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November 30, 2018

Port of Vancouver now has more plug-in power!

Through the Shore Power Technology for Ports program, the Government of Canada and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) each contributed $3.5 million towards the Centerm electrical shore power facility. The project’s completion at DP World’s Centerm container terminal permits ships to shut down their diesel engines while at berth and connect instead to an […]

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Restoration project at the Port of Cleveland
July 22, 2016

Restoration project at the Port of Cleveland

The Cleveland-Cuyahoga Port Authority and The Nature Conservancy are working together to restore native plants at Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve. A crew from The Nature Conservancy began work on July 11 with hand tools and herbicide, aiming to eradicate patches of aggressive, non-native plants that crowd out native vegetation and make the unusual shoreline habitat […]

Bella Desgagnés recycling rate surpasses 80%
July 18, 2016

Bella Desgagnés recycling rate surpasses 80%

The Bella Desgagnés vessel has obtained a Certificate of Performance level 3, Silver Honours within Recyc-Quebec « ICI ON RECYCLE !» program. The purpose of this program is to ensure that waste management efforts made by corporations are acknowledged. The Silver Honours certificate means that the Bella Desgagnés attained a global rate of reclamation of […]

Port Everglades partners with EPA to study air emissions
June 30, 2016

Port Everglades partners with EPA to study air emissions

Port Everglades has signed a partnership agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study air emissions. It is the first U.S. seaport to partner with the EPA on this project. The EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality will work closely with Port Everglades to coordinate research and modeling encompassing all port-related operations, […]

CSL successfully tests ballast water treatment system
June 22, 2016

CSL successfully tests ballast water treatment system

The ballast water treatment system (BWTS) installed aboard the CSL Americas has finalized all testing required to obtain the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) type approval. The system’s manufacturer, OceanSaver, carried out the testing along the West Coast, facing a range of demanding Pacific conditions. All the tests met USCG’s requirements. Earlier shipboard testing was successfully […]

One step further towards dual fuel vessel for Desgagnés
June 17, 2016

One step further towards dual fuel vessel for Desgagnés

The M/T Damia Desgagnés, was successfully launched on Saturday, June 11th, 2016, at the Turkish shipyard Besiktas. It is an important step leading to the continuation of the construction of the ship at dock. The M/T Damia Desgagnés is the first of four next generation asphalt-bitumen-chemical tankers destined to the renewal and expansion of Desgagnés’s […]

Air-improving truck replacement program scraps 200th vehicle
June 6, 2016

Air-improving truck replacement program scraps 200th vehicle

The Seaport Truck Scrappage and Replacements for Air in Puget Sound 2 (ScRAPS 2) is a joint program of the Northwest Seaport Alliance and the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency to reduce diesel particulate emissions in the region. The ScRAPS 2 incentive program helps drayage truck owners purchase newer, lower-emission trucks to improve regional air […]

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November 2018
  • Vast GHG emissions reduction on IMO horizon
  • Washington State Ferries plies cleaner future
  • WWF-Canada’s President discusses supporter role