The Port Authority of Valencia Is planning a major investment to expand its port facilities to better accommodate LNG at its three harbours in Valencia, Sagunto and Gandia.
GreenPort Cruise and Conference and GreenPort Congress are inviting papers entitled ‘Creating partnerships for sustainable development’.
There was an 83% increase on ships at the Port of Gothenburg which received environmental discounts on port charges last year.
A study on the impact of mega-ships on Gothenburg by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) says that an integrated ports policy is needed in Sweden to ensure Gothenburg stays competitive.
Last year was a busy one for Bremenports with one of its core tasks being to identify solutions which lead to sustainable operations, including the use of LNG.
Sandahlsbolagen Sweden AB has signed a five-year agreement with Gothenburg Port Authority to operate the new intermodal terminal at the port due to commence operations in December 2017.
Samskip and the Rail Cargo Group are set to launch a rail connection between Curtici, Romania and major logistics centres in Sweden.
The Port of Rotterdam is one of the partners involved in a major new €2.2 million logistics project focusing on blockchain technology to improve the efficiency of the transport sector.
Recent closures of a number of coal-fired power stations are causing uncertain futures for some of the UK’s bulk terminals.
Bremenports GmbH & Co. has been awarded the 2016 ESPO Award for its strategies in safeguarding and upgrading the nature and ecosystem in the port area.
The Freeport of Riga Authority (FRA) is aiming to develop more sustainable preconditions for surrounding urban space.
The Port of Barcelona has presented its Air Quality Improvement Plan which aims to help effectively reduce emissions from port activities.
Bremenports GmbH & Co. KG has been raising awareness of environmental aspects and social needs to ensure a valuable green port infrastructure.
The seventh Motorship Gas Fuelled Ships Conference will focus on the innovation and investment driving the uptake of LNG and other low-flashpoint fuels in the commercial shipping sector.
The second day of the GreenPort Congress served to highlight that there is a still a major gap between green policy and practice which needs to be addressed.
ESPO believes that the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee’s (MEPC) next gathering will be an important milestone.
Watch footage live from Greenport Congress in Venice, including the thoughts of president of Venice Port Authority, the secretary general of ESPO and the ministry of Environment, Land and Sea.
One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to green business strategy, that was the overarching theme of the first day of this year’s GreenPort Congress hosted by the Venice Port Authority.
This spring, the European Commission Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, DG MARE, launched a photo competition where European citizens were invited to share photos of their favourite ports on social media.
DP World London Gateway has completed its creation of a new important intertidal habitat which will provide feeding ground for wading birds and fish.
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