World – Page 24

  • Port of Oakland

    Emissions drive sees air quality benefits


    A major California port operator projects big air quality gains from a three-month-old emissions reduction programme.

  • Port of Long Beach

    Ships slow down for cleaner California air


    The Port of Long Beach has recognised more than 135 shipping lines for voluntarily participating in its programme offering financial incentives for cargo vessels to slow down near the port to reduce air pollution.

  • shoreside power

    First ships connect to Stockholm shore power


    Two Tallink Grupp ships have become the first vessels to be supplied with electricity by the new shore power facility at the Port of Stockholm to reduce the air pollution they generate.

  • Solent Rail Terminal

    Rail extension takes trucks off the road


    A project to lengthen the tracks at the Port of Southampton’s Solent Rail Terminal has been completed and aims to reduce lorry movements in the city by 180,000 each year.

  • Electric hybrid trucks at the Port of New Orleans Photo: Port NOLA

    New Orleans expands electric vehicle fleet


    The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has expanded its electric vehicle fleet with the help of the Clean Fuel Transition Fund for Public Fleets, managed by the Regional Planning Commission’s (RPC) Clean Fuel Partnership programme.

  • The Port of Oakland has approved a plan to improve air quality Photo:

    Oakland approves air quality plan


    Port of Oakland commissioners have approved an air quality plan intended to drastically cut diesel and greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the port’s maritime operations.

  • Ports Australia report

    Ports Australia launches sustainability hub


    Associate IAPH member Ports Australia has launched an online sustainability hub to highlight the advances made by Australia''s ports in all five of the World Port Sustainability Program’s (WPSP) main themes.

  • The Ports of Indiana has been awarded Green Marine certification Photo: Ports of Indiana

    Green Marine certification for Indiana


    The Ports of Indiana has received Green Marine certification for all three of its port locations for its commitment to advance environmental sustainability initiatives.

  • swarm on Cardiff Bay Barrage

    ABP rescues bees in Cardiff


    ABP South Wales has rescued a swarm of bees and rehomed them in the Port of Cardiff’s apiary as part of its commitment to biodiversity.

  • Port of Singapore

    MPA commits to protecting marine biodiversity


    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Our Singapore Reefs (OSR) have embarked on a three-year collaboration to promote the importance of Singapore’s marine biodiversity.

  • hybrid pilot boat

    UK’s first hybrid pilot boat for PLA


    The UK''s first hybrid pilot boat is preparing to make its maiden voyage from its Norfolk workshop to the Port of London Authority (PLA) where it will help cut emissions.

  • 'Gagarin Prospect'

    Cooperation on climate action


    Port authorities are waking up to the need to collaborate on sustainability. Chloé Farand reports on a new programme with big ambitions

  • Shoreham Port

    UK port launches triple eco initiative


    Shoreham Port has launched three new eco-friendly initiatives including a proposal for a new biodiversity corridor along the port’s seafront, tree planting on the port’s perimeter and a trial installation of debris-collecting Seabins.

  • Pasir Panjang Terminal

    Partnership to reduce PSA’s carbon emissions


    A new partnership between Energy Market Authority (EMA) and PSA Singapore aims to make the latter’s port operations more eco-efficient by helping reduce overall energy usage and carbon emissions.

  • Port of Ceuta

    Spanish ports meet Ecoports’ PERS standard


    Spain’s Port of Ceuta has achieved EcoPorts’ environmental management standard, PERS, for the first time as it aims to improve its environmental transparency.

  • Trains at Felixstowe

    UK port expands rail service


    A new destination has been added to the range of intermodal rail connections available from the UK’s Port of Felixstowe to help reduce freight road traffic and air pollution.

  • 'Heerema Aegir'

    Tyne poised for offshore wind


    Offshore wind could provide 30% of Britain''s electricity generation by 2030 and the UK’s Port of Tyne believes its location combined with recent investment means it is well placed to support this growing renewable energy sector.

  • The Port of Anacortes has joined the Green Marine programme Photo: wikimedia

    Anacortes joins Green Marine programme


    The Port of Anacortes is the fifth port in the State of Washington to become a Green Marine participant and the 22nd United States port to do so, equalling the number of Canadian ports participating in the programme.

  • channel marker

    Ospreys get new homes in Port Hedland


    Osprey nesting platforms on port navigation aids in Port Hedland’s inner harbour have been increased from three to five as part of a project by Australia’s Pilbara Ports Authority to replace ageing channel markers.

  • shoreside power

    Kiel provides emission-free power to ships


    The Port of Kiel’s first shoreside power supply plant for ships has opened at the Norwegenkai ferry terminal to enable Color Line’s cruise-ferries to switch off their engines and continue operations with emission-free electricity.