Projects & Initiatives – Page 10

  • Port of Baku
    News

    Baku gets proactive with waste management

    2020-02-19T15:09:00Z

    Azerbaijan’s Port of Baku has signed a waste transfer agreement with a government environmental services agency to better manage its environmental protection goals.

  • Hamburg has been testing a one-of-a-kind digital solution for handling optimisation Photo: HHLA
    News

    Data exchange promises better port efficiency

    2020-02-19T13:03:00Z

    Reliable ship arrivals, more efficient ship handling and reduced emissions are the aims of a new digitalisation project in Germany.

  • Port Call Optimization
    News

    GHG emissions initiative gains traction

    2020-02-14T10:09:00Z

    An initiative supporting an IMO resolution that calls on cooperation between ports and shipping on the reduction of GHG emissions from ships has been submitted as an information paper for the next meeting of the IMO Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 75) in March.

  • Port of Hamburg
    News

    Emission-free shipping initiative grows

    2020-02-07T15:00:00Z

    An emission-free shipping initiative has grown with the commitment of a German port authority.

  • Mini-P2R
    News

    Oil waste regeneration growth

    2020-02-06T11:24:00Z

    Ecoslops has said that construction has started on the first industrial unit of its compact micro-refining unit which regenerates oil wastes and residues into 2nd generation petroleum products.

  • Port Talbot is working hard on environmental stewardship Photo: Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
    News

    Backing business and tackling decarbonisation

    2020-01-29T11:10:00Z

    Port Talbot in Wales is demonstrating its ability to address climate change while nurturing its commercial interests in the steel industry.

  • Port of Ceuta
    News

    AIVP network grows

    2020-01-28T16:24:00Z

    The Worldwide Network of Port Cities (AIVP) has gained a new member following last year’s move by members to sign the 10 sustainable commitments that make up its Agenda 2030.

  • Tree-planting
    News

    Tree-planting project tackles deforestation

    2020-01-16T10:10:00Z

    A tree-planting initiative has been carried out by a port operator to help reduce the rate of global deforestation inside or near its ports and facilities.

  • AIVP is attending the 10th World Urban Forum to promote Port-City relationships Photo: World Urban Forum
    News

    AIVP debates sustainable port cities

    2020-01-10T10:42:00Z

    AIVP will debate sustainable port cities and their role in global strategies for sustainable development at a UN-organised event.

  • The Port of Antwerp is part of a consortium to develop CCUS infrastructure Photo: Port of Antwerp
    News

    Consortium aims to reduce CO2 emissions

    2019-12-18T14:51:00Z

    Eight players in the port sector have signed a collaboration agreement as a first move towards the possible development of carbon capture, utilisation & storage (CCUS) infrastructure.

  • By the limestone wall
    News

    Limestone to be repurposed for habitat

    2019-12-17T21:23:00Z

    A port in New Zealand will use limestone rock from a revetment wall to develop an artificial reef for marine life to use as a habitat.

  • ECCLIPSE
    News

    Project helps ports deal with climate change

    2019-12-05T16:11:00Z

    A project is helping help ports in southwestern Europe to minimise the effects of climate change on their infrastructures and operations.

  • The NnG wind farm has the go ahead following financial agreement Photo: EDF Renewables
    News

    Scottish offshore wind farm gets go ahead

    2019-11-29T12:24:00Z

    Construction of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm is now underway following confirmation from EDF Renewables that financial close for the project has been achieved.

  • A consortium of Belgian ports and companies is studying the transport and storage of hydrogen Photo: Port of Antwerp
    News

    Belgian study looks at transporting hydrogen

    2019-11-22T12:59:00Z

    A consortium of Belgian ports, marine engineering, energy and transport companies has signed a cooperation agreement aimed at promoting the use of hydrogen in the shipping industry.

  • eco project
    News

    Innovation platform fuels collaboration

    2019-11-20T15:23:00Z

    A new partnership will see the development of a worldwide sustainability-focused innovation platform, where ports can engage in pilots and partnerships with start-ups and scale-ups.

  • CMP
    News

    Ports sign sustainability MoU

    2019-11-19T08:53:00Z

    Two environmentally forward-thinking ports have signed a five-year MoU to collaborate on sustainability and environmental issues.

  • partnership
    News

    Collaboration to develop smart technologies

    2019-11-15T09:34:00Z

    Two marine industry stakeholders have agreed to collaborate in the development of smart technologies for the marine sector including electric or hybrid technologies.

  • extreme weather
    News

    Ports paying price of extreme weather

    2019-11-12T11:57:00Z

    A new survey has found that ports have seen an increase in the frequency and severity of extreme weather events and that these have had a serious impact on infrastructure, operations and cost.

  • Container operations at CMP
    News

    Nordic ports collaborate on SDG challenges

    2019-11-12T09:10:00Z

    Ten ports in the Nordic Region have agreed to collaborate on environmental challenges related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of a sector focus on sustainable port management.

  • Heerema's crane vessels
    News

    Dutch port supports clean air project

    2019-11-06T13:23:00Z

    A Dutch port authority is one of four organisations involved in a project to reduce operational emission and improve air quality.