Sector News - Europe – Page 23

  • Fredrikstad Cruise Port is investing in the future

    New green cruise terminal


    Fredrikstad Cruise Port has officially opened its new sustainable 340m dock meaning it is now able to handle larger cruise ships.

  • The port has a network of e-noses in the port area in order to combat odour nuisance

    When the only constant is change


    The world is changing rapidly. Developments are coming one upon the other, more rapidly than ever before. This makes the future unpredictable, but also rich in opportunities, writes Carla Jong, environmental issues project manager and Nataly Katan, new business project manager, Port of Amsterdam.

  • Port of Amsterdam is developing a clean shipping policy

    Amsterdam aims for better air quality


    The Port of Amsterdam is closely monitoring the new biofuel initiative as it aims to achieve the best possible air quality at the port.

  • From 2018 operators will be required to report carbon emissions data on voyages to, from and between EU ports

    Reporting carbon emissions


    Five shipping companies have enlisted the support of emissions verification company, Verifavia, in ensuring they comply with new carbon emission regulations.

  • Port of Dublin wins ESPO Award 2015

    ESPO award for Dublin


    The Port of Dublin has been awarded this year’s ESPO Award in recognition of its strategies to make schools and universities aware of the local port’s activities.

  • Congress 2015

    GreenPort Congress papers available


    Over 45 papers and presentations from the two day technical GreenPort Congress and Cruise conference 2015 are now available online to download now, along with bonus material from the working groups.

  • Congress 2015 Welcome Reception

    Shore power survey


    The City of Copenhagen, City & Port Development and Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) have drawn up joint analysis of the need and options for establishing shore power for cruise ships in Nordhavn.

  • Becoming a climate neutral company is one component in the Gothenburg's long-term environmental strategy

    Gothenburg becomes climate neutral


    The Gothenburg Port Authority says that for the first time this year it will become a climate neutral company. It has reduced emissions to a minimum by investing in solar panels, biogas, district heating and other initiatives.

  • News

    Barcelona to organise SECA seminar


    The Port of Barcelona is organising a seminar to take place this month that will look at the impact of future Sulphur Emission Control Area (SECA) regulations on southern European ports.

  • Mr Merk is part of the OECD's think-tank on shipping, the International Transport Forum

    Port, city and logistics efficiency


    After a successful first day, the second day of the GreenPort Congress kicked off with a focus on port-city relationships moderated by Professor Daniel Moon of the World Maritime University.

  • As usual, the panel debates at the Congress proved a hotbed for lively discussion

    Taking the environment into account


    For the first time this year GreenPort Live provided instant coverage of the first day of the GreenPort Congress 2015 enabling all those in the industry to share knowledge about putting green practice into place.

  • Follow all the action from this year’s GreenPort Congress in our live blog

    LIVE BLOG: GreenPort Congress


    The second day of the live blog kicks off from the GreenPort Congress exhibition in Copenhagen on 7 October so be sure you don''t miss out on the action.

  • Follow all the action from this year’s GreenPort Congress in our live blog

    LIVE BLOG: GreenPort Cruise


    The first day of the live blog kicks off from the GreenPort Cruise exhibition taking place in Copenhagen on 6 October 2015 so make sure you don''t miss any of the action.

  • News

    Preparing for the ‘Port of the Future’


    A new section, ‘Port of the Future’, has been added to the European Commission’s final draft Horizon 2020 Transport Work Programme 2016/2017 meaning that future calls will have a specific sub-session dedicated to ports.

  • CMP says it's "ready for the future"

    Copenhagen Malmö named ‘Port of the Month’


    The Port of Copenhagen Malmö (CMP) has been named ‘Port of the Month’ this September by the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) for its unique cross-border alliance and ‘green’ plans for the future.

  • Congress 2014

    Countdown to the 10th GreenPort Congress


    Environmental professionals from maritime ports and terminals will meet in Copenhagen next week to discuss the latest practical solutions to environmental and sustainability issues at the 2015 Greenport Congress.

  • News

    GreenPort LIVE


    Welcome to the live blog from GreenPort Congress & Cruise 2015, offering up-to-the-minute coverage from this year''s event, held on 6-9 October in Copenhagen.

  • Follow all the action from this year’s GreenPort Congress in our live blog

    Live Blog: GreenPort Congress and Cruise 2015


    Don’t miss the live blog from the GreenPort Congress and Cruise exhibition which will take place in Copenhagen from 6 to 9 October 2015.

  • Stena Line was the first shipping company in the world to put a methanol ship into operation Photo: Stena Line

    Sustainable shipping at Kiel


    This year’s Port of Kiel prize for sustainability has gone to Niclas Mårtensson, the chief operating officer (COO) of the Stena Line Group.

  • The Eco-Materials Centre is the first of its kind in the Mediterranean

    Eco-Materials Centre open for business


    Envisan, the environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, has inaugurated its Eco-Materials Production Centre – the first of its kind in the Mediterranean.