Sector News - Europe – Page 18

  • Forth Ports rail service
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    Rail service cuts emissions

    2019-08-07T11:06:00Z

    A trial rail route between two UK ports is to be made permanent to reduce cargo emissions.

  • 'Traviata'
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    UK port welcomes more green vessels

    2019-07-29T15:17:00Z

    ABP''s Port of Southampton is welcoming more environmentally friendly vessels including the new high efficiency ro-ro vessel from Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s HERO class.

  • Chasewell hybrid vessel
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    Preparing for the hybrid boom

    2019-07-25T13:14:00Z

    UK ports must seize the vessel hybridisation opportunities presented by the UK Clean Air Strategy 2019, says Andy Page, Naval Architect and Managing Director at Chartwell Marine

  • Port of Milford Haven
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    Welsh port climbs sustainability ladder

    2019-07-18T15:00:00Z

    The Port of Milford Haven has switched its energy provider to enable 100% of its electricity usage to come from renewable sources.

  • shoreside power
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    First ships connect to Stockholm shore power

    2019-06-27T11:45:00Z

    Two Tallink Grupp ships have become the first vessels to be supplied with electricity by the new shore power facility at the Port of Stockholm to reduce the air pollution they generate.

  • Solent Rail Terminal
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    Rail extension takes trucks off the road

    2019-06-25T12:53:00Z

    A project to lengthen the tracks at the Port of Southampton’s Solent Rail Terminal has been completed and aims to reduce lorry movements in the city by 180,000 each year.

  • swarm on Cardiff Bay Barrage
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    ABP rescues bees in Cardiff

    2019-06-10T12:46:00Z

    ABP South Wales has rescued a swarm of bees and rehomed them in the Port of Cardiff’s apiary as part of its commitment to biodiversity.

  • hybrid pilot boat
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    UK’s first hybrid pilot boat for PLA

    2019-06-05T14:35:00Z

    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.

  • 'Gagarin Prospect'
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    Cooperation on climate action

    2019-06-04T11:05:00Z

    Port authorities are waking up to the need to collaborate on sustainability. Chloé Farand reports on a new programme with big ambitions

  • Shoreham Port
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    UK port launches triple eco initiative

    2019-05-31T12:01:00Z

    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.

  • Port of Ceuta
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    Spanish ports meet Ecoports’ PERS standard

    2019-05-29T10:52:00Z

    Spain’s Port of Ceuta has achieved EcoPorts’ environmental management standard, PERS, for the first time as it aims to improve its environmental transparency.

  • Trains at Felixstowe
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    UK port expands rail service

    2019-05-22T11:47:00Z

    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.

  • 'Heerema Aegir'
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    Tyne poised for offshore wind

    2019-05-20T12:41:00Z

    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.

  • shoreside power
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    Kiel provides emission-free power to ships

    2019-05-10T10:40:00Z

    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.

  • Port of Blyth
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    Ports part of eco solution

    2019-05-02T15:08:00Z

    Ports are part of the solution to economic and environmental challenges, the new chairperson of the British Ports Association (BPA) has said.

  • Port of Huelva
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    Port of Huelva renews EcoPorts standard

    2019-04-24T13:14:00Z

    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
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    Shoreham recertified as an EcoPort

    2019-04-18T12:18:00Z

    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.

  • port site
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    New port targets a sustainable Arctic

    2019-04-12T15:22:00Z

    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.

  • ocean
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    Blue economy is focus for Baltic ports

    2019-04-05T12:13:00Z

    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.

  • OnTrack
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    Rail freight app improves efficiency

    2019-04-01T11:25:00Z

    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.