Environment News

  18 Sep 2017
The technology group Wärtsilä is focusing on environmental sustainability for a new portfolio of tug designs called the Wärtsilä HYTug series

  18 Sep 2017
South Korean Terminal Operator Pyeongtaek Dangjin Central Terminal (PDCT) has launched a new Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane at the Port of Pyeongtaek-Dangjin

  18 Sep 2017
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has been awarded for a marine environment protection initiative that calls upon shipping operators to slow their speed when transiting whale feeding grounds

  14 Sep 2017
Debris have been towed away to allow ships to access Miami Port following downgraded hurricane Irma, according to Miami Herald.

  13 Sep 2017
Vice Admiral Sandra Stosz, Deputy Commandant of Mission Support for the US Coast Guard (USCG) has called for digital solutions for port inspections and rescue

  13 Sep 2017
Diesel emissions from ships cause twice as many lighting strikes to hit the world’s busiest shipping lanes, according to a study published in Geophysical Research Letters.

  12 Sep 2017
Rotterdam Port and the Dutch environment and infrastructure ministry Rijkswaterstaat have launched a floating solar panel pilot to explore the possibility of running a commercial solar plant.

  11 Sep 2017
Downgraded Hurricane Irma has caused extensive damage to the Florida Keys and closed US ports

  08 Sep 2017
A key international measure for environmental protection that aims to stop the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water is entering into force today (September 8, 2017) after development by the International Maritime...

Maersk containership unloading at Felixstowe   07 Sep 2017
The UK government has committed US$ 7.8 million to help fund innovative technologies and fuels to reduce maritime emissions and progress towards a zero-emissions sector

  07 Sep 2017
US Ports of Miami and Everglades are battening the hatches amid warnings about the approach of ‘extremely dangerous’ category 5 Hurricane Irma

Kalmar hybrid-electric shuttle carriers reduce fuel consumption by up to 40%   07 Sep 2017
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is jointly piloting the first fast charging shuttle carrier solution at DP World London Gateway in the UK

  06 Sep 2017
Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has called for shipowners, equipment manufacturers and governments to collectively spend US$ 100 billion to ensure that new ballast water regulations are successful

  05 Sep 2017
Damen Green Solutions has designed the ballast water treatment system (BWTS) for the Government of Australia’s 160-metre Antarctic Supply and Research Vessel, manufactured by Trojan Technologies of Ontario, Canada

  04 Sep 2017
Shore power and charging infrastructure could reduce CO2 emissions by as much as 12.5 million tonnes at ports in Norway every year, according to findings from ABB, DNV GL, the Port of Oslo, and Cavotec

About 250 e-noses are now present in the Port of Rotterdam. These electronic noses are measuring instruments which monitor any changes in the composition of the air.   01 Sep 2017
In the port of Rotterdam, work takes place to stop the unintentional release of all sorts of substances

  31 Aug 2017
Port of Mombasa has received a major boost to lifting capacity and environmental mitigation with the arrival of two modern diesel electric cranes worth US$8.7 million

  31 Aug 2017
ABB has been awarded a contract by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority to provide a technology solution that will enable power to be supplied from the shore to ships berthing at the Global Container Terminal (GCT) Deltaport

  25 Aug 2017
Port of Hong Kong suspended all operations amid Typhoon Hato wind and rain

  25 Aug 2017
A joint venture of British LNG supply company Flogas and Associated British Ports (ABP) has become the first to bunker a ship with LNG in the UK.