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    Managing port stays

    2022-01-20T11:22:00Z

    Managing time spent in port can help operators reduce operational costs and emissions

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    Last chance for Congress

    2021-10-18T20:31:00Z

    Don’t miss out on the chance to sign up for GreenPort Cruise & Congress.

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    Ports back decarbonisation

    2021-09-23T11:43:00Z

    16 ports and operators are backing a Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation.

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    Green innovation funding

    2021-09-16T11:25:00Z

    At least fourteen ports and terminals will benefit from the UK’s Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC).

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    Green ports bid

    2021-07-27T11:35:00Z

    A major UK port operator is keen to get onboard the Scottish Government’s green ports initiative.

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    REDUCE – PRODUCE – PROCURE

    2021-07-21T20:19:00Z

    How do you make the switch from diesel to electric? Drawing on UK experience, technology company Siemens highlights a proven approach to electrification and decarbonisation*

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    COST, UNCERTAINTY, CHANGE…

    2021-07-20T20:14:00Z

    Decarbonisation is advancing in UK ports but there are funding, cost and other key issues to overcome. Felicity Landon reports.

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    Transport decarbonisation plan

    2021-07-15T16:58:00Z

    Accelerating maritime decarbonisation is key to a new UK transport decarbonisation plan.

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    Driving sustainable development

    2021-06-04T16:56:00Z

    A global bulk handling and wood processing solutions firm is driving sustainable development.

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    Hydrogen tractor port trial

    2021-05-17T12:19:00Z

    A European terminal is trialling a hydrogen powered tractor testing the potential of hydrogen as a greener port fuel.

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    ELECTRIFICATION: GOOD TO GO

    2021-04-25T13:09:00Z

    Progressively the door to port electrification projects is opening up. System supplier Siemens relays up-to-the-minute thinking, experience and plans.

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    Guide helps ports cut GHG emissions

    2021-03-31T15:53:00Z

    A guide focusing on eight practical measures which can support GHG emissions reduction at the ship-port interface has been released.

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    CONNECTED TECHNOLOGIES

    2021-03-10T09:00:00Z

    Lynsey Jeffers, Smart Infrastructure Sector Lead – Ports UK, Siemens, explains how an integrated approach to planning, installation and service can help ports exploit their full energy efficiency potential.

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    BATTERY POWER ON THE RISE

    2021-03-09T10:00:00Z

    The list of ports investing in electrical energy storage is rising dramatically. It is an evolving technology with expanding options, Stevie Knight investigates.

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    Ports key to hydrogen development

    2021-02-18T15:23:00Z

    The role that ports can play in the development of the hydrogen industry will be highlighted in the second edition of the World Hydrogen Summit.

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    GREEN DRIVER OR DIVERSION?

    2021-02-01T08:00:00Z

    Has the drive for sustainability been knocked off course by COVID-19? Or might the pandemic actually focus minds on the green road ahead? Felicity Landon reports.

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    ‘HYDROGENISATION’ DRIVES ON

    2021-01-04T14:40:00Z

    Johan-Paul Verschuure of advisory group Rebel explains what is in store for the port sector as hydrogen continues its upward trajectory across the ports and shipping industry

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    UK FREEPORTS: A SUSTAINABLE OPPORTUNITY

    2020-11-09T19:08:00Z

    COMMENT: The UK Government consultation on freeports’ was launched in February 2020 with an opening salvo to establish up to ten of them in the UK, writes Charles Haine.

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    Energy platform cuts costs

    2020-10-08T23:07:00Z

    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.

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    BIG PORT ENERGY TURNROUND

    2020-10-01T22:21:00Z

    Ports could become the power brokers in the provision of renewable energy in Europe, writes Stevie Knight.