Associated British Ports (ABP) has won the prestigious ‘Environment’ category at the 2020 Heavy Lift Awards, recognising its investments in sustainability within the day-to-day running of operations and the long-term strategy of the organisation.
Ports are gearing up to take advantage of the UK’s plans for green growth and Great Yarmouth is no exception.
A Spanish port has successfully renewed its EcoPorts environmental management standard (PERS) certification.
A French port has established a local service for the treatment of scrubber residues to align with the IMO sulphur cap.
A project to relocate insect habitats is being undertaken as part of a new UK port development in a bid to reduce its ecological impact.
A new weekly rail shuttle service has commenced, providing Oslo and Norway with a rapid, dependable and climate-smart link to the largest port in Scandinavia.
The first shore power operation in Estonia has taken place following a €3.5m shore power investment to cut air pollution and reduce noise.
Green energy charging stations and battery-powered AGVs will help bring a German terminal closer to its sustainability goals.
Sweden’s environmentally friendly transport plans have been boosted with the launch of an inland shipping initiative to take high emissions trucks off the road.
One Danish port aims to better manage its emissions using electrification and digitalisation in a new technology partnership.
The Port of Rotterdam has renewed its EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS) keeping sustainability at the forefront of its agenda.
A Scandinavian recycling startup is opening its first waste tyre recycling plant at a UK port.
Damen has been awarded a contract by the Port of Antwerp to build two newbuild tugs with an emphasis on sustainability and efficiency.
Busan Port Authority is building a logistics warehouse at the Port of Rotterdam which should help make its freight forwarding operations more sustainable.
An Italian terminal owned by the Turkish Yilport Group is going all out to get operational efficiency with its digital customs system.
A French port has joined forces with a zero emissions coalition in order to help its customers improve their green energy credentials.
Two port operators in Germany will form a strategic partnership to promote environmentally friendly inland waterway shipping.
The EU has provided major funding to a Finnish port to enable eco-friendly and efficiency-focused investments including shore power.
A port in Spain is the first in the country to bring together the management of sediments from maintenance dredging with the creation of a habitat that favours the diversity of aquatic birds.
A French port has been recertified by Ecoports’ Port Environmental Review System (PERS) in recognition of its sustainability efforts.
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