Energy & Technology – Page 9

  • offshore wind operations

    Project explores port to wind farm efficiency


    ABB technology that can help onshore operators better plan vessel missions from port to wind farm will play a key part in a new EU project to reduce costs, increase efficiency and safety, and improve sustainability in the offshore wind farm market.

  • Tyne Clean Energy Park

    Clean energy park launched by UK port


    A clean energy park has been launched by a port in England to boost regional renewables infrastructure and further its decarbonisation ambitions.

  • Elvir Dzanic

    Port chief aids Sweden’s electrification


    A port chief will help identify measures to speed up electrification in Sweden’s transport sector as part of the government’s newly established Electrification Commission.

  • MoorMaster NxG enables mooring in as little as 30 seconds Photo: Cavotec

    Faster docking for autonomous ships


    A new docking system promises to speed up turnaround times at ports with mooring in as little as 30 seconds drastically reducing emissions.

  • Ljósifoss hydropower station

    Green hydrogen export study planned


    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to perform a pre-feasibility study of exporting green hydrogen from Iceland to Rotterdam has been signed as part of the global movement to fight climate change and Europe’s energy transition.

  • North-C-Methanol project

    Methanol project launches to cut CO2


    CO2 emissions could be cut by 140,000t annually with the launch of a new green methanol project at a European port.

  • Shore power is making a significant contribution to clean air at the Port of Tallinn Photo: ABB

    High-speed ferry gets green shore connection


    The latest in shore technology is to service a high-speed ferry at Estonia’s Port of Tallinn helping one operator achieve its emissions targets.

  • shore power

    Shore power system for inland shipping


    A single shore power system for inland shipping and the river cruise industry is being planned by a group of European ports.

  • Gaussin hydrogen vehicles

    Hydrogen vehicles for sustainable ports


    Port and logistics operators will be able to further their sustainable fuel goals with newly developed hydrogen-propelled vehicles.

  • Distro

    Energy platform cuts costs


    Blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and high-frequency commodity trading have been combined in a single platform for the first time with the testing of a new cost-cutting energy platform.

  • Rampion offshore wind farm

    Major offshore wind role for UK ports


    Ports will play a key part in new government plans to make the UK the world leader in clean wind energy as it works towards achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

  • hydrogen exchange

    Hydrogen market viability study


    Gasunie and four Dutch port authorities are planning a study into the practical design of an exchange on which hydrogen can be traded freely to boost its usage and support sustainable energy use.

  • Port of Bilbao

    Port of Bilbao supports hydrogen project


    The Port Authority of Bilbao has given the go ahead for a project that will contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and the development of the hydrogen economy in and around the Spanish port.

  • The Port of Switzerland is undergoing a digital transformation Photo: Patrik Wald/Port of Switzerland

    Swiss port embarks on digital strategy


    A German logistic consultant is developing a digitalisation strategy to help the Port of Switzerland get more efficient with interconnecting goods and information handling.

  • battery installation

    Batteries offer energy storage solution


    An EU-financed project will investigate how used batteries from the transport sector can be reused for energy storage in ports.

  • ABB has won a contract to supply two new super ferries with a hybrid propulsion solution Photo: ABB

    Sustainable super-ferry contract


    ABB has won a contract to supply two new super ferries with hybrid propulsion cutting fuel consumption by one tonne per return trip across the English Channel.

  • electric ferry

    Electric ferries bound for Amsterdam


    Five new all electric ferries are bound for Amsterdam which will secure significant emissions savings in the North Sea Canal.

  • The transfer of containers by inland waterway ship requires a tremendous amount of coordination, as several terminals will often be served during each call at port Photo: HVCC

    Optimising inland shipping at Hamburg


    Hamburg is realising the potential for highly efficient inland waterway traffic, explains Gerald Hirt, managing director, HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center

  • Ørsted's new O&M centre in the Port of Taichung will be a LEED-certified green building Photo: Ørsted

    A Taiwan centre for renewables excellence


    In this Q&A, GreenPort talks to Christy Wang, general manager of Ørsted in Taiwan about its new Port of Taichung windfarm O&M base

  • Port of Yokohama

    Zero-emission hydrogen vessel project


    A demonstration project for the commercialisation of high-power hydrogen fuel cell (FC) vessels to enable zero-emission operations will be carried out by a group of Japanese companies.