World – Page 23

  • Port of Los Angeles
    News

    California port gives US$1m to community

    2019-08-23T12:10:00Z

    A port in California has selected 30 local organisations to receive a total of US$1m in grants for FY 2019/20 under its Community Investment Sponsorship Program.

  • Eye On Port
    News

    African port takes anti-plastic stance

    2019-08-16T11:18:00Z

    A government official in Africa has called for better plastic management and a crackdown on the importing of waste products through ports.

  • Stockholm Norvik Port
    News

    Building sustainability at Stockholm Norvik

    2019-08-16T10:41:00Z

    Constructing a new port is a major infrastructure challenge. But in Stockholm, it is also an opportunity to address environmental and climate challenges, says Chloé Farand

  • Port of Long Beach
    News

    US Port gives US$1.3m for community projects

    2019-08-15T14:23:00Z

    A US port has awarded more than US$1.3m through its community grants programme for 16 proposed projects to improve air quality and energy efficiency at facilities used by the public.

  • Port of St Petersburg
    News

    Russian port cuts pollution

    2019-08-15T12:54:00Z

    A Russian port operator aims to improve sustainability and reduce pollution by upgrading its environmental protection equipment and modernising environmental facilities.

  • rubbish
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    California community cleans up

    2019-08-14T15:28:00Z

    A California coastal community is preparing to clean up its coastline as part of a traditional environmental initiative.

  • Forth Ports rail service
    News

    Rail service cuts emissions

    2019-08-07T11:06:00Z

    A trial rail route between two UK ports is to be made permanent to reduce cargo emissions.

  • Virgin Hyperloop One
    News

    Speedy transit with electric hyperloop

    2019-08-06T13:32:00Z

    An electric hyperloop project linking central Pune to a Mumbai port will help cut emissions, take trucks off the road and speed up port operations.

  • Vancouver Fraser Port
    News

    Global collaboration to reduce ship emissions

    2019-08-06T08:53:00Z

    Canada’s Vancouver Fraser Port has launched several environmental initiatives. Christine Rigby, environmental specialist-air emissions at the port, explains what’s driving them

  • 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.

  • greenhouse
    News

    Conservation partnership champions trees

    2019-07-30T13:03:00Z

    A Middle East port partnership will see the planting of 600 trees to support environmental conservation.

  • 'Traviata'
    News

    UK port welcomes more green vessels

    2019-07-29T15:17:00Z

    ABP''s Port of Southampton is welcoming more environmentally friendly vessels including the new high efficiency ro-ro vessel from Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s HERO class.

  • electric vehicle
    News

    First electric container move from PANYNJ

    2019-07-26T16:12:00Z

    Best Transportation is the first trucking company to move a container from the Port of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) using an electric vehicle.

  • Chasewell hybrid vessel
    News

    Preparing for the hybrid boom

    2019-07-25T13:14:00Z

    UK ports must seize the vessel hybridisation opportunities presented by the UK Clean Air Strategy 2019, says Andy Page, Naval Architect and Managing Director at Chartwell Marine

  • GSC Logistics truck
    News

    Electric exploration progresses in California

    2019-07-22T12:52:00Z

    A major Port of Oakland freight hauler plans to add two new electric trucks to its operations by October to discover if zero-emission battery-powered tractors can haul cargo containers over highways.

  • Kisumu Port
    News

    Mitigating water hyacinth in East Africa

    2019-07-19T16:39:00Z

    Industrial pollution and siltation on Lake Victoria in East Africa are fuelling the spread of the water hyacinth weed. Shem Oirere looks at how ports are coping

  • Port of Milford Haven
    News

    Welsh port climbs sustainability ladder

    2019-07-18T15:00:00Z

    The Port of Milford Haven has switched its energy provider to enable 100% of its electricity usage to come from renewable sources.

  • Port of Los Angeles
    News

    LA cuts emissions by reducing vessel speeds

    2019-07-15T13:57:00Z

    The Port of Los Angeles has recognised 28 shipping lines for their participation in its Vessel Speed Reduction Program (VSRP) to help decrease operational emissions.

  • 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

  • A Seabin in action Photo: Seabin Project
    News

    Seabin helps clean up US waterways

    2019-07-08T09:33:00Z

    The Port of Hueneme is taking action to keep California’s coastline clean through a partnership with the Seabin Project which will result in 1.5 tonnes of marine pollution extracted from local waterways by the end of 2019.