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shore-to-ship power

Cavotec, ABB Advance Shore-to-Ship Technologies, Reduce Ships’ Emission

Cavotec and ABB have teamed up to provide technology that helps ship owners reduce emissions. The two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly offer shore-to-ship power solutions, which allow vessels to plug into onshore power supply and shut down their engines. This eliminates emissions, noise and vibrations … Read more »

zero-emissions port vehicle

Zero-Emissions Vehicles Reduce Pollution at World’s Busiest Container Port

Efficient Drivetrains, Inc., which manufactures zero emissions hybrid and electric drivetrains, has delivered a fleet of PHEV trucks for the Port of Shanghai built in collaboration with one of the world’s largest truck manufacturers, Shaanxi Automotive. The government of China is currently aggressively asserting mandates and regulations to improve air … Read more »

Port of Long Beach

Alta Wins $1M Stormwater Monitoring Contract at Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach, the second busiest port in the US, has awarded Alta Environmental a multiyear, $1,010,000 contract to help it and its tenants comply with the new California Industrial General Storm Water Permit (IGP). Under the contract, Alta will implement a stormwater monitoring program at 22 sites … Read more »

Flexibuster

Waste-to-Energy Firm Target Ports Sector

UK-based company SEaB Energy says it’s focusing on waste-to-energy opportunities in the port sector. The company’s Flexibuster, a self-contained anaerobic digester, processes food and organic waste, turning it into biogas, which is then used to generate electricity and heat. In addition, Flexibuster also provides a source of organic fertilizer income … Read more »

Siemens eHighway

Siemens eHighway Expected to Cut Ports’ CO2 Emissions

Siemens has been selected by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) to install an eHighway system near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the two largest ports in the US. Siemens eHighway is the electrification of select highway lanes via a catenary system that supplies trucks … Read more »

ABS, MPA Collaborate on Marine Clean Fuel Research

Global marine and offshore classification services provider ABS and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote maritime research and development in the areas of alternative/clean fuel and developing resilient, next-generation port systems. The five-year MOU covers the following areas: Alternative/clean fuel … Read more »

Port Metro Vancouver

Ports Offer Financial Incentives to Lower Ships’ GHGs

Canada’s two largest west coast ports are offering financial incentives to the most efficient vessels that enter the ports. Port Metro Vancouver’s Eco-Action program and Prince Rupert Port Authority’s (PRPA’s) Green Wave program will reward ship owners based on the Carbon War Room’s A to G Greenhouse Gas Emissions rating, … Read more »

$4M Funding Available to Improve Port Air Quality

The EPA has made available $4 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from marine and inland water ports. Most of the country’s busiest ports are located near large metropolitan areas and, as a result, people in nearby communities can be exposed to high … Read more »