Genoa Port Wins Green Recognition

Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Italian classification society RINA awarded the Port of Genoa Authority a certificate of compliance with international standard ISO 14001 for its Environmental Management System. The commitment of the Genoa port authority to an environmentally sound management system for all port activities began over 10 years ago, when the port of Genoa was one of the first ports to put in place an environmental structure. The achievement of ISO 14001 status recognises the benefits which the management system brings to both the local community and the marine environment.

Partial funding for the required transformation of a typical port authority into a constantly improving and environmentally aware management system was provided by the Region of Liguria and the European Union. "Conservation of the environment for future generations is the moral duty of any enterprise, whether public or private, and the fact that the Port Authority, responsible for coordinating and controlling port operations, felt the need to pursue an environmental policy is a notable example of consistency and commitment for sustainable development," said Ugo Salerno, RINA ceo, at the award ceremony.

"Obtaining a certificate is not the end of the process. The Port Authority has a number of forthcoming commitments for continuous improvement of environmental performance, including the promotion of initiatives among the terminal operators aimed at improving their own environmental management," said Giovanni Novi, chairman of the Port of Genoa Authority.

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Ports

Kalmar to Supply 4 RTGs to Super Terminais, Brazil

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will deliver four E-One2 Zero Emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to Super Terminais in Manaus, Brazil. The 8 million USD order

Skangass Granted Permission for LNG Terminal

The Swedish Government (Länsstyrelsen in Dalarnas Län) has granted Skangass permission to build and operate a new Terminal for LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) within the harbour in Gävle, Sweden.

Scrap Metal Exporter Pens Terminal Agreement

Port Canaveral Scrap Terminal LLC (PCST), a bulk ferrous scrap exporter, has signed a lease with the Canaveral Port Authority to operate a terminal in the north cargo area at Port Canaveral.

 
 
Maritime Security Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0806 sec (12 req/sec)