Australasia – Page 4

  • Shorebird habitat

    Australian ports get behind sustainability reporting


    Australian ports have cooperated to produce a report which showcases the sustainability initiatives taken by a number of local port companies. By Dave MacIntyre

  • Ports Australia report

    Ports Australia launches sustainability hub


    Associate IAPH member Ports Australia has launched an online sustainability hub to highlight the advances made by Australia''s ports in all five of the World Port Sustainability Program’s (WPSP) main themes.

  • channel marker

    Ospreys get new homes in Port Hedland


    Osprey nesting platforms on port navigation aids in Port Hedland’s inner harbour have been increased from three to five as part of a project by Australia’s Pilbara Ports Authority to replace ageing channel markers.

  • Port of Hay Point

    Water quality monitoring for dredging project


    Real-time monitoring of water quality will be used to help protect the environment during essential maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point in Queensland, Australia.

  • Port of Port Hedland

    Port marine biosecurity programme wins award


    A marine biosecurity surveillance programme that helps protect the natural environment and flora and fauna at ports in Australia has received an Australian Biosecurity Award.

  • Fergusson Container Terminal

    Auckland looks to hydrogen power


    Ports of Auckland in New Zealand is looking to create its own hydrogen power source as a step towards its ambitious goal to become a zero-emissions port by 2040. Dave MacIntyre finds out more

  • Newcastle Bulk Terminal

    First Australasian port joins EcoPorts


    Port of Newcastle has become the first port in Australasia to be granted membership of the International EcoPorts network after committing to meeting its global environmental and sustainability standards.

  • refueling facility

    Funding for zero-emission hydrogen vehicles


    Ports of Auckland (POAL) has been approved for part-funding for the purchase of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell vehicles from the Government’s Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund (LEVCF) to further its plan to build a hydrogen production and refuelling facility at its Waitemata port.

  • Fremantle Port Harbour

    Fremantle oil spill clean-up under control


    A Fremantle Ports-led team has successfully recovered almost all fuel oil which spilled from a ship into the Inner Harbour on 12 January.

  • Ports of Auckland

    Hydrogen moves POAL nearer zero emissions


    Ports of Auckland (POAL) has committed to building Auckland''s first hydrogen production and refuelling facility at its Waitemata port to help it achieve zero emissions by 2040.

  • Ports Australia has joined the WPSP Photo: Port of Melbourne

    Ports Australia joins sustainability drive


    Ports Australia has joined the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) in order to enhance and coordinate future sustainability efforts with other ports worldwide.

  • Many ports including the ports of Newcastle, no longer hold or use foams containing PFOS and PFOA Photo: Ports Australia

    Australian ports spearhead port sustainability


    Australian ports are preparing to join the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) as part of a move to showcase their environmental performance with projects including doing away with carcinogenic firefighting foam in ports, writes Dave MacIntyre

  • MIT recently donated school equipment to the Baruni Primary School in the Motu-Koitabu village in Port Moresby Photo: ICTSI

    ICTSI exercises its corporate responsibility


    ICTSI continues to help improve the lives of local communities at its Papua New Guinea operation as part of its drive to work towards corporate responsibility.

  • Ports of Auckland has joined a coalition to fight climate change

    Auckland steps up climate change efforts


    New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland has joined a coalition to fight climate change in order to ramp up its efforts to tackle GHG emissions.

  • The MLP project aims to achieve a considerable ecological impact in the community through using electrical container handling

    Logistics park will reap automation benefits


    Kalmar and Navis will a deliver world-first state-of-the-art intermodal automation solution to a Sydney logistics park which will help it lower its carbon emissions.

  • The Port of Tauranga has a new cargo shed that uses less electricity and more environmentally-friendly refrigerant

    Cool store brings green gains at Tauranga


    Refrigerated products such as meat, dairy products and kiwifruit are the lifeline of New Zealand’s export trades and one port is finding that it can make environmental gains while improving the supply chain for a major customer, writes Dave MacIntyre.

  • Port Nelson, New Zealand

    Win/Win for Nelson with emissions-saving logistics


    How can ports come up with innovative win/win solutions with their customers to cut emissions? asks Dave MacIntyre.

  • Ports of Auckland

    Ship noise reduces marine life communication


    A major investigation has found ship noise reduces the “communication space” available for at least two key marine species.

  • Fergusson Container Terminal

    Auckland planning for zero emissions


    Ports of Auckland is using an emissions reduction scheme to help it become a zero emissions port by 2040.

  • The proposed policy would mean transhipping would be considered an environmentally-relevant activity (ERA) requiring regulation under the Environmental Protection Act 1994

    Stricter green transhipping rules proposed


    A draft policy has been issued by the Queensland government, proposing stricter rules for transhipping activities in the state’s waters and particularly in the Great Barrier Reef area.