The Port of Los Angeles has announced $31.3 million of improvements to the shoreside power infrastructure at its Yang Ming and Yusen container terminals, which is says should be completed by December 2013.
The project will see the port’s cold ironing alternative marine power (AMP) systems being constructed at Berths 121-126 (Yang Ming), and the [...]
Matson ship in Seattle
The following is excerpted from an opinion piece by Seattle Port Commissioner Tom Albro.
We’re committed to doing what we can to reduce our impacts on our neighbors. We have been working directly for more than two years with Georgetown, South Park, and the city of Seattle to reduce [...]
ILWU Local 19 will do all plugging and unplugging of cruise vessels in Seattle.
Holland America Line Inc. and Princess Cruises will be switching back to shore power June 25, after resolving a months-long struggle with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 19, over jurisdiction.
The essence of the issue was longshore union [...]
The APL Singapore is the first ship to cold-iron at the Port of Oakland. 2009 photo.
APL Singapore switched off its auxiliary diesel engines Friday morning after berthing at APL’s Global Gateway Central terminal. It was the official launch of an APL program to cold-iron five vessels this year on the [...]