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Port of Los Angeles Pays Tribute to Shipping Lines That Reduced Emissions

Aug 24, 2023

The Port of Los Angeles has recognized the achievements of more than two dozen shipping lines and carriers for participating in the Port’s Vessel Speed Reduction Program (VSRP), an air quality and annual incentive program for vessel operators who reduce their speed as they approach or depart the port.The voluntary program is one of many sustainability efforts currently underway at the Port to reduce emissions and decarbonize operations…

First Vessel Plugs In at Terminal 5 in Seattle

Apr 12, 2023

The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s Terminal 5 has welcomed MSC Brunella as the first vessel to plug in to the terminal’s new shore power infrastructure.Terminal 5 is the first international container terminal in the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) gateway with shore power capability…

Massive Benefits in Reducing Ship Speeds

Nov 11, 2019

Cutting the speed of ships has huge benefits for humans, nature and the climate, according to a new report, a new report published by Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment (T&E) has highlighted.A 20% reduction would cut greenhouse gases but…

Blue Fund to Combat Ship Pollution

Oct 22, 2019

A proposed “Blue Fund” to help combat illicit ship pollution in the Mediterranean is set to be studied by States and stakeholders working to protect the Mediterranean marine environment.According to a press note from  International Maritime Organization (IMO)…

Logistics News

Holt Lock Closed Due to Stability Concerns

Holt Lock Closed Due to Stability Concerns

CBP Cracking Down on Maritime Auto Theft

CBP Cracking Down on Maritime Auto Theft

US Army Corps of Engineers Names New Chief

US Army Corps of Engineers Names New Chief

US Importers Balk at Return of $10,000 Container Shipping Rate

US Importers Balk at Return of $10,000 Container Shipping Rate

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