Australasia – Page 3

  • Fremantle Port
    News

    No air pollution found at Australian port

    2019-09-10T14:24:00Z

    Air quality monitoring by an Australian port operator has found no evidence of air pollution due to port operations.

  • Port Kembla
    News

    Emissions target set for Australian ports

    2019-08-28T09:25:00Z

    An Australian port management group has a launched a sustainability plan to help it minimise its environmental impact.

  • Damen electric tug
    News

    Electric tug progresses zero-emission goal

    2019-08-05T16:48:00Z

    A New Zealand port authority has ordered an electric port tug as part of its goal to become zero-emission by 2040.

  • Shorebird habitat
    News

    Australian ports get behind sustainability reporting

    2019-07-12T11:37:00Z

    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
    News

    Ports Australia launches sustainability hub

    2019-06-13T12:15:00Z

    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
    News

    Ospreys get new homes in Port Hedland

    2019-05-16T09:48:00Z

    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
    News

    Water quality monitoring for dredging project

    2019-04-01T16:32:00Z

    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
    News

    Port marine biosecurity programme wins award

    2019-03-06T11:54:00Z

    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
    News

    Auckland looks to hydrogen power

    2019-02-14T13:17:00Z

    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
    News

    First Australasian port joins EcoPorts

    2019-01-25T11:05:00Z

    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
    News

    Funding for zero-emission hydrogen vehicles

    2019-01-23T09:05:00Z

    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
    News

    Fremantle oil spill clean-up under control

    2019-01-14T12:40:00Z

    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
    News

    Hydrogen moves POAL nearer zero emissions

    2018-12-03T22:22:00Z

    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
    News

    Ports Australia joins sustainability drive

    2018-09-13T10:59:00Z

    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
    News

    Australian ports spearhead port sustainability

    2018-09-11T11:08:00Z

    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
    News

    ICTSI exercises its corporate responsibility

    2018-08-15T14:46:00Z

    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
    News

    Auckland steps up climate change efforts

    2018-07-12T13:42:00Z

    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
    News

    Logistics park will reap automation benefits

    2018-06-11T11:53:00Z

    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
    News

    Cool store brings green gains at Tauranga

    2018-04-18T08:53:00Z

    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
    News

    Win/Win for Nelson with emissions-saving logistics

    2018-02-05T11:30:00Z

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