This Week In Global Logistics

This Week In Global Logistics

‘Green Ship’ Incentive Approved – The Long Beach Board of Commissioners has approved a Green Ship Award Program aimed at improving air quality by specifically targeting the reduction of smog-causing nitrogen oxides emissions. Under this program, vessels with main...
This Week In Global Logistics

This Week In Global Logistics

The Most Environmentally Advanced Terminal in the World – The Middle Harbor Project at the Port of Long Beach is combining two terminals into one large 304-acre terminal. This state-of-the-art terminal will be able to move twice as much as the older terminals in terms...
What is Slow Steaming?

What is Slow Steaming?

Definition – Slow steaming refers to the deliberate reduction of vessel cruising speed in order to cut fuel costs. Environmental Impact – When a ship’s speed is reduced by 10%, its engine power is reduced by 27%. This results in less fuel consumption and in effect,...