Leaderboard
Leaderboard
Leaderboard

Los Angeles Port writes environmental standards into Lease

Los Angeles Port writes environmental standards into Lease

Provisions aiming to reduce toxic emissions within the leas include: compliance with vessel speed reduction programs, use of clean Alternative Maritime Power – also known as ‘cold-ironing’ technology), plugging into dockside electric power, low sulphur fuel use in main and auxiliary engines whilst sailing within the South Coast Air Basin, use of alternative fuel in all new yard tractors and use of low emission trucks within terminal facilities.

The new policy provides for future growth of trade within the port whilst acknowledging the shipping industry’s commitment and responsibility to the environment. For those on long leases, the criteria will also apply to lease reviews.