Requires that every vessel coming into a regulated California port either use shore power (e.g., plug in to the local electrical grid) or a CARB-approved control technology to reduce harmful emissions.
Virginia's governor announced a plan to make all 160 yard tractors operating at the Port of Virginia's six port facilities go electric.
A grant program to help truck owners finance the purchase of 2013-or-newer engines, up to $25,000 apiece, for trucks that service the port frequently and currently have 1996 through 2003 model year engines.
The Vessel Speed Reduction Program is a voluntary program asking cargo vessel operators entering or leaving San Diego Bay to observe a 12-knot speed limit. For cruise ships, a 15-knot limit is requested.
Under the Port of Vancouver EcoAction Program, vessels that have a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rating of A, B or C are given harbour due rate discounts of up to 47%.
The port of Los Angeles introduced voluntary speed reduction programs with the objective of reducing conventional air pollutants near the port.
The Port of Los Angeles banned pre-1989 trucks followed by a progressive ban on all trucks that did not meet 2007 emission standards by 2012. In 2018, only model year 2014 or newer were allowed to sign up in the Port Drayage Truck Registry.
North America’s largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry.
Surveys best practices to reduce emissions from freight transportation activities.
Reviews port-based incentive schemes to reduce shipping emissions, such as environmentally differentiated port fees.