Port of Long Beach aims to become the world’s first zero-emissions port

Port of Long Beach executive director Mario Cordero last week declared 2023 the “Year of Imagination” for the port, saying that imaginative initiatives will drive it in its goal to become the world’s first zero-emissions seaport. Among the projects planned, Cordero announced the port’s bid to...


Port of Oakland stake in solar array goes online, bringing power from solar to 30%

The Port of Oakland’s stake in a newly expanded solar array at Antelope Valley Solar Ranch in Lancaster, California, went online last week, delivering renewable energy to the port’s owned and operated utility. The utility sells electricity to tenants at both the Oakland Seaport and the Oakland...


Greek shipowner and operator ordered by US to pay $1m each for tampering with pollution-prevention equipment

Empire Bulkers Limited and Joanna Maritime Limited, two related companies based in Greece, were sentenced in the US last week for committing knowing and willful violations of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and the Ports and Waterways Safety Act related to their role as the operator...


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