Sector News - Europe – Page 19

  • Wave International technology

    Grey water system meets EU law


    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.

  • Ecological receptor site

    Ecological monitoring for Thames project


    Thomson Environmental Consultants has been contracted by London Gateway Logistics Park Development Ltd (DP World London Gateway) to undertake ecological monitoring surveys.

  • Port of Southampton

    Tackling Air Quality Strategy planning


    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.

  • Shoreham Port

    First UK port climate change role


    Shoreham Port has appointed its first director of infrastructure & climate change, the first role of its kind for a UK port.

  • Port of Valencia

    Valencia’s hydrogen energy project progresses


    A project to implement fuel cells and hydrogen technologies in ports, and that aims to make the Port of Valencia the first port in Europe to incorporate hydrogen energy, has had its first internal technical meeting.

  • rail terminal

    Electric cranes boost eco German terminal


    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has added two extra tracks and two new zero-emission electric rail gantry cranes to its rail terminal at the Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) at the Port of Hamburg..

  • CO2 reduction incentive scheme

    €5m CO2 reduction incentive scheme launched


    A €5m incentive scheme to promote projects and demonstrations that utilise low-carbon or zero-carbon fuels delivered in Rotterdam’s port area has been launched by the Port of Rotterdam Authority.

  • 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.