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.
23 May 2013
The Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles are seeking information about technologies that could substantially reduce air pollution from main engines on ships transiting to and from the ports.
22 May 2013
Long Beach’s Board of Harbor Commissioners has unanimously approved a Port of Long Beach energy policy that will guide efforts for a more sustainable supply of power as demand increases.
May 14, 1942 – U.S. Army Air Corps photograph of the burning tanker Potrero del Llano. Source: National Archives in College Park, Md.
22 May 2013
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has presented to the U.S. Coast Guard a new report that found that 36 sunken vessels strewn across the U.S. seafloor could pose an oil pollution threat...
21 May 2013
Kerry Logistics has deployed three hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) as part of a pilot program under the auspices of Hong Kong’s government.
20 May 2013
Pennsylvania’s Gov. Tom Corbett has awarded more than $6.7 million in Act 13 funding to 18 organizations making the switch to natural gas for their heavy-duty fleet vehicles.

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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