Industry Sectors - Environment and Sustainability


Port Klang Climbing Container League?

 19 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Port Klang is forecasting itself to be ranked 11th in the World Container League for 2016 based on its performance in 2015 when it went up one spot from 12th

DP World Joins UN Emergency Teams

 18 Jan 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

DP World will provide pro bono expertise and resources to help the humanitarian community respond to major disasters after joining Agility, Maersk and UPS to become part of the Logistics Emergency Teams (LET)

Discounts Encourage Green Ships

 18 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

The Port of Gothenburg is encouraging more ships to implement green initiatives after discounting its charges for vessels with a high environmental performance.

IMO Charts Pollution Successes

 17 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

A new exhibition at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is charting the collaborative work that has been undertaken in its role as the United Nations agency responsible for the safety and security of international shipping and the prevention of pollution from ships

Big Pollution Fine for Greek Shippers

 16 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping

The U.S. Justice Department has sentenced two Greek Shipping companies to pay a total of USD $2.7 million in corporate penalties after they were found guilty of illegal waste disposal


ECSA Pressures European Commission

 13 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

European Community Shipowners' Associations has stated that ship recycling yards in third countries, countries outside the EU, should get EU recognition “to raise standards worldwide and respond to demand”

Friday Focus: Shipping Container Hotel

 13 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus

The port city of Valparaiso in Chile is set to open an eco-friendly hotel, built entirely out of recycled shipping containers!

Biggest U.S. Ports Clean Air Plan

 12 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will hold a joint community workshop on January 24 to gather input on strategies released late last year to update the Clean Air Action Plan, or CAAP

DP World Committing $1 Billion to India

 11 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Shipping

DP World Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has announced plans to encourage sustainable growth in India’s maritime and inland trade with investments of more than US $1 billion over the next few years

Watch: Maersk Vessel Saved

 11 Jan 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Shipping

Tug boats saved the 366-meter-long Gustav Maersk Line containership from a rocky situation after it ran aground yesterday while transiting the Strait of Messina in Southern Italy