Sector News - Europe – Page 24

  • 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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    Dredging acquisition


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

  • News

    ECSA call for action


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

  • 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.