The Port of Hueneme continues to show its commitment to environmental stewardship by unveiling two new electric vehicle charging stations that have been made available to the public. The ready-to-use infrastructure is in fulfilment of the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District’s (VCAPCD) Air Quality Management Plan and the port’s environmental framework. The new stations […]
On September 22, the CSL Group released its fourth annual Corporate Sustainability Report, demonstrating the company’s ongoing commitment to improve its performance on a wide range of sustainability goals. The report includes CSL’s sustainability results for the 2016-17 fiscal year, as well as highlights developments in the areas of governance, safety, environmental responsibility, ethics, the […]
Seaspan received the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) Medal of Merit on September 20 during the ACPA’s annual conference, which was held in Vancouver, B.C. Seaspan was awarded the honour as a leader in the adoption of environmental improvement technology and programs with a strong focus on community and Aboriginal engagement.
The cutting-edge environmental programs of the Port of Hueneme and its strategic implementation of eco-friendly action plans received high accolades at the Green Shipping USA Summit held in Los Angeles in mid-September. The port was honored with The Greenest Port of the Year Award, and Kristin Decas, the port’s director/CEO, received The Maritime Executive of […]
The Algoma Central Corporation has taken delivery of the first of two new Equinox Class self-unloading lake bulk carriers from the Yangzijiang Shipyard in China. The Algoma Niagara departed September 12 on its two-month voyage to Canada via the Panama Canal. It is expected to arrive in Canada and enter service in early November, making […]
As part of its greenhouse gas reduction plan, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) inaugurated its first three charging stations for electric vehicles in April 2017. The stations are located respectively at the St. Lambert and Beauharnois locks, and at the maintenance centre in Brossard. They service the SLSMC’s electric Nissan Leaf vehicle that’s […]
The Port of Seattle and Just Health Action have received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to improve the health of communities near the port. The Near-Port Community Capacity Building/Stakeholder Engagement Project will focus on improving environmental health outcomes for Seattle’s South Park and Georgetown communities. Near-Port Community collaborative activities will concentrate […]
Vessels docking at the new cruise terminal at the Port of Montreal can now be powered by electricity. The project is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2,800 tonnes annually. Shore power leads to better ambient air quality by enabling ships to turn off their engines and connect to the electrical grid for the […]
The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) relaunched a mobile application to help speed the flow of cargo traffic along local freight corridors, reduce idling-related air emissions, and save fuel. DrayQTM is designed to give truck drivers real-time information about wait times in and around marine cargo terminals and traffic camera views at the touch of a […]
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