Green issues / Sustainability

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SLIDE SHOW: Wind power shipments have emerged as one of the key growth sectors in breakbulk and project cargo shipping.

News & Analysis

08 Dec 2016
The port of Rotterdam said it will make risk-bearing financial investments in selected companies that help to reduce its carbon footprint as part of a major strategy to transition the port to a carbon neutral environment and renewable energy hub.
The port of Shenzhen, pictured, is joining Yangtze River Delta ports as the first regions of China to institute emissions control areas.
05 Oct 2016
Ships berthed at the port of Shenzhen are now required to burn low sulfur fuel.
The unique local manifestations of climate change present challenges for international terminal operators.
27 Sep 2016
"In certain cases the costs of upgrading will not be worth it, and you will likely see some facilities abandoned.”
Trucks make an average of 2,300 trips a day through the Port of New Orleans' container terminal.
13 Sep 2016
New Orleans has become the latest US port to launch a program to help drayage truck owners finance replacement of older vehicles with newer, less-polluting models.
08 Sep 2016
The vice president of international logistics at retailer Target, Joshua Dolan, will lead a coalition dedicated to increasing supply chain efficiency.
30 Aug 2016
Opposition to the shipment of liquid radioactive waste from Canada to South Carolina by truck spotlights broader challenge to hazardous materials transportation.

Commentary

If the shipping industry succeeds in getting the International Maritime Organization to postpone the low-sulfur rule in October, it will prove to be a pyrrhic victory.

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