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Eight Propane Forklift Safety Considerations Crews Need to Know

Sep 03, 2020

Material handling equipment, like forklifts, are vital to a port’s day-to-day operations. Forklifts enable employees to keep containers and other heavy materials on the move during their shift. But due to the nature of the equipment, forklifts introduce some workplace hazards that crews need to be aware of — and know how to avoid.The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted a study analyzing forklift-related accidents…

Getting Started with Propane: Port-Side Refueling & Storage

Dec 14, 2023

Emissions regulations continue to become more stringent for ports, pushing more port authorities and terminal operators away from diesel and gasoline and toward alternative energy sources like propane. Capable of powering essential port applications like yard tractors…

Propane Council Calls Attention to 'Energy Resiliency'

Oct 04, 2023

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is celebrating the second annual National Propane Day on October 7, 2023. “By keeping both small and large material handling operations running, propane is the powerhouse of the U.S. supply chain…

Propane Yard Tractors Are the Next Step in Port-side Emission Reductions

Jul 10, 2023

Cleaning up diesel emissions in ports is attainable now with new propane yard tractor technology.The pressure is on for port authorities and tenants to develop realistic emissions reduction plans. Diesel is a mainstay in most ports and a primary cause of air pollution…

NYK to Build Fifth LPG Dual-Fuel VLGC

Jan 27, 2023

NYK ordered its fifth liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuel very large LPG/liquefied ammonia gas carrier (VLGC) from Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (KHI). The ship will be built at the KHI Sakaide Works shipyard and is set for delivery in 2026…

Second LPG Dual-Fuel VLGC for Astomos Named Lantana Planet

Dec 27, 2022

On September 16, a naming ceremony was held at Sakaide Works of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. for a new VLGC (very large gas carrier) that NYK will charter to Astomos Energy Corporation, the world's pre-eminent liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) company…

Port Technology: 3 Ways Propane Equipment Boosts Productivity, Bottom Line

Oct 19, 2020

Propane port-side equipment offers superior performance, versatilityThe relationship between U.S. ports and America’s economic vitality is undeniably important. Martin Associates, a leading provider of economic and strategic assessments of the world’s transportation systems…

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EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

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Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

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