World – Page 17

  • The keel has been laid for a game changing electric tug Photo: Damen
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    Electric tug building milestone

    2020-07-13T10:44:00Z

    The keel has been laid for a first of kind electric tug which will help one New Zealand port achieve its goal of zero emissions operation by 2040.

  • waterside debris
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    Stepping up to eliminate single-use plastic

    2020-07-10T13:08:00Z

    An Australian port corporation has joined the fight to eliminate plastic waste by pledging to become plastic free by 2025.

  • Port of Seville
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    Sediment dumps used as bird habitat

    2020-07-10T11:08:00Z

    A port in Spain is the first in the country to bring together the management of sediments from maintenance dredging with the creation of a habitat that favours the diversity of aquatic birds.

  • Shorebirds at Ash Island, where the Port of Newcastle took part in an environmental rehabilitation project
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    Breaking new ground in eco certification

    2020-07-07T10:06:00Z

    An Australian port has broken new ground in Australia and New Zealand by becoming the first port in the region to be certified by EcoPorts, the global environmental and sustainability standard for the ports sector, writes Dave MacIntyre

  • Port of Dunkirk container terminal
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    French port awarded PERS certification

    2020-07-06T23:28:00Z

    A French port has been recertified by Ecoports’ Port Environmental Review System (PERS) in recognition of its sustainability efforts.

  • ABP annual review
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    Sustainability efforts see renewable projects

    2020-07-06T18:05:00Z

    A major UK port operator is continuing to transform its ports and terminals into low carbon, resilient hubs to help build sustainable supply chains.

  • Health personnel extracting nose samples from a KPA employee during a Covid-19 testing exercise at the port of Mombasa Photo: KPA
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    Covid-19 impacts port operations

    2020-07-06T10:05:00Z

    The unforeseen outbreak of the deadly Covid-19 has impacted many port operations across Africa with East Africa’s biggest Port of Mombasa being described as a ‘hotspot’ for transmission of the virus, writes Shem Oirere

  • Port of Newcastle
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    Australian port pursues UN SDGs

    2020-07-03T15:35:00Z

    An Australian port is amongst a group of institutions that have united to advocate for and drive local adoption of the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Svea transshipment terminal
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    Rail operations help green new terminal

    2020-07-03T13:42:00Z

    Emissions-cutting rail transport will play a major role in the operations of a new transshipment terminal soon to be operational in Sweden.

  • Brunei LNG plant
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    Tugs to aid contract for Brunei LNG plant

    2020-07-02T18:25:00Z

    A new partnership involving the supply of newbuild tugs will help fulfill a LNG terminal support contract to provide marine services for a major LNG plant in Brunei.

  • Port of Singapore
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    Decarbonisation advisory panel launches

    2020-07-02T17:05:00Z

    An International Advisory Panel on Maritime Decarbonisation (IAP) has been established to develop a strategy to support the industry in achieving decarbonisation.

  • The 2019 ESPO Award winner was the Port of Dover Photo: ESPO
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    Port-city projects in the running for top award

    2020-07-02T13:52:00Z

    Seven innovative port-city projects which focus on efficiency are in the running for the 2020 ESPO Award.

  • The LNG bunkering vessel will enable FueLNG to provide regular ship-to-ship LNG bunkering services Photo: FueLNG
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    Singapore expands its global LNG reach

    2020-07-02T10:04:00Z

    Singapore is on track to expand its LNG bunkering services in 2020 cementing its status of major bunkering hub for South East Asia, writes Anne-Marie Causer

  • Busan North Port
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    Busan cuts harmful dust levels

    2020-07-01T14:19:00Z

    Busan Port Authority (BPA) has taken steps to cut the fine dust level resulting from its port operations by investing further in green equipment.

  • Norway has long thrown its weight behind autonomous shipping Photo: Port of Trondheim
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    Norway spearheads green ship automation

    2020-07-01T10:03:00Z

    Norway is at the forefront of a port automation project which seeks to reduce the environmental impact of waterborne transport, writes Anne-Marie Causer

  • Clean truck
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    Clean truck rule piles pressure on ports

    2020-06-30T13:09:00Z

    A first-in-the-world rule requiring truck manufacturers to transition from diesel trucks and vans to electric zero-emission trucks from 2024 will place more pressure on ports to invest in sustainable vehicles.

  • Mini-P2R
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    Oil waste recycling investment in Cameroon

    2020-06-26T15:02:00Z

    A compact micro-refining unit which regenerates oil waste into second generation petroleum products will help a Cameroon port''s sustainability efforts.

  • Container Terminal Altenwerder
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    Climate-neutral terminal retains status

    2020-06-24T19:56:00Z

    The only certified climate-neutral container terminal in the world has retained its status as it continues to reduce its carbon emissions.

  • zero-emission ferries
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    Zero-emission ferries for Norway

    2020-06-22T22:37:00Z

    Two zero-emission battery powered ferries have been ordered by a Norwegian operator that will help the country move further towards sustainable shipping and port operations.

  • Vertical garden
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    World’s largest soil-based vertical garden

    2020-06-17T17:56:00Z

    A New Zealand port operator has installed the world’s largest soil-based vertical garden on its premises to contribute to bio-diversity in the wider environment.