Industry success stories

December 10, 2016

A new hybrid ferry for Seaspan

  The Seaspan Ferries Corporation welcomed the Seaspan Swift, the first of two new dual-fueled/hybrid (diesel, liquefied natural gas and battery) ferries to its fleet in British Columbia. The new state-of-the-art vessel was built at Sedef Shipyard in Istanbul, Turkey. The 148.9-metre (488-foot) ferry, which can accommodate up to 59 trailers, will undergo a series […]

A new hybrid ferry for Seaspan

Port Everglades shows its green (and wet) thumb!

November 22, 2016

  The Port Everglades Wetland Enhancement Project has received a “Notification of Trending Towards Success” from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for successfully cultivating 16.5 acres (6.6 hectares) of nursery-grown mangrove and native plants on property that was originally dry land intended for other uses. The port’s Turning Notch extension project forced the removal […]

New Viau terminal has the environment at the heart of its design and operation

November 19, 2016

The new Viau terminal operated by Termont (a joint venture of the Logistec Group) was inaugurated November 18 at the Port of Montreal. Prior to building the infrastructure for handling up to 350,000 TEU containers, the site had to be redeveloped and almost nine hectares (22 acres) of land had to be solidified. Rather than […]

Back to school for the Port of Québec

October 26, 2016

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 […]

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 […]

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