Sector News - Europe – Page 24

  • Samskip and Rail Cargo Group combine multimodal networks

    New rail connection between Romania and Sweden


    Samskip and the Rail Cargo Group are set to launch a rail connection between Curtici, Romania and major logistics centres in Sweden.

  • Logistics is a priority for the Port of Rotterdam

    Partners in the logistics chain


    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.

  • News

    Bulk terminals hit by power plant closures


    Recent closures of a number of coal-fired power stations are causing uncertain futures for some of the UK’s bulk terminals.

  • Bremenports was awarded the ESPO Award 2016 at a ceremony in Brussels

    Bremenports wins ESPO award


    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.

  • Freeport of Riga Authority nominated for ESPO award

    Sustainable development at Riga


    The Freeport of Riga Authority (FRA) is aiming to develop more sustainable preconditions for surrounding urban space.

  • Barcelona’s main lines of action include using LNG as an alternative fuel

    Barcelona air quality improvement plan


    The Port of Barcelona has presented its Air Quality Improvement Plan which aims to help effectively reduce emissions from port activities.

  • The Luneplate project consists of four different main areas

    A commitment to biodiversity


    Bremenports GmbH & Co. KG has been raising awareness of environmental aspects and social needs to ensure a valuable green port infrastructure.

  • GFS 2016 will focus on LNG and other low-flashpoint fuels in the commercial shipping sector

    Low-flashpoint fuels focus at GFS 2016


    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.

  • Inna Braverman: "Wave power is not as dependent on the weather as wind or solar power, tidal power is continuous and therefore more reliable"

    GreenPort Congress: The gap between policy and practice


    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.

  • The next MEPC gathering will take place from 24-28 October

    ESPO: Time for IMO to deliver


    ESPO believes that the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee’s (MEPC) next gathering will be an important milestone.

  • Congress Dinner 2016

    Congress videos


    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.

  • Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO, said that climate change should be at the forefront of the agenda of ports

    GreenPort Congress: Green strategy matters


    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.

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    Port of Venice for #myportforTurku


    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.

  • Salt Fleet Flats Reserve, DP World London Gateway Port Photo: Tim Mitchell

    London Gateway creates new wildlife habitat


    DP World London Gateway has completed its creation of a new important intertidal habitat which will provide feeding ground for wading birds and fish.

  • Valencia’s emissions down 17.31% in six years

    Valencia reduces its carbon footprint


    The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has reduced its carbon footprint at the Port of Valencia by over 17% since 2008.

  • Construction of new quays at Port of Ghent underway

    Sustainable development at Ghent


    Ghent Port Company has started construction on a new 220m long quay wall at the Port of Qhent which will accommodate more sustainable seagoing ships and inland vessels.

  • News

    Cavotec powers ship of the year


    A carbon fibre passenger ferry, powered by Cavotec, was named Ship of the Year at SMM.

  • HPA and DNV GL sign letter of intent at SMM in Hamburg

    DNV and HPA sign letter of intent


    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) and DNV GL have signed a letter of intent for the implementation of green technologies on Hamburg’s fleet of vessels.

  • Greenport Cruise and Congress will take place in Venice from 11 to 14 October 2016

    Don’t miss GreenPort Cruise and Congress 2016


    With just over a month to go, it’s time to book your place at this year’s GreenPort Cruise and Congress taking place from 11 to 14 October, if you haven’t done so already.

  • News

    IWSA at SMM


    The International Windship Association (IWSA) will host its annual Wind Propulsion Innovation Forum at SMM in Hamburg this year.