Industry Sectors - Environment and Sustainability


GE Electrifies Brazilian Terminal

 28 Jun 2017

GE Energy Connections has recently successfully delivered a full turnkey project to VLI for engineering, supply and commissioning of the port terminal Tiplam at the Port of Santos in Brazil

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues


DP World Partners with Masdar for Sustainable Projects

 26 Jun 2017

DP World and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore areas of collaboration on clean energy solutions for the terminal operator’s portfolio of ports and freezones in the Middle East and Africa

  Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Terminal Focus


University Expands Autonomy in Marine Research with New Drone

 22 Jun 2017

University Of Gothenburg has chosen Kongsberg Maritime's 'state-of-the-art' HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to expand Sweden's capabilities in the field of marine research using unmanned platforms

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Shipping


Navis Prepares Software for New EU Regs

 19 Jun 2017

Navis' Bluetracker monitoring and reporting software has been declared “MRV Ready” following a Validation GAP Analysis Audit conducted by the classification society DNV GL

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping


Friday Focus: Living on Container Terminals

 16 Jun 2017

Living in shipping containers has been widely explored as a sustainable solution, but the pressure of Hong Kong's rising population has pushed one innovator to think outside the box and suggest building on top of terminal facilities

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Terminal Focus



Zeebrugge Port Scores LNG Bunker First

 16 Jun 2017

Zeebrugge Port in Belgium has launched an LNG bunkering ship that combines cargo unloading and Ship-to-Ship LNG bunkering, becoming the first port to offer a regular Ship-to-Ship LNG bunkering service

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Shipping


New AI Edition Revealed on PTI App

 14 Jun 2017

PTI is proud to publish the latest Journal of Ports and Terminals edition to its mobile and tablet app –Port Tech Journal – available to subscribers immediately

  Automation and Optimisation, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


LA Port to Go Emission-Free by 2035

 13 Jun 2017

Los Angeles’s Mayor has committed the city-owned ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to publish a plan for zero-emissions trucks and yard equipment in coming months

  Environment and Sustainability, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Natural Disaster Risk: Geospatial Assessments for Resilient Infrastructure

  AI & Automation

Natural disasters, such as coastal hurricanes and rainfall flooding, can create major impacts on marine transportation. Ports and port cities will also be increasingly threatened by tsunami and climate-related...

  Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Supply Chain


Responding to Environmental Regulation

  AI & Automation

IMO Member States will in June 2017 begin to develop a strategy to reduce CO2 emissions from the international shipping sector, in line with the ambitious spirit of the Paris Agreement on climate change...

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready