AMEC system on barge in Long Beach
10 Jun 2014
A barge-mounted device that captures more than 94 percent of harmful emissions from vessels at berth, at a lower cost than operating the vessels from shore-side electrical power, was demonstrated last week at the Port of Long Beach.
15 May 2014
The Port of Long Beach yesterday presented environmental achievement awards to 22 shipping lines that participated this past year in programs that reduce vessel emissions.
California's Ocean-Going Vessel Regulatory Zone
07 Jan 2014
California’s ports on Jan. 1 became the first in the world to require that container lines operate their vessels from shore-side electrical power while at berth, and this potentially industry-changing event is proceeding without any major problems.
Port Metro Vancouver
16 Dec 2013
The ports of Seattle; Tacoma, Wash.; and Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, have decided to extend the 2007 Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy partnership through 2020...
Natural gas tanks
08 Nov 2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has allocated $1.4 million for two projects that will collect information on the use of liquefied natural gas...
M-580 is expected to initially eliminate 200 trucks from I-580.
08 Nov 2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has announced the opening Marine Highway M-580, also known as the California Green Trade Corridor...
SCPA's Clean Truck Certification Program will launch in 2014.
04 Nov 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority will launch a clean truck certification program on Jan. 1, 2014, to reduce port-related air emissions at SCPA’s container terminals.
10 Oct 2013
Five years after the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach launched the industry’s most comprehensive clean-truck program, a father-son driver team became the first independent contractors to purchase an environmentally compliant truck off of lease.
Oakland port trucking
02 Oct 2013
Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle will meet with harbor truckers, terminal operators and other stakeholders Thursday in an attempt to head off a possible week-long disruption threatened by owner-operators.
21 Aug 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced that 12 shipping lines and 448 vessels have enrolled in its Clean Vessel Incentive program since it launched on Jan. 1, 2013.
A hybrid tugboat the Port of Long Beach.
21 Aug 2013
The Port of Long Beach cut diesel particulates by 81 percent between 2005 and 2012, according to an analysis prepared by Starcrest Consulting Group.
cold ironing
16 Aug 2013
Port authorities should be preparing now for the demands they will make on local power grids as terminals automate their operations and shipping lines plug their vessels into shore-side electrical power while at berth.