The UK''s first hybrid pilot boat is preparing to make its maiden voyage from its Norfolk workshop to the Port of London Authority (PLA) where it will help cut emissions.
Port authorities are waking up to the need to collaborate on sustainability. Chloé Farand reports on a new programme with big ambitions
Shoreham Port has launched three new eco-friendly initiatives including a proposal for a new biodiversity corridor along the port’s seafront, tree planting on the port’s perimeter and a trial installation of debris-collecting Seabins.
Spain’s Port of Ceuta has achieved EcoPorts’ environmental management standard, PERS, for the first time as it aims to improve its environmental transparency.
A new destination has been added to the range of intermodal rail connections available from the UK’s Port of Felixstowe to help reduce freight road traffic and air pollution.
Offshore wind could provide 30% of Britain”s electricity generation by 2030 and the UK’s Port of Tyne believes its location combined with recent investment means it is well placed to support this growing renewable energy sector.
The Port of Kiel’s first shoreside power supply plant for ships has opened at the Norwegenkai ferry terminal to enable Color Line’s cruise-ferries to switch off their engines and continue operations with emission-free electricity.
Ports are part of the solution to economic and environmental challenges, the new chairperson of the British Ports Association (BPA) has said.
Spain’s Port of Huelva has renewed EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS) to reinforce its commitment to protecting the environment after obtaining it for the first time in 2016.
Shoreham Port has been re-certified with Port Environmental Review System (PERS) certification to remain as one of only two PERS accredited ports in the UK, and one of twelve UK ports who hold EcoPort status.
The development of a new Icelandic port that could enable sustainable development of the Arctic and help to make emergent shipping routes safer is set to offer multiple natural benefits.
Topics essential to the concept of the Blue Economy have been discussed at a conference focused on development of a sustainable maritime economy in the Baltic region.
Port of Rotterdam Authority has launched an application offering real-time insight into rail freight flows to improve planning efficiency for operations and anticipate schedule deviations more effectively.
A GB£12m upgrade to ABP Port of Southampton’s Ocean Cruise Terminal will include 2,000 roof-mounted solar panels to boost its status as the UK’s first carbon neutral cruise terminal and increase its existing solar energy production.
Portsmouth International Port (PIP) is keen to become the first UK port to have zero-emission operations, as outlined in the UK government’s Maritime 2050 report.
The impact of the Norwegian port of Tromsø''s recent oil drilling license award is of concern to environmentalists. Chloé Farand investigates
The Port of Tyne has secured the future of a project which enables the removal of around 400t of debris from the River Tyne every year.
Marina operator MDL Marinas has installed Wave International’s Wavebrite grey water system in its new floating office in Ocean Village Marina, Southampton, to process overboard waste water and protect the marina environment from pollution.
Thomson Environmental Consultants has been contracted by London Gateway Logistics Park Development Ltd (DP World London Gateway) to undertake ecological monitoring surveys.
A recent webinar has offered advice and solutions for UK ports developing Air Quality Strategies ahead of the UK government''s December deadline for ports to produce individual strategies.
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