Industry Sectors - Environment and Sustainability


Beyond Moves Per Hour & The Future of Containerization

 08 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Port Technology is preparing for the Terminal Automation & Training Conference 2017, and has produced a video articulating the vision for the event on April 19-20, 2017

Peru Flooding: Hapag-Lloyd Sends Aid As Death Toll Rises

 24 Mar 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety

Hapag-Lloyd has announced that it is supporting the relief efforts in Peru after abnormal levels of rain have claimed the lives of up to 80 people and destroyed 100,000 homes

Seen But Not Heard

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Terminal Focus

Konecranes has been manufacturing container crane for more than four decades. In the beginning, noise wasn't a bit issue, because the ways it affected humans were less well known and residential areas were...

Green Patrol Rotterdam to Take First Hybrid Patrol Boat Into Service This Year

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues

The Hull Vane also has a strong impact on the wave pattern produced by the vessel. MARIN has measured this pattern - both directly in the boat's wake and at some distance. This is important for avoiding...

Port of Rotterdam to Reveal Ground-Breaking CO₂ Study

 23 Mar 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has found it is possible to reduce CO₂ emissions by up to 98% after commissing a study aiming to turn Rotterdam’s port area into a frontrunner in the current energy transition


Challenges in Arctic Port Development

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Environment and Sustainability, Shipping

Sabetta can be considered a ‘critical case’ in the ongoing industrialisation of the Arctic. The absence of adequate onshore infrastructure, primarily ports and terminals, is an obstacle to furthering...

Trelleborg Insight #2: The Importance of Automation

 21 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues

Trelleborg Marine Systems President Richard Hepworth has spoken to Port Technology as he offers the second in a series of insights regarding how Trelleborg Marine Systems is benefitting from its research into automation

The Problems of Emissions In Ports

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus

The ports industry is one of the most competitive in the world, a crucial part of keeping out economy thriving, it employs thousands of people around the globe. Their will always be a need for ports: every...

Watch: Pilot Battles Against Cyclonic Weather

 21 Mar 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus

This video shows the Port of Durban’s marine pilot Rainer Rauntenberg safely steering an automotive vessel despite cyclonic weather conditions which battered the eastern South African coast on March 12, 2017

Maersk’s ‘Spinning Sail’ to Revolutionise Shipping

 16 Mar 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety

Maersk Tankers is to fit two 30 metre rotating sails to one of its vessels in a move that could revolutionize the way vessels are powered industry-wide