Sector News - Europe – Page 15

  • shore power

    Kiel cash boost funds shore power


    The Port of Kiel is investing more than €30m in port expansion and environmental protection with projects including onshore power.

  • Port of Southampton

    Shoreside power proposal for Southampton


    Southampton City Council has proposed shoreside power and preferential charging of the HGV booking scheme at ABP''s Port of Southampton to help meet the EU limit value for nitrogen dioxide by 2020.

  • Port of Milford Haven

    Milford Haven oil spill contained


    An oil spill clean-up operation is underway but reportedly contained at the Port of Milford Haven following a spill of up to 10 cubic metres at the Valero Pembroke Refinery.

  • Port of Hull storage site

    ABP Hull wins wind contract


    Associated British Ports (ABP) has secured a 12-month contract with Siemens Gamesa for providing a storage site at the Port of Hull for 37 wind turbine blades destined for the Hornsea One Project offshore wind farm.

  • Port of Tallinn

    Tallinn rewards emission-reducing ships


    From January 2019, ships participating in the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) in working towards reducing air emissions may apply for up to 8% discount on tonnage fees in the harbours of the Port of Tallinn.

  • Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

    Offshore wind base construction begins


    Construction has begun on the GB£10m operations & maintenance (O&M) base for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm at Hutchison Ports Harwich International.

  • Port of Blyth

    Blyth completes flood wall


    A £600,000 flood wall to protect homes and businesses in Blyth from tidal flooding has been completed by the Environment Agency and Port of Blyth.

  • Lowestoft’s East of England energy hub

    Lowestoft site has offshore wind potential


    A 13-acre development site being cleared at the Port of Lowestoft’s Shell Quay could be used for infrastructure to support the offshore wind industry.

  • ESPO Award ceremony

    Rotterdam wins ESPO Award 2018


    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has been awarded the ESPO Award 2018 for its business and community engagement, the creation of a good workplace environment and investment in a diverse and inclusive environment.

  • The Oslo harbour authority is working with SpillTech on a supersized version of the Portbin Photo: SpillTech

    Oslo cleans up its harbour


    Oslo is working hard to clean up its waters and this includes drafting in a portable ROV which can detect potential rubbish hotspots.

  • Kiel wants to provide half of all ship calls with onshore power in future Photo: Port of Kiel

    Kiel offers emission-free berthing for ships


    The construction of the first onshore power supply plant for commercial vessels in the Port of Kiel has begun which will allow it to make a substantial contribution to reducing air pollution.

  • Rotterdam is partnering in a blockchain pilot project in order to improve its efficiency Photo: Port of Rotterdam

    Blockchain efficiency pilot for Rotterdam


    Rotterdam has partnered with ABN AMRO and Samsung SDS to kick-start a container logistics blockchain pilot which aims to achieve a paperless integration of physical, administrative and financial distribution chains.

  • Rotterdam is focusing on berthing efficiency measures Photo: Port of Rotterdam

    ‘Just-in-time’ sailing reduces CO2 footprint


    If sea-going vessels were better informed about the availability of berths and adapted their speed accordingly, substantial savings could be made in terms of fuel and CO2 emissions.

  • Portsmouth Harbour is to get a state-of-the-art shore-to-ship power solution Photo: BAE Systems

    Greener grid for UK harbour


    BAE Systems is installing ABB´s new shore-to-ship power solution to energise high power consumption vessels in a pioneering project at a UK harbour.

  • The Veovo Port & Airport Management system enables Jersey’s airport and marine harbour to better predict flights and sailings times Photo: Veovo

    Port management system improves operations


    Ports of Jersey has a new port management system which aims to optimise the efficiency of daily operations and improve the accuracy of customer communications.

  • The dredger will be the first new dual-fuel construction of its type in France Photo: Barillec Marine

    French port opts for hybrid LNG dredger


    Barillec Marine will supply LNG diesel-electric propulsion and the water injection dredging system for a new LNG hybrid dredger for the Port of Bordeaux.

  • HHLA and MAN are testing automated and autonomously driving trucks at Hamburg's CTA terminal Photo: HHLA / Thies Rätzke

    Hamburg tests autonomous trucks


    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) will be testing automated and autonomous trucks to help increase efficiency, decrease fuel consumption and enhance general traffic flow.

  • LOC’s research revealed that existing port infrastructure is largely insufficient Photo: LOC Group

    Offshore wind hampered by port capability


    Analysis of 96 European ports as part of Carbon Trust report reveals few are fully equipped to undertake quay-side operations necessary to support the floating offshore wind sector.

  • Marseille Fos already offers more than 200 container shuttle options per week throughout France Photo: Marseille Port Authority

    French ports in Swiss rail shuttle launch


    A new rail shuttle linking the leading French container ports Marseille Fos and Le Havre with Switzerland is being launched to extend and make the port hinterlands greener.

  • At least at five kilometres of shores have had to be replaced around the port Photo: Port of Rotterdam

    A stark reminder to switch to cleaner fuels


    Oil spills are a stark reminder of the devastating impacts some of our energy sources have on the environment. The oily, sticky slush which pollutes the water and soil and contaminates wildlife is a powerful image of the urgent need for low-carbon and clean sources of fuels, writes Chloe Farand