Industry Sectors - Environment and Sustainability


Ningbo Zhoushan Terminal Renovation Gets Thumbs Up

 19 Oct 2017

Ningbo Zhoushan Beilun port’s multi-purpose terminal renovation construction project has successfully achieved environmental acceptance

  Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


How Florida is Leading the LNG Ship Fuelling Revolution

 18 Oct 2017

JAXPORT has endorsed liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel source for the maritime industry in a new video

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Antwerp Port Signs First Plastics Greening Pact

 13 Oct 2017

Antwerp, the main polymer hub in Europe, has launched a collaboration in handling and distribution logistics and transport to keep plastic out of the water

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks to Start Drayage Routes

 12 Oct 2017

Project Portal trials to test the capabilities of hydrogen fuel cell trucks on drayage routes at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will start on October 23, 2017

  Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


IMO Helps Clean Up Greece Oil Spill Caused by Tanker

 11 Oct 2017

The IMO is providing technical expertise to help clean up beaches in Greece that were affected by an oil spill in September after an oil tanker sank and released more than 2,500 tonnes of fuel oil and marine gas

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




IAPH: New Start with the World Ports Sustainability Program

  Mega-Ports & Mega-Terminals

Ports from all over the world came together in Rotterdam, the Netherlands in July, 2008 for the C40 World Ports Climate Conference, under the slogan of “world ports for a better climate”.

  Environment and Sustainability


Electric Yard Tractors: Weighing the Costs and Benefits

  Mega-Ports & Mega-Terminals

The latest Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) from the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach (POLA/LB) has set a goal of zero emissions for cargo handling equipment by 2030. This has spurred a number of responses...

  Environment and Sustainability


Port Everglades: A Framework for Cooperation with the EPA

  Mega-Ports & Mega-Terminals

Port Everglades, Florida’s top container port and one of the three busiest cruise ports in the world, readily accepted a challenging opportunity with the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Office...

  Environment and Sustainability


Vancouver Fraser Port Authority: Asking Vessels to Slow Down for Whales

  Mega-Ports & Mega-Terminals

As part of its objective to better understand and manage the impact of shipping activities on at-risk whales throughout the southern coast of British Columbia, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s initiative,...

  Environment and Sustainability