World – Page 15

  • Covid-19 has opened up some efficiency opportunities for SAGT Photo: SAGT
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    Asia makes efficiency gains with e-clearance

    2020-05-06T10:52:00Z

    One South Asian terminal has introduced an e-clearance system for containers in response to social distancing requirements introduced during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Durban has been working hard on its in-water cleaning policy Photo: TNPA
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    South Africa’s drive to control ship emissions

    2020-05-05T11:02:00Z

    South Africa’s ports operator Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has hinted at the possibility of re-introducing in-water cleaning for all vessels calling at its eight ports, writes Shem Oirere

  • The City of Bergen has already asked the port to put into effect a limit on the number of calls and passengers a day Photo: Eivind Senneset and Bergen Tourist Board
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    Bergen targets sustainable cruise

    2020-05-05T11:01:00Z

    The Port of Bergen has established a strategy for reducing the environmental impact from cruiseships, writes Susan Parker

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    Grant funding for wildlife care

    2020-05-04T23:20:00Z

    A wildlife organisation is among the latest recipients of an annual community support grant funded by an Australian port authority.

  • CentrePort Wellington is undergoing an electric makeover.
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    CentrePort Goes electric

    2020-05-04T12:26:00Z

    CentrePort, the port gateway for New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, is to become the first in the country to go 100% electric with its on-port container transfer vehicles, writes Dave MacIntyre

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    Major CO2 emissions reduction

    2020-05-01T01:28:00Z

    A German port management company has reduced C02 emissions by 70% over five years in line with its sustainability strategy.

  • Seattle continues to focus on sustainability while responding to the global Covid-19 pandemic Image: Port of Seattle
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    Taking major action on climate change

    2020-04-28T10:41:00Z

    One US port has a major ambition, to be the greenest and most energy efficient port in North America.

  • bulk cargo warehouse
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    Dust-suppressing bulk warehouse opens

    2020-04-27T02:46:00Z

    A Chinese port has opened a fully enclosed bulk cargo warehouse designed to contain dust pollution.

  • Seabin at the Port of Dover
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    SeaBins clean up UK port

    2020-04-24T12:36:00Z

    Three SeaBins have been installed at a UK port to help keep surrounding waters clean and promote a healthy marine ecosystem.

  • Port of Hueneme
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    Green efforts shared on Earth Day

    2020-04-23T18:00:00Z

    A California port has marked the 50th annual Earth Day by sharing the results from its latest Green Marine certification assessment and reaffirming its commitment to environmental sustainability.

  • energy port
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    Energy port to be built in the Netherlands

    2020-04-21T11:14:00Z

    A dredge sludge depot in the Netherlands will be developed into an energy port to play a crucial part in realising wind farms in the North Sea and help meet the needs of Europe''s energy transition.

  • green cargo network
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    Swedish port set for rail cargo

    2020-04-16T20:14:00Z

    A new Swedish port is now set to handle rail cargo to help meet the demand for sustainable transport.

  • rail operations at the Port of Long Beach
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    US$14.5m grant for rail project

    2020-04-14T01:21:00Z

    A US port has been awarded a US$14.5m grant to help fund a rail project designed to improve rail efficiency throughout the port complex.

  • environmental impact assessment
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    Concern over eco impact of terminal project

    2020-04-14T00:20:00Z

    A Canadian port authority has defended its plan to build a new container terminal following an environmental impact assessment which concluded that the project would have a significant impact on wildlife habitats, wetlands and indigenous communities.

  • Liebherr electric crane
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    First electric RTGs for UK port operator

    2020-04-09T22:52:00Z

    A UK port operator has made a key step towards sustainability by investing in its first three zero-emission, electric Rubber-Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes to help to cut air pollution at one of its sites.

  • Damen RSD-E Tug 2513
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    New deal for first electric tug project

    2020-04-06T12:37:00Z

    A new supply deal has been struck to further the development of the first fully-electric ship-handling tug.

  • Mussels used in marine monitoring
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    Mussels help marine ecosystem health analysis

    2020-04-03T11:48:00Z

    A port authority in Australia has completed its annual marine quality monitoring programme field sampling with mussels playing an important role helping it understand the health of the marine ecosystem and protect it.

  • Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg
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    Russian port increases green financing

    2020-03-18T11:55:00Z

    A Russian port has said it has increased financing of its environmental programme 1.7 times.

  • TOC Europe 2019
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    TOC Europe postponed

    2020-03-17T15:38:00Z

    TOC Europe has been postponed as coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread in Europe.

  • Port of Helsinki
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    Finnish port applies for green funding

    2020-03-16T15:34:00Z

    A Finnish port has made a funding application to the EU to help realise its ambition of 100% carbon-neutral operations by 2035.