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February 3, 2021

The Port of San Diego and ECOncrete experiment with a new CoastaLock Tide-Pool Armor technology

The Port of San Diego and ECOncrete have embarked on a joint pilot project to experiment with a new CoastaLock Tide-Pool Armor technology on Habor Island. During the next three years, this innovative project will set out to demonstrate how installing this new concrete infrastructure within the water can help to restore shoreline ecosystems. Harbor […]

The Port of San Diego and ECOncrete experiment with a new CoastaLock Tide-Pool Armor technology
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New York State’s first wind tower manufacturing site at the Port of Albany
January 20, 2021

New York State’s first wind tower manufacturing site at the Port of Albany

The Port of Albany has been selected as the home base for New York State’s first wind tower manufacturing site. An estimated 350 long-term jobs are expected to be created to produce components for 150 off-shore wind towers annually as part of the state’s plan to become a powerhouse in terms of wind energy. Another […]

Port Hueneme has two new hybrid cranes in operation
January 11, 2021

Port Hueneme has two new hybrid cranes in operation

On January 9, Port Hueneme realized the further greening of its cargo operations with the arrival of two new hybrid mobile harbour cranes for a long-time tenant. The more efficient cranes will support additional cargo movement, help to speed the delivery of goods to local stores, as well as reduce air emissions for the neighbouring […]

$29-million cleanup of Milwaukee harbour and three nearby rivers a step closer
January 7, 2021

$29-million cleanup of Milwaukee harbour and three nearby rivers a step closer

The six-year cleanup planned for Milwaukee’s harbour and portions of three area rivers is closer to obtaining its required $29-million budget. In January 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $19.75 million in federal funding, but the remaining $10.25 million had to be secured from other sources. The other funding is now forthcoming with most […]

PortsToronto and the University of Toronto divert 85,000 pieces of plastic
January 4, 2021

PortsToronto and the University of Toronto divert 85,000 pieces of plastic

From July to October 2020, the Seabins Program managed by PortsToronto and the University of Toronto Trash Team diverted approximately 85,000 small pieces of human-generated debris from Lake Ontario. Most of the microplastics, which are smaller than  five millimetres (3/16th of an inch) were gathered by the Seabin marine trash skimmers installed at the port. […]

Port of Corpus Christi joins SEA-LNG
December 18, 2020

Port of Corpus Christi joins SEA-LNG

The Port of Corpus Christi is now the fourth North American port to join the SEA-LNG multi-sector industry coalition. SEA-LNG works with its members to demonstrate that LNG is the only commercially viable and scalable alternative to oil-based fuels in the shipping industry to meet both competitiveness and environmental challenges. One of the U.S. leading […]

BC Ferries launches 4th LNG-fueled Salish Class vessel
December 18, 2020

BC Ferries launches 4th LNG-fueled Salish Class vessel

A fourth LNG-powered Salish Class ferry is closer to becoming a key part the Clean Futures Plan at BC Ferries. The ship entered the waters near the Remontowa Shipbuilding facility in Gdansk, Poland, in mid-December where the work on the new ferry will be completed. Following sea trials later this year, the vessel will sail […]

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