Sector News - Europe – Page 25

  • 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.

  • News

    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.

  • The Port of Ayr saw its busiest day in 25 years on 18 August 2016. Photo: Eddie Allison, Advanced Aerial Media

    Ayr cashes in on renewables


    The British Port of Ayr has seen one of its busiest weeks since 1991 with 10 vessels calling at the port, four of which being for renewable energy projects.

  • Dover has worked hard to reduce its carbon emissions Photo: Port of Dover

    Carbon award for Dover


    The UK''s Dover Harbour Board has achieved the Carbon Trust Standard award for the fourth time after accomplishing an impressive 17.2% reduction in the Port of Dover carbon footprint.

  • News

    Dredging focus at Hamburg


    Hamburg Port Authority HPA has taken delivery of a new €7.5 million floating dredger in a bid to tackle silt build-up.

  • The 8th ESPO Award will be officially handed out on 9 November 2016 in Brussels

    ESPO award shortlist


    The shortlist for the 8th ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports has been announced, this year’s theme is ‘nature in ports''.

  • GreenPort Congress takes place from 11 to 14 October 2016

    Tackling global climate change


    The eleventh GreenPort Cruise and Congress is being hosted by Venice Port Authority in October, and this year the main focus will be helping ports to tackle the issue of global climate change, writes Anne-Marie Causer.

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

    Leaders in UK renewable energy


    Cutting carbon emissions and generating renewable energy are at the forefront of Associated British Ports’ (ABP) recent engineering projects, writes Alice Mason, GreenPort news reporter.

  • The Port of Garston is benefitting from further investment with the completion of a new bulk storage warehouse

    Investing in bulk handling


    Associated British Ports (ABP) is in the midst of a £1bn investment programme across all of its 21 ports, writes Ann-Maree Andritsakis, communications Coordinator, ABP.

  • News

    Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards winners announced


    The winners of the third annual Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards were announced on 23 June at a ceremony hosted at Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

  • Environmental experts have warned MPs and peers of the dangers posed by marine litter

    PLA backs Cleaner Thames campaign


    The Port of London Authority (PLA) is backing a campaign to rid the Thames of marine litter as environmental experts warn MPs and peers of increasing danger to marine life.

  • Drax trains at Liverpool biomass terminal

    Shifting freight sustainably


    The Port of Liverpool has its focus firmly on sustainable freight transfer. To date its completed 400 rail transfers to Drax power station in North Yorkshire.