World – Page 17

  • Stockholm Norvik Port is creating new opportunities for efficient and sustainable transport Photo: Ports of Stockholm
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    Swedish ports get behind inland shipping

    2020-02-18T11:36:00Z

    Two Swedish ports have joined forces to set up a green inland shipping route between their respective operations.

  • The project will work to conserve species including the critically endangered Philippine Pangolin Photo: Shukran888/Wikimedia/CC BY-SA 4.0
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    Wildlife conservation taken seriously

    2020-02-17T13:58:00Z

    A Philippines operator is taking its social responsibility goals seriously by setting up a partnership with a foundation that works to conserve wildlife.

  • rail service
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    Train service cuts carbon footprint of cargo

    2020-02-06T15:56:00Z

    CMA CGM has launched a new train service which will connect a European port with a logistics hub in line with its strategy to offer reliable, intermodal, end-to-end eco-friendly solutions.

  • The first electrically-operated Liebherr port handling machine in the 200 tonne category is now in operation in DaFeng Port in China Photo: Liebherr
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    Increasing electric port handling capability

    2020-02-04T12:28:00Z

    A 200-tonne electric port handler has arrived in China to become the first electrically-operated port handling machine in its weight class increasing port efficiency.

  • Port of Rotterdam
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    Sustainable engineering movement grows

    2020-02-03T11:14:00Z

    The operator of Europe’s largest port is joining a group of over a hundred parties that use sustainability criteria in all phases of earthworks and civil engineering.

  • Port of Melbourne
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    Australian rail solution combats congestion

    2020-01-31T12:28:00Z

    Support for a major rail project developed by an Australian port to cut road congestion and emissions has been commended by the Australian Logistics Council (ALC).

  • Port of Virginia
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    Offshore wind boost for US

    2020-01-30T10:29:00Z

    A Danish energy company will lease a portion of a US port terminal for offshore wind work in an agreement which could help accelerate wind energy activity in the port’s home state and throughout the US.

  • Port of Gdansk
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    Polish ports monitor air pollution

    2020-01-29T20:26:00Z

    Port authorities in the neighbouring Polish port cities of Gdansk and Gdynia have been taking a range of measures in the fight against air pollution. This has included installing an effective air quality monitoring system to help aid policy makers in tackling the problem of air pollution in the area.

  • Pier B rail facility
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    California port to invest US$1bn in rail

    2020-01-29T16:14:00Z

    A Californian port plans to invest US$1bn in rail improvements over the next decade as it continues to strive for sustainability.

  • Australia’s Port of Newcastle has become the first port in Australasia to attain EcoPorts certification Photo: Port Authority of NSW
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    Ecoport first for Australasian ports

    2020-01-22T13:39:00Z

    Australia’s Port of Newcastle has become the first port in Australia and New Zealand to attain EcoPorts certification demonstrating its high environmental standards.

  • Port of Barcelona
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    CO2 emissions data dismissed

    2020-01-17T14:57:00Z

    A Spanish port has rubbished a claim that it creates millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions each year.

  • 'Teresa Brusco'
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    Tug tackles NOx port closer to zero-emissions

    2020-01-16T16:54:00Z

    A new tug with Tier 3 technology to cut emissions will be based at a California port intent on strengthening its commitment to environmentally friendly operations.

  • Diani beach
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    Dredging for sand threatens coastal ecosystems in Kenya

    2020-01-16T14:03:00Z

    Concerns have been raised about the impact of sand harvesting on Kenya coastal beaches and marine ecosystems. By Shem Oirere

  • Eastland Port
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    Port's stormwater is clean enough to drink

    2020-01-15T16:52:00Z

    Dave MacIntyre finds out how a New Zealand port is treating its stormwater runoff to produce clean results, even after heavy rain

  • Port of Tokyo
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    Japan: A potential LNG bunkering hub

    2020-01-15T16:32:00Z

    A recent report from the International Transport Forum (ITF) suggests that Japan has the potential to become a major international LNG bunkering hub. Nicholas Newman reports.

  • shipping emissions
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    Ports and shipping key to decarbonisation

    2020-01-15T13:56:00Z

    The UK’s Shipping Minister has highlighted the importance of ports and shipping during a decarbonisation conference.

  • rail service
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    Tackling road emissions with rail

    2020-01-09T13:09:00Z

    A new daily rail service at a UK port will strengthen existing rail operations set up to make cargo transportation more efficient while reducing transit time and emissions.

  • Port of Baltimore
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    US$1.8m grant to invest in eco equipment

    2020-01-07T09:45:00Z

    A port on the east coast of the US has secured a US$1.8m grant to replace diesel-powered equipment with more environmentally friendly versions to reduce emissions.

  • Gaussin and the Port of Bronka sign the deal to supply driverless, electric vehicles Photo: Gaussin
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    Driverless vehicles help port go green

    2019-12-11T12:48:00Z

    A Russian port is enhancing its green credentials by adding fully electric, autonomous vehicles to its fleet.

  • Bunkering
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    VLSFO sales are growing

    2019-12-10T16:16:00Z

    The new low-sulphur bunker oil VLSFO (Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil with a maximum 0.5% sulphur) has become extremely popular in Europe’s largest bunker port.