The port will install a solar carport, power storage systems and advanced controls at its security headquarters.
October 10, 2018
The Port of Long Beach, Long Beach, Calif., will build and demonstrate a $7.1 million “microgrid” to show the new technology’s effectiveness in providing a clean, reliable supply of electricity for critical operations.
Ports covered by Global Port Tracker handled 1.74 million 20-foot equivalent units in November.
January 11, 2018
Imports at some of the nation’s major retail container ports grew 7% during 2017, as retail sales continued to increase, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF), Washington, D.C., and Hackett Associates, Alexandria, Va.
According to figures, the Panama Canal transited a total of 13,548 vessels during its FY17, representing a 3.3% increase compared to totals the year before.
November 3, 2017
Following the close of its 2017 fiscal year (FY17), the Panama Canal, Panama City, Panama, announced that the waterway welcomed a record 403.8 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) of cargo in FY17, the largest amount of annual tonnage ever transited in its 103-year history.
The document provides high-level guidance for accelerating progress toward a zero-emission future while protecting and strengthening the ports’ competitive position in the global economy.
November 3, 2017
The governing boards of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach approved the 2017 Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) update, ushering in a new era of aggressive clean air strategies for moving cargo through what is said to be the nation’s busiest container port complex.
These logistics chains should eventually contribute to a sustainable growth based on 3 pillars—social, environmental and economic pillars.
July 14, 2017
The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), Japan, announced plans to integrate the World Port Climate Initiative (WPCI) in a wider World Ports Sustainability Programme (WPSP) to extend the scope from climate action to a full range of sustainability port development challenges.
The new development is less than five miles from the Garden City Container Terminal and can accommodate up to 5 million square feet of logistics space.
February 7, 2017
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Garden City, Ga., announced the sale of 500 acres of property for commercial development to accommodate growing customer demand for warehousing, distribution and transload facilities near the Port of Savannah.
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