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RECORD NUMBER: 430 OF 1358
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Environmental Management Systems: Systematically Improving Your Performance. Ports Sector.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Additional Subjects||Environmental policy ; Environment management ; Seaports ; Marine transportation ; Cargo transportation ; International trade ; Market ; Compliance ; Performance ; Facilities management ; Implementation ; Cost savings ; Risk ; Security ; Standards ; Global ; Monitoring ; Regulations ; Environmental Management Systems(EMSs)|
Public ports face numerous, daunting challenges as they strive to meet the growing demand of international trade. Escalating environmental compliance requirements, emerging security standards, and the need to maintain and strengthen community confidence all challenge ports to analyze, manage, and control the consequences of their every activity. Today's market realities require new approaches to achieve sustainable, secure ports. Ports across the globe have found adoption of Environmental Management Systems (EMSs) is a way to plan for continuous improvement performance.