Sector News - Europe – Page 29

  • 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.

  • News

    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.

  • "Effective policies" are needed to make the most of short sea shipping. Photo: tdlucas5000

    EU short sea shipping plea


    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.

  • The official opening celebration was attended by The Netherlands’ Monarch King Willem-Alexander

    Maasvlakte II officially opens


    APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Rotterdam facility has officially opened promising to set new standards in safety, automation and zero emissions.

  • Greater efficiency: The new lift trucks have a lifting speed almost 30% higher than their predecessors, but they consume less fuel

    Terex introduces new ‘Stackace’ range


    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.

  • Liverpool2 looks set to be Europe’s first semi-automated CRMG container terminal

    Peel Ports calls on industry to ‘act green’


    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.

  • Impressive Malmö Port in Copenhagen

    GreenPort Congress 2015 Call for Papers


    The Call for Papers for the 10th GreenPort Congress, taking place from 7 to 9 October 2015 in Copenhagen, is now open.

  • For 2015, Van Oord will continue to focus on dredging activities and reducing its environmental footprint. Photo: Van Oord

    Green focus for Van Oord


    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.

  • Work on the foundations for the first turbines began at the end of 2014

    Antwerp wind power project


    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.