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

21 Feb 2017
An innovative shipping network reduces trucking costs and carbon output for the third-largest US importer.
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.
Ships at berth at the Port of Long Beach, such as the one pictured, are able to plug into shore-supplied power, which is known as cold-ironing, as part of the port's pollution reduction efforts.
25 Aug 2016
The congestion that crippled West Coast ports in 2015 temporarily derailed the progress in reducing pollution at the Port of Long Beach.
24 Aug 2016
Tighter global emission standards on container ships are giving birth to a new vessel type designed specifically to ply the Irish Sea.

Commentary

Shippers must embrace the opportunity to go green because there is a direct relationship between environmental sustainability and financial success.

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