Environment News

Containership Marit Maersk in the Port of Hamburg   20 Apr 2018
FoodTrack by Maersk will partner with Rockstart — one of Europe's first multi-vertical startup accelerators

  20 Apr 2018
The California Energy Commissioning (CEC) has awarded Shell Oil Products US and Toyota $8 million in funding to develop the first hydrogen-truck refuelling station at the port of Long Beach

  19 Apr 2018
The US Coast Guard has released footage of it responding to a mayday call from a dredging vessel involved in a gas pipeline fire

Pictured: The CMA CGM Kerguelen, an 18,000 TEU vessel. Picture courtesy of CMA CGM   18 Apr 2018
CMA CGM has released a statement reaffirming their commitment to the IMO’s initial GHG plan to reduce the industry’s CO2 emissions by 50% by 2050

  17 Apr 2018
Classification society DNV GL has issued a new white paper to assist maritime transport players in preparing for the upcoming Global Sulphur Cap

  16 Apr 2018
Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) will be introducing lithium-ion battery powered container transports to move containers at HHLA Container Terminal Alternwerder (CTA) between ships and the yard, in an effort to improve the Hamburg’s air...

  16 Apr 2018
After a series of meetings at the IMO headquarters, the global shipping industry has finally come to an agreement to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA: View of the Mississippi River in the New Orleans riverfront with cargo ships navigating in the river.   13 Apr 2018
The United States Coast Guard has shut off the Mississippi River in downtown New Orleans after a ship collision led to oil spilling into the river

The UASC Al Jasrah at Port of Southampton in May 2017   13 Apr 2018
The BPA has commented on the IMO’s ongoing discussions at the current Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting, stating that necessary action on GHG shipping emissions must be fully global and not distort or impact competition...

  13 Apr 2018
Heavy fog has severely impacted ocean freight carrier services and operations at the Waigaoqiao and Yangshan terminals at Shanghai port

  12 Apr 2018
The Port of Rotterdam Authority is calling on the Dutch Government to form a coalition with countries in North-West Europe to introduce a joint CO2 price

  11 Apr 2018
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is currently meeting at the IMO Headquarters in London to discuss the adoption of the Initial GHG strategy – a global plan for reducing emissions in the maritime and shipping industry

  06 Apr 2018
MSC Shipmanagement was named 'Green Company of the Year' at the 17th annual Sailor Today awards in Mumbai

  06 Apr 2018
The ESPO has stated its support for the EU’s recent agreement concerning the negotiations with the IMO on a CO2 emissions reduction target

Pier J at the Port of Long Beach. Image courtesy of the Port of Long Beach   05 Apr 2018
Officials from the Port of Long Beach, Southern California Edison and the California Energy Commission have launched the nation’s largest pilot project to introduce zero-emission cranes and cargo handling equipment into seaports

  04 Apr 2018
Hamburg Süd and its Swedish customer Electrolux have continued to finance a sustainability project that will reduce sulfur dioxide emissions in ports

  29 Mar 2018
The International Chamber of Shipping has said that governments must compromise to help IMO pass an ambitious strategy for reducing CO2 emissions

  27 Mar 2018
The UK Government has appointed a new group of experts to advise on the future of the maritime industry, with ground-breaking technology such as automation and digital ports high on the agenda

  22 Mar 2018
PTI Editor Richard Joy offers overview of CTAC 2018

  22 Mar 2018
The Antwerp Port Authority will sign two agreements on March 23rd 2018 at the World Ports Sustainability Program’s event as it looks to provide onshore power for seagoing ships at the port