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November 27, 2020

GCT invests in new ship-to-shore cranes at Vanterm Terminal

Two modern ship-to-shore cranes were delivered to Burrard Inlet’s Vancouver Harbour in end-November as GCT’s latest investment to advance capability at the Vanterm Terminal. The new equipment acquisitions is part of GCT’s plan to modernize and densify operations with considerable private sector investment. Arriving from Shanghai, the electrically powered cranes will figure among the most […]

GCT invests in new ship-to-shore cranes at Vanterm Terminal
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Damaged pulp diverted from landfill through Squamish Terminals partnership
November 26, 2020

Damaged pulp diverted from landfill through Squamish Terminals partnership

Squamish Terminals has partnered with TerraStar Solutions Inc. in a special project to manage waste. Instead of discarding the pulp damaged during loading and unloading operations, they will divert it for TerraStar’s use in its hydroseeding operations. Hydroseeding involves applying a mixture of seed, mulch, fertilizer and stabilizing emulsion with hydro-mulch equipment to temporarily protect […]

Microgrid installation in the works at the Port of San Diego
November 18, 2020

Microgrid installation in the works at the Port of San Diego

The Port of San Diego is installing a microgrid with a battery storage system and the related electrical infrastructure at its Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Redevelopment Project. The approximately $9.6-million project will provide backup power to the port, ensuring business continuity by facilitating the continual operation of the security infrastructure, lighting system, offices and current […]

New EPA funding for Port NOLA’s Clean TRIP program
November 13, 2020

New EPA funding for Port NOLA’s Clean TRIP program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) a $1.24-million grant for its Clean Truck Replacement Incentive Program (Clean TRIP). Clean TRIP has made use of federal and state clean diesel grants to voluntarily improve air quality by replacing older diesel cargo trucks with newer cleaner-burning models. Since […]

A Good Start for Galveston Wharves
November 12, 2020

A Good Start for Galveston Wharves

Since joining Green Marine in October 2019, Galveston Wharves – a.k.a. the Port of Galveston – has taken action to meet the environmental certification’s requirements and is eager to relate what it has done so far! To manage waste, the Port of Galveston has implemented several initiatives. These include establishing on-site recycling programs, purchasing sustainable […]

Tugboat electrification at the Port of San Diego
November 10, 2020

Tugboat electrification at the Port of San Diego

The Port of San Diego will soon replace one of its old diesel-powered tugs with a new electric one! The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District received a $2-million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency’s West Coast Collaborative. The funds will be added to the $17.6 million already contributed by the county and the […]

Important contribution to the Quiet Vessel Initiative
November 9, 2020

Important contribution to the Quiet Vessel Initiative

Transport Canada has announced a $2.5 million financial contribution under the Quiet Vessel Initiative, a research program that aims to reduce vessel noise that disrupts underwater acoustics and can disturb and even harm marine species. The investment will help to establish and operate a new Marine Acoustics Research Station in the St. Lawrence Estuary to […]

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