Sector News - Europe – Page 30

  • Gibraltar is playing host the bunkering Forum. Photo: Olaf Tausch

    Gibraltar hosts bunkering Forum


    Gibraltar Port Authority is hosting the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) Regional Forum that brings the industry together for a bunkering overview.

  • 'MS Sjövägen' is the result of Ballerina's plan to deliver ‘silent, clean and cost-effective operations’

    New electric ferry unveiled in Sweden


    Swedish ferry operator, Ballerina, is adding its first electrically-powered ferry to its fleet to transport passengers between 10 stops on the waterways of Stockholm.

  • Greenport Congress 2014

    GreenPort Congress & Cruise 2015


    Delegates are invited to attend the tenth Greenport Congress and third Greenport Cruise conference, to be held at Copenhagen Malmö Port from 6 to 9 October 2015.

  • Going multimodal: Le Havre’s Port 2000

    Le Havre aims high for 2020


    HAROPA’s Port 2000 in Le Havre is gearing up to achieve a throughput of 4.8m teu by 2020, an increase of 50%, and it has a clear strategy in place to achieve its target.

  • So far, 43 States have ratified the IMO BWM Convention

    Ballast Water Convention conundrum continues


    As the ratification of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention nears ever closer, the maritime industry is still facing a major problem when it comes to globally accepted ballast water treatment technology, says the World Shipping Council.

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    Freight CO2 emissions set to soar


    CO2 emissions from freight transport will grow by 290% by 2050, replacing passenger traffic as the main source of emissions from surface transport, says the International Transport Forum (ITF).

  • Royal HaskoningDHV has delivered its master plan for the new Port of Venice container terminal

    Achieving optimal efficiency


    Venice’s new offshore terminal masterplan has been hailed an interesting initiative by the International Transport Forum which says it could be replicated across other ports with insufficient water depths.

  • CMP's new terminal will allow vessels to refuel with low-sulphur marine

    Malmö backs low-sulphur diesel use


    Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) will be able to receive ‘green’ vessels that can refuel with low-sulphur marine diesel thanks to a new terminal being built in Malmö.

  • The project prototypes prototypes will be tested at the Port of Valencia and the Port of Livorno

    Terminal efficiency project


    The inaugural meeting of the Smart, Energy Efficient and Adaptive Port Terminals (SEA TERMINALS) has taken place in Valencia with the aim of hastening the transition of the port industry towards more efficient operational models.

  • Amsterdam is demonstrating that for inland barges it pays to be greener

    It pays to be greener


    The Port of Amsterdam will begin to reward Green Award certified barges based on their level of membership which will determine the amount of discount on inland harbour dues in 2015.

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    ICS changes position on BWM Convention


    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has agreed to stop actively discouraging governments that have not already ratified the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWM Convention), in the hope that it will trigger its entry into force sooner.

  • HAROPA, the fifth largest port complex in Northern Europe, is a joint venture between the ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris Photo: Wiki/Philippe Amlès

    HAROPA port system praise


    The HAROPA port system has received praise from ESPO for the role it''s playing in making the Seine artery a logistics system that is both competitive and sustainable.

  • Mikael Florén, director of Siwertell Services (centre), accepted the award

    Another industry award for Siwertell


    Siwertell, part of Cargotec, has been awarded the International Bulk Journal (IBJ) ‘Best Ship Loading/Unloading System’ award for the fourth time.

  • The new Samskip service will see five train departures a week

    Samskip launches new EU connection


    Samskip Multimodal has launched its first direct international rail service between Rotterdam’s Rail Service Centre (RSC) facility and Italy’s Melzo hub, east of Milan.

  • Royal HaskoningDHV has delivered its master plan for the new Port of Venice container terminal

    Venice terminal masterplan


    Engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has delivered its master plan for the new Venice container terminal, which should deliver major efficiency and reduce equipment costs saving the port millions of euros.

  • The document was handed over by BSH representatives to the project managers of the ballast water system

    BallastMaster ultraV receives Type Approval


    Germany''s GEA Westfalia Separator Group has been awarded IMO Type Approval by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) for its BallastMaster ultraV 500.

  • Patrick Verhoeven, secretary general, ECSA: "there are concerns regarding data reliability and confidentiality"

    Industry speaks out over CO2 monitoring


    The European Community Shipowners Association (ECSA) has given a guarded welcome to the recent informal agreement by EU legislators on the Commission proposal for a regulation on the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions for maritime transport.

  • The adoption of the Polar Code marks a milestone in the IMO's work to protect vessels in the harsh polar regions

    IMO adopts Polar Code


    The IMO has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code) and related SOLAS, marking a major milestone in its work to protect ships and people aboard them in the harsh polar regions.

  • Patrick Verhoeven, secretary-general, ECSA, says shipowners "should not be disproportionately penalised". Photo: ECSA

    EU shipowners call for scrubber clarity


    European shipowners are calling on EU Member States to adopt a clear, long-term position on the issue of the discharges of washwater by open-loop scrubber technology, ahead of the EU Sulphur Directive.

  • The survey will monitor the economic impact of the 0.1% sulphur requirements for shipping in the European SECAs

    Sulphur survey launched by EU shipowners


    European shipowners have launched a survey to monitor the economic impact of the 0.1% sulphur requirements for shipping in the European Sulphur Emission Control Areas (SECAs), due to enter into force on 1 January 2015.