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In a far-reaching move to tackle hazardous liquid pollution at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, DP World UAE Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Department of Planning and Development – Trakhees...Read More


ESPO has released the results of its recent environmental review 2016 during the PORTOPIA conference in Lisbon in March. The aim of the review is to update the top 10 environmental priorities of European ports and to produce further benchmark figures in key areas of port environmental management. ...Read More

World’s largest port operators join forces to create a sustainable future

‘Go Green’ is the first ever joint environmental initiative between DP World, Hutchison Port Holdings Limited, APM Terminals, PSA International, Shanghai International Port Group and Port of Rotterdam Authority Global marine terminal operators DP World, Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH), APM Terminals, PSA International and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) – five of the world’s […]...Read More

Abu Dhabi Terminals achieves berth productivity of 206 moves per hour

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), manager and operator of Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT), set a new productivity record by handling 2615 moves in just under 13 hours on the 9,365 TEU CMA CGM Thames which called into Khalifa Port on Tuesday 21st July . An operational productivity metric and record of 206 Berth Moves per Hour (BMPH) at an average of 46.38 Gross Moves per Hour (GMPH) was achieved during her port stay....Read More

Designing a Sustainable Future

The Maasvlakte II site was created by moving 310 million cubic meters of sand, and constructing 12 km of sea dikes, to reclaim 2,000 hectares (4,940 acres) of land from the North Sea. Net usable land of 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres) includes APM Terminals Maasvlakte II as well as an additional container terminal, and area […]...Read More

Eco-RTGs: Lifting Sustainability for Terminals

Global container traffic moves more than 135 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) of cargo a year between the world’s ports. When container ships with a volume of up to 15,000 TEU are loaded and unloaded, their containers need to be moved between the stacking area and the dockside....Read More

Drives and motors from Emerson Industrial Automation cut crane energy bills by up to 30% at the port of Ravenna

The recent installation of an Emerson Industrial Automation engineering solution involving drives, motors and crane control software has led to average energy savings of 25-30% on two ship-to-shore (STS) cranes at the Port of ...Read More

Ecosystem services for terminal operators through the UN’s Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

Environmental sustainability is about making responsible decisions that will reduce a business’ negative impact on the environment. It also involves making decisions and taking action that are in the interests of protecting the ...Read More

Led Fixture

4 Factors to Consider when Choosing the right LED fixture

The benefits of LED technology are indisputable. The efficiency, light quality and maintenance solutions have revolutionized lighting at ports around the world. However after the choice to illuminate with LED is made…...Read More