to support 1st GreenPort South Asia Conference


    The Indian Ports Association (IPA) has confirmed, along with many key industry organisations, its support to the GreenPort South Asia Conference, which underlines the recognition of the need for maritime ports across the region to engage with the green agenda.

  • The conference will focus on sustainable practices in South Asia ports and terminals

    Programme released for GreenPort South Asia


    The programme for Mercator Media’s first GreenPort South Asia Conference, which takes place from 20 to 22 March 2013 in Mumbai, India, has just been released.

  • DNV aims to define Korea's commerical opportunities related to LNG distribution and shipping

    Korea signs up for LNG fuel study


    Global risk management company, Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and Korea’s national gas company, Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), have signed an agreement to cooperate on a feasibility study on the establishment of an LNG bunkering infrastructure in Korea.

  • Jueshi Port has been polluted by petrochemicals Photo: Wikimedia Commons

    Shanghai petrochemical cleanup underway


    A huge cleanup and investigation is underway in Shanghai following a petrochemical leak at Jueshi Port which has also caused severe air and river pollution to the local Jinshan and Songjiang districts.

  • Bangladesh is going to have its first inland container terminal

    First Inland Port for Bangladesh


    Bangladesh’s Rupayan Port and Logistics Services and the UK-based Port Evolution Management are going to develop the country’s first private inland container terminal.

  • IPC has planted over 1,000 trees to help counteract the negative impact of port emissions Photo: IPC

    IPC focuses on being eco-green


    Indonesian port operator, Indonesia Port Corporation II (IPC), has conducted a new programme to clean up the port of Tanjung Priok which includes litter collection and tree planting as part of its ‘Greening and environmental hygiene programme’.