The Port Authority approved a three-year extension to the Ocean-Going Clean Vessel Incentive Program funded at $3.12 million on November 19, 2015. Launched in 2013, the program encourages operators of ocean-going vessels to improve their engines, use cleaner fuels, and upgrade their technologies to reduce emissions, which are the largest source of air pollutants at the Port of New York and New Jersey. The extension will allow the program to operate through 2018, and continues the agency’s overall commitment to good environmental stewardship Based on a forecast participation rate of more than 2,600 total vessel calls, the program’s extension is expected to provide emission reductionsRead More →