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Ship-to-shore power, pictured, is just one of the many ways the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are working to transform themselves into zero-emissions operations.
22 Jul 2016
The Port of Long Beach says its power needs won't be threatened by ongoing green efforts.
25 Jan 2016
The support of China’s state-owned energy companies is central to the success of plans by the central government to reduce the output of emissions from ships that pose a danger to public health in the vicinity of its major ports.
18 Jan 2016
To meet potential California environmental rules, marine terminals in Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland would spend billions of dollars more by replacing diesel-powered container-handling equipment with units powered by electricity, according to an engineering report.
14 Jan 2016
Money, environmental and labor issues are complicating the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s effort to replace or retrofit old trucks with newer, less-polluting engines.
28 Dec 2015
UPS is expanding its fleet of vehicles running on sustainable fuels in the South by using renewable natural gas to fuel more than 140 trucks in Memphis, Tennessee, and Jackson, Mississippi.
24 Dec 2015
NFI Industries has expanded its natural gas fueled truck fleet with the addition of 12 compressed natural gas trucks to its Central Florida fleet.


China finally bit the bullet and issued national rules to curb emissions from ships at its main port areas.

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