Sector News - Europe – Page 21

  • Dover has worked hard to reduce its carbon emissions Photo: Port of Dover

    Carbon award for Dover


    The UK''s Dover Harbour Board has achieved the Carbon Trust Standard award for the fourth time after accomplishing an impressive 17.2% reduction in the Port of Dover carbon footprint.

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    Dredging focus at Hamburg


    Hamburg Port Authority HPA has taken delivery of a new €7.5 million floating dredger in a bid to tackle silt build-up.

  • The 8th ESPO Award will be officially handed out on 9 November 2016 in Brussels

    ESPO award shortlist


    The shortlist for the 8th ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports has been announced, this year’s theme is ‘nature in ports''.

  • GreenPort Congress takes place from 11 to 14 October 2016

    Tackling global climate change


    The eleventh GreenPort Cruise and Congress is being hosted by Venice Port Authority in October, and this year the main focus will be helping ports to tackle the issue of global climate change, writes Anne-Marie Causer.

  • The current 2.3 MW Wind Turbine at the Port of Newport

    Leaders in UK renewable energy


    Cutting carbon emissions and generating renewable energy are at the forefront of Associated British Ports’ (ABP) recent engineering projects, writes Alice Mason, GreenPort news reporter.

  • The Port of Garston is benefitting from further investment with the completion of a new bulk storage warehouse

    Investing in bulk handling


    Associated British Ports (ABP) is in the midst of a £1bn investment programme across all of its 21 ports, writes Ann-Maree Andritsakis, communications Coordinator, ABP.

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    Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards winners announced


    The winners of the third annual Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards were announced on 23 June at a ceremony hosted at Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

  • Environmental experts have warned MPs and peers of the dangers posed by marine litter

    PLA backs Cleaner Thames campaign


    The Port of London Authority (PLA) is backing a campaign to rid the Thames of marine litter as environmental experts warn MPs and peers of increasing danger to marine life.

  • Drax trains at Liverpool biomass terminal

    Shifting freight sustainably


    The Port of Liverpool has its focus firmly on sustainable freight transfer. To date its completed 400 rail transfers to Drax power station in North Yorkshire.

  • Fleet managers' brand loyalty means trucks are big polluters

    ‘Stagnant’ truck fuel economy threatens green targets


    Just 3% of fleet managers in Europe’s two biggest truck markets, France and Germany, have ever changed brands to get better fuel efficiency – and in Europe’s ‘big five’ markets only 13% have ever done so, according to a GiPA survey of small and medium enterprises.

  • Port and terminals were urged to embrace big data at this year's ESPO conference

    Big data is the buzzphrase


    Big data and joined-up thinking – those were the buzzphrases at the 2016 ESPO conference, hosted by the Port of Dublin, in Ireland.

  • Iceland hopes to build a new sustainable port at Finna Fjord on the Arctic Ocean

    Renewable energy at forefront of new Iceland port


    The Icelandic government is forging ahead with its plans to build a new, wholly sustainable, port on the Arctic Ocean and is seeking support from German port management company, bremenports, for the project.

  • The Port of Rotterdam - now better connected to France thanks to regular rail and inland shipping links

    France and the Netherlands connect


    The Port of Rotterdam is better connected to northern France thanks to a new inland shipping schedule and rail link.

  • Gothenburg Port Authority has released its 2015 sustainability report

    Gothenburg sustainability report


    Gothenburg Port Authority has released its 2015 sustainability report, emphasising the port’s success in becoming climate-neutral whilst highlighting challenges that remain for 2016 and beyond.

  • Hamburg Süd's sustainability report shows the company is on line to meet emissions reduction targets

    Hamburg Süd report shows lower emissions


    Hamburg Süd has become the world’s first container shipping line to publish its sustainability report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Standard Disclosures (Core), showing that a self-imposed emissions reduction plan is on target.

  • One of Telestack's Titan range - a series of fixed bulk reception feeders

    Telestack’s new range on show at Hillhead


    Mobile bulk material handling solutions company, Telestack, will be exhibiting its new range of equipment at quarrying, construction and recycling show, Hillhead 2016, in Derbyshire.

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    Tackling air pollution


    The UK roads minister has visited Liverpool to assess proposals to increase transport links to the expanded Liverpool2 terminal opening this summer.

  • The Port of Cherbourg is investing €100m to boost its green energy capabilities

    France states ocean energy objectives


    Over the next seven years, the French government intends to push 100MW of installed tidal, wave and floating wind capacity and to have awarded tenders for a further 200MW to 2,000MW.

  • Stakeholders and EU policy makers gather in Dublin on 2 and 3 June

    ESPO Conference 2016 preview


    This year’s ESPO Conference will see the European port industry, stakeholders and EU policy makers gather in Dublin on 2 and 3 June.

  • Hamburg has been called the strongest port for the southern German hinterland largely due to its strong rail network Photo: HHM / Sabine Zilski

    Hamburg rail network sets benchmark


    The Port of Hamburg is helping to set the benchmark for European rail networks, largely due to its reputation as a pioneer for environmentally-friendly, reliable transport into the hinterland.