Sector News - Europe – Page 15

  • The City of Bergen has already asked the port to put into effect a limit on the number of calls and passengers a day Photo: Eivind Senneset and Bergen Tourist Board
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    Bergen targets sustainable cruise

    2020-05-05T11:01:00Z

    The Port of Bergen has established a strategy for reducing the environmental impact from cruiseships, writes Susan Parker

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    Major CO2 emissions reduction

    2020-05-01T01:28:00Z

    A German port management company has reduced C02 emissions by 70% over five years in line with its sustainability strategy.

  • Seabin at the Port of Dover
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    SeaBins clean up UK port

    2020-04-24T12:36:00Z

    Three SeaBins have been installed at a UK port to help keep surrounding waters clean and promote a healthy marine ecosystem.

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    Energy port to be built in the Netherlands

    2020-04-21T11:14:00Z

    A dredge sludge depot in the Netherlands will be developed into an energy port to play a crucial part in realising wind farms in the North Sea and help meet the needs of Europe''s energy transition.

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    Swedish port set for rail cargo

    2020-04-16T20:14:00Z

    A new Swedish port is now set to handle rail cargo to help meet the demand for sustainable transport.

  • Liebherr electric crane
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    First electric RTGs for UK port operator

    2020-04-09T22:52:00Z

    A UK port operator has made a key step towards sustainability by investing in its first three zero-emission, electric Rubber-Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes to help to cut air pollution at one of its sites.

  • Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg
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    Russian port increases green financing

    2020-03-18T11:55:00Z

    A Russian port has said it has increased financing of its environmental programme 1.7 times.

  • TOC Europe 2019
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    TOC Europe postponed

    2020-03-17T15:38:00Z

    TOC Europe has been postponed as coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread in Europe.

  • Port of Helsinki
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    Finnish port applies for green funding

    2020-03-16T15:34:00Z

    A Finnish port has made a funding application to the EU to help realise its ambition of 100% carbon-neutral operations by 2035.

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    Debris-collecting vessel cleans up UK port

    2020-03-12T19:34:00Z

    A UK port has taken delivery of a new debris-collecting vessel to remove waste material such as wood, metal and hard plastics from its waters.

  • Portsmouth International Port
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    UK port marks charity climate initiative

    2020-03-09T10:26:00Z

    A UK port will mark WWF’s Earth Hour with an ''All Electric Day'', dedicated to promoting ways to reduce carbon emissions.

  • Stockholm Norvik Port is creating new opportunities for efficient and sustainable transport Photo: Ports of Stockholm
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    Swedish ports get behind inland shipping

    2020-02-18T11:36:00Z

    Two Swedish ports have joined forces to set up a green inland shipping route between their respective operations.

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    Train service cuts carbon footprint of cargo

    2020-02-06T15:56:00Z

    CMA CGM has launched a new train service which will connect a European port with a logistics hub in line with its strategy to offer reliable, intermodal, end-to-end eco-friendly solutions.

  • Port of Rotterdam
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    Sustainable engineering movement grows

    2020-02-03T11:14:00Z

    The operator of Europe’s largest port is joining a group of over a hundred parties that use sustainability criteria in all phases of earthworks and civil engineering.

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    Polish ports monitor air pollution

    2020-01-29T20:26:00Z

    Port authorities in the neighbouring Polish port cities of Gdansk and Gdynia have been taking a range of measures in the fight against air pollution. This has included installing an effective air quality monitoring system to help aid policy makers in tackling the problem of air pollution in the area.

  • Port of Barcelona
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    CO2 emissions data dismissed

    2020-01-17T14:57:00Z

    A Spanish port has rubbished a claim that it creates millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions each year.

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    Ports and shipping key to decarbonisation

    2020-01-15T13:56:00Z

    The UK’s Shipping Minister has highlighted the importance of ports and shipping during a decarbonisation conference.

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    Tackling road emissions with rail

    2020-01-09T13:09:00Z

    A new daily rail service at a UK port will strengthen existing rail operations set up to make cargo transportation more efficient while reducing transit time and emissions.

  • Gaussin and the Port of Bronka sign the deal to supply driverless, electric vehicles Photo: Gaussin
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    Driverless vehicles help port go green

    2019-12-11T12:48:00Z

    A Russian port is enhancing its green credentials by adding fully electric, autonomous vehicles to its fleet.

  • Bunkering
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    VLSFO sales are growing

    2019-12-10T16:16:00Z

    The new low-sulphur bunker oil VLSFO (Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil with a maximum 0.5% sulphur) has become extremely popular in Europe’s largest bunker port.