Green issues / Sustainability

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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.”
12 Jun 2013
The Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma in Washington, along with British Columbia’s Port Metro Vancouver, have set collective goals to reduce diesel emissions by 75 percent per ton of cargo by 2015 and by 80 percent by 2020.
06 Jun 2013
On July 1, Singapore’s Green Ship Program will be expanded to recognize Singapore-flag ships that adopt approved sulfur oxide scrubber technology that goes beyond existing International Maritime Organization’s emissions requirements.
06 Jun 2013
Speaking to delegates at the opening of the Nor-Shipping event in Oslo, Norway, Masamichi Morooka, chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, said that impending environmental legislation will cost the shipping industry...
05 Jun 2013
Westport Innovations has received an order for four liquefied natural gas tenders from Canadian National Railway.

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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