Industry Sectors - Environment and Sustainability


PTI Conference Day Two: Hyperloop One Could Move Ports Offshore

 21 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready

Ports appear to be entering an era where the largest must experiment with disruptive technologies to stay competitive

Norway First to Join HNS Shipping Treaty

 24 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

Norway has become the first country to become a contracting state to a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship

Eco-Friendly Carrier Lines Awarded by Port of Vancouver

 24 Apr 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus

Fourteen marine carriers are being recognized by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority with Blue Circle Awards for their voluntary efforts to reduce air emissions in the Port of Vancouver

Los Angeles to Test Hydrogen Trucks

 24 Apr 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

A new feasibility study is to be launched by The Port of Los Angeles in mid-2017 in order to test automaker Toyota Motor North America’s zero-emission fuel cell system for heavy duty trucks in drayage operations.

Friday Focus: Crewman Jumps Overboard to Save Whale

 21 Apr 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

This week PTI is focusing on an act of bravery by crew members on board the Cheikh Mokrani LNG tanker who saved a large whale after it was caught in a fishing net.


Outage Traps Long Beach Port Drivers

 21 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety

Hundreds of trucks have been stranded after a power outage on April 20, 2017 at the Port of Long Beach in Los Angeles, America’s largest port, according to ABC 7 Eyewitness News.

MOL Plans Four 20,000 TEU LNG Mega-Ships

 11 Apr 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), the largest and oldest of Japan's international ocean carrier companies, has got the green light for four LNG-powered 20,000 TEU containerships that have been under construction with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI)

Norway Makes Shipbreaking Arrest

 07 Apr 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

Norwegian authorities have arrested barge carrier Harrier for breaching hazardous waste regulations

ABS Approves Boxship LNG Tank

 06 Apr 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

Classification service provider American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) body has approved a fuel tank intended to grow the use of LNG as fuel in the containership sector.

IMO Ruling Threatens $60 Billion Shipping Charge

 05 Apr 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping

IMO rules intended to reduce emissions to the air from ships have been found likely to increase in annual seagoing ship operating costs