Strict emissions state laws putting Californian ports ‘at a disadvantage’, Port of Oakland says

The Port of Oakland has claimed its requested  $2.25 billion federal funding injection will accelerate the adoption of green technologies and help the maritime industry cut carbon emissions. A coalition including the Port and 36 other California-based stakeholders, including five other hubs, called for the funding to enable research and adaptation in zero-emission trucks, cargo-handling […]

What is a Green Port?

A green port is a port that invests and encourages in environmentally friendly and sustainable operations in all formats of the ports and maritime industry. Whilst ports will have different perspectives as to what ‘sustainable’ operations truly are, broadly there are new green technologies and low and zero-carbon alternatives to fossil fuels and power-intensive terminal […]

Port of Gothenburg escapes COVID-19

Gothenburg TEU traffic escapes COVID-19 pandemic

The Port of Gothenburg escaped the worst effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and instead enjoyed an increase in container traffic, according to its annual financial results. The Port said its TEU volume increased by 0.5% year-on-year (YoY) in 2020 as vessel traffic was not interrupted. However, rail TEU traffic fell by 3% and other areas […]