Sector News - Europe – Page 28

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.