Energy & Technology – Page 7

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

    2020-09-23T14:51:00Z

    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.

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    Electric ferries bound for Amsterdam

    2020-09-21T12:41:00Z

    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
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    Optimising inland shipping at Hamburg

    2020-09-16T12:32:00Z

    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
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    A Taiwan centre for renewables excellence

    2020-09-16T12:32:00Z

    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
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    Zero-emission hydrogen vessel project

    2020-09-08T12:27:00Z

    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.

  • green hydrogen plant
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    Hydrogen plant propels energy transition

    2020-09-07T00:18:00Z

    A green hydrogen plant with storage, refuelling and distribution facilities will be constructed at a port in Europe that is embracing the energy transition.

  • Port of Great Yarmouth
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    Offshore energy funding for UK port

    2020-09-04T13:38:00Z

    GB£6m of funding has been secured to deliver an offshore energy Operations and Maintenance (O&M) campus at a UK port.

  • The project will eliminate about 1,200 metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions annually from each crane Photo: Port of Oakland
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    Hybrid cranes deliver emissions savings

    2020-08-25T14:24:00Z

    An American terminal operator has cut diesel emissions from all 13 of its yard cranes by 95% after retrofitting them with hybrid electric engines.

  • The ‘Festøya’, the first of four Schottel-equipped ferries for Norled Photo: Schottel
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    Hybrid power for Norwegian ferries

    2020-08-24T12:00:00Z

    The first of four hybrid ferries for Norwegian ferry operator Norled has entered operation helping reduce the company''s carbon footprint.

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    Mega battery boosts smart energy project

    2020-08-18T17:15:00Z

    The delivery of a 20ft container sized battery to a UK port marks a key development in a new smart energy project that will drive down operational emissions.

  • Hydrogen Council members
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    First port member for Hydrogen coalition

    2020-07-30T16:07:00Z

    A global coalition of companies that support the use of hydrogen in the energy transition has gained its first port member.

  • offshore wind
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    Ports part of massive US offshore wind drive

    2020-07-22T15:38:00Z

    Ports are a key part of the largest combined clean energy solicitations ever issued in the US, which seek up to 4,000 megawatts of renewable capacity to combat climate change.

  • Hollandse Kust Zuid
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    Offshore wind development gains pace

    2020-07-19T17:22:00Z

    An Amsterdam port operator has been joined by a major Swedish energy company developing the largest wind farm off the Dutch coast.

  • solar-powered mooring dolphin
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    Solar panels power sustainable berths

    2020-07-15T18:18:00Z

    A newly-built berthing area at a German port is powered by nineteen solar panels.

  • I-Tech’s Selektope has an active agent that prevents barnacle attachment on submerged surfaces  Photo: I-Tech
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    Clean technology post-pandemic

    2020-07-15T10:01:00Z

    In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and at the beginnings of the road to recovery, three clean tech companies have united to debate environmental efficiency in the post-pandemic era, reports Anne-Marie Causer

  • San Diego’s Microgrid project is contributing to the green redevelopment of the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal (TAMT) Photo: Port of San Diego
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    Getting energy savvy with microgrids

    2020-07-13T10:01:00Z

    An American port is working on a novel microgrid project to help fuel some of the port''s power needs and cut energy costs in the process, writes Anne-Marie Causer

  • Air Liquide hydrogen facility
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    Hydrogen trucks to cut CO2 in Europe

    2020-07-07T15:54:00Z

    A new initiative aims to get 1,000 hydrogen-powered, zero-emission trucks on the roads connecting the Netherlands, Belgium, and West Germany by 2025.

  • CinfraCap project
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    Carbon Infrastructure Capture project begins

    2020-06-29T12:16:00Z

    A new project aims to create the first joint infrastructure for the sustainable and cost-effective transport of liquefied carbon dioxide extracted using Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology.

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    Major shore power commitment in Germany

    2020-06-24T15:48:00Z

    Major investment in shore power infrastructure at German port facilities will help diversify technology use and reduce operational emissions.

  • methanol tug
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    Methanol focus aids shipping's carbon battle

    2020-06-23T15:18:00Z

    A consortium of Europe’s maritime research and technology leaders have launched a project to demonstrate the feasibility of retrofit and newbuild vessels operating on methanol as a pathway to carbon-neutral shipping.