Industry Sectors - Environment and Sustainability



Friday Focus: Vancouver Vessels ‘Go Slow’ For Orcas

 18 Aug 2017

Most vessels visiting the Port of Vancouver have honoured a request to sail more slowly to protect killer whales in Haro Strait

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


DNVGL Floats Autonomous Reefer Containers

 17 Aug 2017

Maritime class body DNVGL trainees have developed a concept for automated “robot reefer containers” to independently ship seafood products to ports.

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Shipping


Culprits Named After Hong Kong Pollution Disaster

 17 Aug 2017

Chinese media has revealed the vessel operators behind the collision that caused a palm oil spill in the country’s mainland waters as Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL) and Global Marine Service (GMS)

  Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping


Port of Oakland Amps Up Shore Power

 16 Aug 2017

California’s Oakland Port has commissioned a new, 200-foot cable-on-reel system for use by vessels berthing at Oakland International Container Terminal.

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus



North Korea Sanctions Hit Global Cargo Shipping

 10 Aug 2017

Global shipping services providers and ports in the US, Russia, Iran, Syria, and China, for example Dandong and Dalian, have been caught up in the US’s latest offensive on North Korean trade, analysis has found.

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


Southampton Port Powers Up Electric Vans

 09 Aug 2017

Southampton Port, the UK’s third largest by container throughput, has taken delivery of a fleet of 13 electric vehicles to replace diesel cars and vans currently used by the port.

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


How Konecranes Ensures Port Eco-Efficiency

 31 Jul 2017

The eco-efficiency of Konecranes’ products and services has been discussed in a new video with Satu Kaivonen, Konecranes’ Environmental Specialist

  Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Shipping


Tech Wisdom: Electrify to Cut Costs

 28 Jul 2017

Konecranes’ Senior Director of Global System Development recently published a paper on how electrically driven container handling equipment can ease today’s terminal cost pressures.

  Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability


NYK Group Invests in Green Dry Bulkers

 27 Jul 2017

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Group), one of Japan’s largest shipping companies, has contracted technology group Wärtsilä to supply the exhaust gas cleaning systems for two new 56,000 DWT Handymax bulk carriers

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Shipping