US Sustainability

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.
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...
16 Apr 2013
The nation's largest port and largest trucking lobby group clashed in the nation's highest court over a drayage program Los Angeles calls a commercial agreement and the American Trucking Associations an illegal regulation.
10 Apr 2013
The Canadian Shipowners Association has expressed concern regarding a permit published by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying that it could threaten the commercial viability of...
09 Apr 2013
Newer engines and cleaner fuels have helped reduce total pollutants from port equipment and trucks, according to an air emissions inventory commissioned by the South Carolina Ports Authority.
05 Apr 2013
The Port of Seattle has joined Green Marine, a voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.
02 Apr 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control have extended their air quality partnership through 2018.
29 Mar 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final vessel general permit regulating discharges from commercial vessels to protect the nation’s waters from ship-borne pollutants and reduce invasive species in U.S. waters.
22 Mar 2013
Two shipping firms based in Germany and Cyprus have pleaded guilty to felony obstruction of justice charges and violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships...
11 Dec 2012
Logistics technology company Transplace, PepsiCo, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and multiple carriers recently released a survey of more than 65 transportation carriers to gain insight into...