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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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WÄRTSILÄ’S BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM RECEIVES U.S. COAST GUARD TYPE APPROVAL
September 10, 2018

WÄRTSILÄ’S BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM RECEIVES U.S. COAST GUARD TYPE APPROVAL

The technology group Wärtsilä’s Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has been granted type approval by the U.S. Coast Guard. The approval verifies the product has met the specified regulatory, technical and safety requirements, and represents an endorsement of its design and efficiency principles. As part of the approval process, the Aquarius EC (Electro-Chlorination) […]

2018 AAPA Environmental Improvement Awards go to Green Marine participants
August 29, 2018

2018 AAPA Environmental Improvement Awards go to Green Marine participants

All four of this year’s American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Environmental Improvements Awards went to Green Marine participants! The Port Hueneme won an award for being the first Green Marine certified port in California. It received the Comprehensive Environmental Management Award for its certification and its commitment to continually improve its efforts to reduce […]

CSL Releases 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report
August 10, 2018

CSL Releases 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report

This 2017 edition is the fifth Corporate Sustainability Report for CSL. Among other things, the report features CSL’s sustainability performance for the 2017-18 fiscal year and covers results and ongoing initiatives in environmental responsibility. Notable highlights of the 2017 report include: A continued focus on vessel efficiency and performance contributed to a 5.6 percent reduction […]

NWSA seeking nominations for new award program
August 10, 2018

NWSA seeking nominations for new award program

The Northwest Seaport Alliance has launched the North Star Awards, a customer recognition program that recognizes businesses using the Seattle-Tacoma gateway for outstanding business and environmental achievements. NWSA tenants, shippers and supply chain partners (ocean carriers, terminal operators, 3PLs, property developers and warehouse companies), stakeholders, as well as non-profit organizations are all eligible to participate. […]

Fednav joins network of whale watchers
July 30, 2018

Fednav joins network of whale watchers

Montreal, Quebec, July 30, 2018 – Fednav Limited has become the first international shipowner to join the whale watching members of the Marine Mammal Observation Network (MMON). Fednav is the world’s largest operator of ice-class dry-bulk carriers and Canada’s leading oceangoing dry-bulk shipowning and chartering group. It operates a modern and efficient fleet of approximately […]

New, innovative sustainable-freight vehicles at the Port of San Diego
July 26, 2018

New, innovative sustainable-freight vehicles at the Port of San Diego

The Port of San Diego and the San Diego Port Tenants Association (SDPTA) are celebrating the deployment of new sustainable-freight vehicles by Dole Fresh Fruit at the port’s cargo terminal. Powered by electricity, the new semi-trucks and forklifts will reduce air emissions by replacing gasoline- and diesel-powered cargo-handling equipment at the Port of San Diego. […]

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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