Industry success stories

October 26, 2016

Back to school for the Port of Québec

The Monique Fitz-Back Foundation has partnered with the Port of Québec to create an educational tool called “The port and the city of Quebec: inseparable!” The tool aims to raise youth awareness regarding the Port of Québec and its activities and to launch discussions about the issues that may arise from the coexistence of a […]

Back to school for the Port of Québec

Project to reduce greenhouse gases at the Port of Montreal

October 4, 2016

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is launching a project that will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by optimizing truck routes on its territory. The advanced new Trucking PORTal Web-based application will be a key tool to reach the goal of reducing wait times at port container terminals. A data capture system makes it possible to […]

GCT CANADA recognized for its innovation and sustainability leadership

September 21, 2016

GCT Canada received the Canada’s Clean50 Top 15 Projects Award for 2017 on September 20. The company was commended for its coordinated system to improve truck processing times at its GCT Deltaport and GCT Vanterm. Both container terminals are located in the Port of Vancouver…

CSL’s 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report shows continued progress

August 12, 2016

The CSL Group’s third annual Corporate Sustainability shows a commitment to advancing a performance-based sustainability culture and going beyond regulation to operate according to the highest standards of corporate social responsibility. The 2015 report features CSL’s progress in achieving its short- and long-term sustainability goals and commitments. Notable accomplishments by the company include: Reducing 25,903 […]

More stringent requirements for trucks serving the Port of Vancouver

August 12, 2016

New Environmental standards for port-bound container trucks will reduce emissions and have an immediate impact on air quality and public health in the densely populated Lower Mainland, according to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA). Effective August 1, all trucks registered in VFPA’s Truck Licensing System are required to have either a diesel oxidation catalyst […]

Port of Hueneme welcomes its first post-panamax ship

August 12, 2016

The maiden voyage of WWL’s new Thalatta vessel, on August 5th, marked a paradigm shift in how the widened Panama Canal will bring a new class of vessels to the Port of Hueneme. It supports the Port’s and its industry partners’ robust environmental agenda. The Thalatta is one of newest high efficiency Roll on–Roll off […]

Restoration project at the Port of Cleveland

July 22, 2016

The Cleveland-Cuyahoga Port Authority and The Nature Conservancy are working together to restore native plants at Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve. A crew from The Nature Conservancy began work on July 11 with hand tools and herbicide, aiming to eradicate patches of aggressive, non-native plants that crowd out native vegetation and make the unusual shoreline habitat […]

Bella Desgagnés recycling rate surpasses 80%

July 18, 2016

The Bella Desgagnés vessel has obtained a Certificate of Performance level 3, Silver Honours within Recyc-Quebec « ICI ON RECYCLE !» program. The purpose of this program is to ensure that waste management efforts made by corporations are acknowledged. The Silver Honours certificate means that the Bella Desgagnés attained a global rate of reclamation of […]

Port Everglades partners with EPA to study air emissions

June 30, 2016

Port Everglades has signed a partnership agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study air emissions. It is the first U.S. seaport to partner with the EPA on this project. The EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality will work closely with Port Everglades to coordinate research and modeling encompassing all port-related operations, […]

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