Sector News - Europe – Page 25

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • StormwaterItalia provides emergency management systems for ports including the Port of Venice

    Helping ports weather the storm


    Italy-based StormwaterItalia is gearing up for this year’s GreenPort Congress where it will discuss the growing problem of pollution from stormwater and the treatment and management of water quality and spillage.

  • The new Venice Masterplan's goals will focus on developing a sustainable, competitive port

    Venice issues tender to build “port of tomorrow”


    Venice Port Authority has released the tender notice to draft its new masterplan, which will set the basis for the developing a sustainable "port of tomorrow" through mid and long term (2030-2050) strategic objectives.

  • This year’s GreenPort Congress will take place at Copenhagen Malmo Port

    Greening the role of ports in the logistics chain


    The programme for this year’s GreenPort Congress hosted by Copenhagen Malmo Port from 7 to 9 October, will centre on greening the role of ports in the logistics chain.

  • A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of development options for the port have been carried out

    ‘Green’ light for Poole development


    The UK’s Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) is making progress on the Port of Poole Master Plan to modernise the commercial port infrastructure following environmental assessments.

  • HAROPA's Le Havre is well known for its environmental stewardship Photo: Wiki/Philippe Amlès

    Best green seaport accolade


    France’s HAROPA Ports has won a best green seaport award voted for by 18,000 Asian shipping and logistics professionals which it says demonstrates the environmental commitment of the ports of the river Seine corridor.

  • The Port of Vigo has been able to lower its carbon footprint by 24% in the last two years

    Vigo receives EcoPorts certification


    Spain’s Port of Vigo has received ESPO’s EcoPorts certification for the second time running in recognition of its role as a forerunner in environmental management systems.

  • Biomass boost: The Port of Liverpool will handle up to 3 million tonnes of wood pellets per year

    New biomass facility will boost handling


    A new £100m biomass terminal planned for the Port of Liverpool will see it handle up to three million tonnes of wood pellets a year as part of the decarbonisation of the nearby Drax power station, boosting handling at the port.