Sector News - Europe – Page 22

  • Don't miss GreenPort Cruise and Congress 2016

    GreenPort Congress 2016


    ESPO, FEPORT and Danish Maritime are some of the associations confirmed as supporters of the 11th GreenPort Congress being held in Venice from 12 to 14 October 2016.

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

    ABP investment in Newport wind turbines


    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a £3m investment in a second 2.3MW wind turbine at the Port of Newport.

  • A workshop focussing on green energy will be part of the Next Generation Marine Power & Propulsion Conference in Southampton

    Getting better with green marine energy


    The Next Generation Marine Power & Propulsion Conference being held in Southampton at the end of April will focus on green energy solutions for vessels of all sizes.

  • The EMSA will expand its THETIS reporting tool to help member state ports meet their obligations under EU legislation. Photo: The Port of Felixstowe

    EMSA expands THETIS to curb substandard shipping


    Each year, over 18,000 ship inspections feed into the EU’s database for inspections, reporting, monitoring and verification, THETIS, writes Markku Mylly, executive director of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA).

  • Managing air quality is a top priority for the Port of Oslo

    Managing air quality at Port of Oslo


    For the first time in 2014, the Port of Oslo carried out a comprehensive emission inventory for air pollution applying international methods based on bottom-up approach including all air emission activities connected to oceangoing vessels (OGV), harbour vessels (HV) and shore, writes Heidi Neilson, head of environment, Port of Oslo, ...

  • ESPO reveals new Top 10 Environmental Priorities of Ports

    ESPO priorities for ports


    ESPO has released results from its recent environmental review 2016, with the aim to update the top ten environmental priorities of European ports.

  • Mr. Charles Collinson, Director of European Programmes for Gibraltar's EU Programmes and Ms. Inna Braverman, Co-Founder of Eco Wave Power

    Good start to 2016 for Eco Wave Power


    Israeli wave energy company, Eco Wave Power (EWP), has started 2016 on a positive note with the completion of construction at its first commercial scale power plant in Gibraltar.

  • Submit your project for the ESPO award 2016

    Submit your project for the ESPO award 2016


    Submissions are now being taken for the 8th European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) Award on Societal Integration of Ports.

  • Members of the European Parliament discuss Motorways of the Sea

    First MoS Environment Forum to be held in March


    Brian Simpson MEP, the coordinator of Motorways of the Sea (MoS), a European Union transport policy concept stressing the importance of sea travel in the union, has urged members of the European Parliament to engage and contribute to the development of MoS.

  • The Port of Ravenna has recently acquired a Liebherr LRS 545 reachstacker

    Port of Ravenna deploys new Liebherr reachstacker


    The Italian Port of Ravenna, has put to use its LRS 545, the first in a new range of reachstackers manufactured by German cargo handling specialist, Liebherr Maritime Cranes.

  • Environmentally friendly shotblasting in the new purpose-built bay on the Solent

    Shotblasting on Solent reduces environmental footprint


    Solent-based Lymington Yacht Haven and boat-fitters, Jeremy Rogers Ltd, have joined forces to create a new environmentally friendly blasting process.

  • A workshop focussing on green energy will be part of the Next Generation Marine Power & Propulsion Conference in Southampton

    Green workshop at Next Generation Conference


    A one day workshop focussing on ‘new marine energy’ will be on offer at the Next Generation Marine Power & Propulsion Conference in Southampton.

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    SevenCs joins MariGreen project


    The MariGreen project has welcomed on board German maritime software designer, SevenCs GmbH, to help realise its aim of a more sustainable, efficient and greener shipping industry.

  • The WEC Vermeer - WEC Lines will begin weekly calls at the Port of Liverpool

    Changing the shape of UK logistics


    Dutch company WEC Lines is to begin weekly calls at the Port of Liverpool in a move which aims to cut freight mileage by 200m miles in the next five years.

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    DeltaPort gets PERS certified


    EPSO has announced that DeltaPort GmbH, Germany, has achieved the Port Environmental Review System (PERS) certification.

  • Marseille Fos reports record growth and gears up for further success in 2016 Photo: collection Port de Marseille Fos

    Gearing up at Marseille Fos


    Last year saw record container volumes headlining all-round freight growth at Marseille Fos, with total cargo rising 4.1% on the previous year to 81.7m tonnes. Similar growth was seen in the cruise sector with passenger numbers topping 2.5m for the first time.

  • Vessels with a score of 20 points or higher are eligible for a discount from the Port of Amsterdam

    Port of Amsterdam rewards clean ships


    The Port of Amsterdam has announced that it intends to double the bonuses awarded to ships listed on the Environmental Ship Index (ESI).

  • Värtahamnen will be redeveloped into a more efficient and safe space

    Green development in Stockholm


    The Ports of Stockholm is redeveloping Värtahamnen as part of the urban development of Norra Djurgårdsstaden.

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    Dredging acquisition


    Royal Boskalis Westminster is to acquire the dredging activities and assets of Germany’s STRABAG Wasserbau, formerly Möbius Wasserbau.

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    ECSA call for action


    European shipowners have called for action to address greenhouse gas emissions from ships engaged in international trade.