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.
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.
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This year’s Port of Kiel prize for sustainability has gone to Niclas Mårtensson, the chief operating officer (COO) of the Stena Line Group.
Envisan, the environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, has inaugurated its Eco-Materials Production Centre – the first of its kind in the Mediterranean.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A number of European organisations are calling on the European Commission and Member States to ensure they exploit the full potential of short sea shipping as laid out in the Athens Declaration.
APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Rotterdam facility has officially opened promising to set new standards in safety, automation and zero emissions.
Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has unveiled four new-generation lift trucks, the Terex® Stackace™ E 5-8, E 6-8, E 6-9 and E 7-9, said to be more cost-effective, serviceable and ergonomic than their predecessors.
Peel Ports in the UK has unveiled its ambitious carbon emissions initiative and is calling on the industry to rethink supply chain and service routes to help reduce freight mileage by 200 million miles over the next five years.
The Call for Papers for the 10th GreenPort Congress, taking place from 7 to 9 October 2015 in Copenhagen, is now open.
Dredging giant Van Oord used 2014 to focus on reducing its environmental footprint and will be using 2015 to invest in improving the sustainability of its fleet.
Antwerp Port Authority has cemented its commitment to environmental stewardship by officially launching its project to build Belgium’s largest onshore windfarm on the bank of the Scheldt.
Gibraltar Port Authority is hosting the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) Regional Forum that brings the industry together for a bunkering overview.
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