Projects & Initiatives – Page 18

  • Container 42
    News

    Air pollution monitoring container sets sail

    2019-05-24T12:23:00Z

    An air pollution-monitoring smart container with solar panels to determine how much power a container can generate during any given journey will leave the Port of Rotterdam for the first leg of a two-year data-collecting mission around the world.

  • Guangzhou Port
    News

    Cooperation needed to tackle sustainability

    2019-05-08T12:43:00Z

    The IMO Secretary General has stressed the importance of the combined role of shipping and ports in both world trade and sustainable development.

  • Meritor Blue Horizon drivetrain systems
    News

    Eco trucks contract for Californian ports

    2019-04-25T16:16:00Z

    Meritor has been contracted to supply all-electric drivetrain systems for 38 terminal tractors to be used at the ports of Long Beach and Oakland.

  • Cleaning operation
    News

    HullWiper extends operations with new deal

    2019-04-25T13:03:00Z

    HullWiper Ltd has signed a hull cleaning frame agreement with Equinor for its fleet of oil and gas tankers operating in Scandinavia, the Far East, Middle East and Europe.

  • Kenworth truck
    News

    Fuel cell electric truck project progresses

    2019-04-24T12:33:00Z

    The first of 10 fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks jointly developed by Toyota and Kenworth to lower emissions has been revealed ahead of its operation at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

  • Awards
    News

    Three ports up for climate and energy award

    2019-04-10T16:05:00Z

    The ports of Amsterdam, Antwerp and Ports of Stockholm have been shortlisted for the Climate and Energy category of the IAPH World Ports Sustainability Challenge Awards.

  • Old vessel on Fraser River
    News

    Vancouver completes river improvement project

    2019-03-27T13:02:00Z

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has completed a project to improve safety and protect native flora and fauna by removing derelict boats and structures along the Fraser River.

  • Riga
    News

    Port stakeholders step up to 2030 challenge

    2019-03-27T11:39:00Z

    The organisation behind an ambitious global initiative to implement major environmental changes to achieve sustainability in port cities by 2030 faces one of its biggest challenges this year in co-ordinating how its many diverse participants can achieve change.

  • PLA works with farmers
    News

    Port of London Authority targets biodiversity

    2019-03-21T17:19:00Z

    The Port of London Authority’s Thames Vision seeks sustainability in the port and environment. Environment manager Tanya Ferry explains how it works

  • Best practise guide
    News

    Noise emissions best practise guide launches

    2019-03-21T15:35:00Z

    Project NEPTUNES is launching a best practice guide for ports on measuring, labelling and mitigating noise emissions of vessels at ports.

  • Hyster reachstacker
    News

    Electric reachstacker for hydrogen pioneer

    2019-03-19T14:43:00Z

    Hyster Europe is developing a zero-emission reachstacker featuring a hydrogen fuel cell for the Port of Valencia, which will be the first port in Europe to incorporate hydrogen energy in its operations.

  • CMA CGM
    News

    Sustainable bio-fuel oil testing begins

    2019-03-12T11:35:00Z

    The Port of Rotterdam is taking part in a first of its kind partnership to test a new sustainable marine bio-fuel oil in a bid to demonstrate its scaleability and technical compliance and help decarbonise the shipping industry.

  • Port of Vancouver
    News

    Emissions reduction initiative launches

    2019-03-05T09:33:00Z

    A new Vancouver Fraser Port Authority-led initiative aims to help reduce emissions from international shipping more efficiently and effectively through education about incentive programmes and environmental infrastructure.

  • W2C  project
    News

    Waste to chemicals project expands

    2019-03-01T11:48:00Z

    Europe’s first ‘waste to chemicals’ (W2C) project to convert residual flows of non-recyclable waste materials into clean methanol is expanding with a new partner to join a consortium including the Port of Rotterdam.

  • Green Maritime Methanol
    News

    Ports support Methanol research project

    2019-02-22T12:41:00Z

    Shipowners, shipyards, manufacturers and ports have joined forces to investigate the feasibility of methanol as a sustainable alternative transport fuel in the maritime sector.

  • maasvlakte - Port of Rotterdam
    News

    Rotterdam fires up circular economy

    2019-02-18T10:10:00Z

    The circular economy will strengthen the competitive position of the Port of Rotterdam, strengthen the supply of raw materials and is vital to help realise the Paris Climate Agreement, the Port of Rotterdam Authority has said.

  • Port of Antwerp
    News

    €18m financing for Ecoslops projects

    2019-02-11T12:05:00Z

    Ecoslops has secured a financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for up to €18m to help develop projects including its micro-refinery unit in the Port of Antwerp.

  • HHLA's CTA
    News

    Mobile batteries to help electric stability

    2019-02-07T10:51:00Z

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) and Next Kraftwerke GmbH are investigating the extent to which industrially used mobile battery capacities can be connected to the German power grid to stabilise it and help the Port of Hamburg go electric.

  • recycling drive
    News

    KFTL hits mass recycling drive milestone

    2019-01-31T15:00:00Z

    Alongside the Jamaican government’s ban on plastic bags and straws from 1 January, Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) has recycled over 100,000 plastic bottles in over seven months.

  • 'Leader'
    News

    PLA doubles green tariff discount

    2019-01-21T09:57:00Z

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has doubled its green tariff discount to boost tidal Thames air quality and later this year will launch the UK''s first hybrid pilot cutter to cut pollution.