Environment News

  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.

  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

  27 Jul 2017
A recent paper from the Center for Advanced Infrastructure Technology (CAIT) at the University of Mississippi provides insight into how ports can prepare for tsunamis and rising seas.

  24 Jul 2017
London’s Port Authority (PLA) jointly with other public bodies in the UK has commissioned three studies, one involving shore-side power, to help ports meet air quality standards

  21 Jul 2017
Estonia-based trade body, the Baltic Ports Organization (BPO) has voiced concerns over a report supporting differentiated port infrastructure published by the European Commission.

  20 Jul 2017
Fifty-three marine shipping industry organizations have committed to participate in a first-of-its-kind voluntary study focusing on the relationship between slower vessel speeds, underwater noise levels and effects on killer whales

  18 Jul 2017
American President Lines (APL) has recorded its highest recorded fleet carbon dioxide emissions reduction of 48% in 2016, compared to its base level in 2009

  18 Jul 2017
Spain-based, Basque Bilbao Port has commenced construction of a plant to manufacture wind turbines for the Haizea Offshore Wind Farm under development.

  13 Jul 2017
After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth

  10 Jul 2017
Member countries have agreed on the bare bones of an IMO plan to cut Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG) from global shipping, but the devil will be in the details, such as who will pay for greener technology

  07 Jul 2017
Strainstall has supplied specialist load monitoring equipment to the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) to ensure safe operations for the Halley VI research station relocation project

  05 Jul 2017
A study by Dutch consultancy CE Delft has found that improvements in the design efficiency of new bulk carriers, oil tankers and gas carriers have stagnated, while containership design efficiency improves.

  05 Jul 2017
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply oceanographic winches and Triplex deck handling systems to a ground-breaking new research vessel being built by the Fassmer shipyard in Berne, Germany

  04 Jul 2017
A continuing decline has been recorded in the number of reported incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery against ships in the second quarter piracy report from the ICC IMB

  04 Jul 2017
Global shipping regulator IMO has facilitated an energy efficiency alliance, an umbrella uniting French carrier Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and companies with alternative fuel interests

  03 Jul 2017
Fears of an environmental disaster were sparked at the weekend after an oil tanker and a cargo ship collided in the Channel east of the British port of Dover early on Saturday (July 1, 2017), but regional French maritime authorities have reported...

  30 Jun 2017
American equipment manufacturer Hyster has started tests on an electric truck for handling laden containers

  28 Jun 2017
Navis has announced that the South Asia Gateway Terminal (SAGT) in the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, has successfully gone live with the Navis’ N4 terminal operating system and N4 Billing

  28 Jun 2017
GE Energy Connections has recently successfully delivered a full turnkey project to VLI for engineering, supply and commissioning of the port terminal Tiplam at the Port of Santos in Brazil

  27 Jun 2017
TOC Europe 2017 has officially begun at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Center with a Leader’s Debate featuring major figures such as Dr Yvo Saanen of TBA, Uno Bryfors of ABB and Mika Mahlberg