Sector News - Europe – Page 11

  • Adam Meller
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    Polish port’s plan is green at heart

    2019-10-24T14:44:00Z

    A port authority in Poland has unveiled the biggest infrastructure programme it has ever undertaken, with environmental considerations and green energy at its heart.

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    UK port operator embraces electric vehicles

    2019-10-11T15:04:00Z

    A UK port operator is moving closer to an all-electric fleet following its investment in new electric vehicles in line with its commitment to improve air quality.

  • The Port of Oostende Photo: wikimedia
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    Port takes on sole ownership of wind terminal

    2019-10-02T12:53:00Z

    A Belgium port has announced its largest investment in a decade, focusing on the offshore wind sector in a bid to boost its commitment to renewables.

  • Port of Sunderland is ready to capitalise on the development of the Dogger Bank windfarm Photo: Port of Sunderland
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    Sunderland ready for Dogger Bank windfarm

    2019-09-23T14:08:00Z

    Port of Sunderland has declared itself ''ready, willing and able to deliver'' after a long-awaited government announcement of investment in Dogger Bank.

  • River Thames
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    UK ports share efforts to combat plastic

    2019-09-13T12:59:00Z

    UK ports have shared some of the huge range of initiatives they’re leading to combat plastic waste entering rivers and seas to mark the environment day of London International Shipping Week.

  • A plastic problem
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    Plastic pellet pollution challenge launched

    2019-09-03T11:35:00Z

    A European port has launched a challenge to find the ideal solution for plastic pellet pollution.

  • Portland Port
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    Wiping out washed up waste

    2019-08-29T10:23:00Z

    A UK port has taken steps to begin addressing the issue of washed up waste.

  • Stockholm Norvik Port
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    Building sustainability at Stockholm Norvik

    2019-08-16T10:41:00Z

    Constructing a new port is a major infrastructure challenge. But in Stockholm, it is also an opportunity to address environmental and climate challenges, says Chloé Farand

  • Port of St Petersburg
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    Russian port cuts pollution

    2019-08-15T12:54:00Z

    A Russian port operator aims to improve sustainability and reduce pollution by upgrading its environmental protection equipment and modernising environmental facilities.

  • Forth Ports rail service
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    Rail service cuts emissions

    2019-08-07T11:06:00Z

    A trial rail route between two UK ports is to be made permanent to reduce cargo emissions.

  • 'Traviata'
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    UK port welcomes more green vessels

    2019-07-29T15:17:00Z

    ABP''s Port of Southampton is welcoming more environmentally friendly vessels including the new high efficiency ro-ro vessel from Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s HERO class.

  • Chasewell hybrid vessel
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    Preparing for the hybrid boom

    2019-07-25T13:14:00Z

    UK ports must seize the vessel hybridisation opportunities presented by the UK Clean Air Strategy 2019, says Andy Page, Naval Architect and Managing Director at Chartwell Marine

  • Port of Milford Haven
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    Welsh port climbs sustainability ladder

    2019-07-18T15:00:00Z

    The Port of Milford Haven has switched its energy provider to enable 100% of its electricity usage to come from renewable sources.

  • shoreside power
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    First ships connect to Stockholm shore power

    2019-06-27T11:45:00Z

    Two Tallink Grupp ships have become the first vessels to be supplied with electricity by the new shore power facility at the Port of Stockholm to reduce the air pollution they generate.

  • Solent Rail Terminal
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    Rail extension takes trucks off the road

    2019-06-25T12:53:00Z

    A project to lengthen the tracks at the Port of Southampton’s Solent Rail Terminal has been completed and aims to reduce lorry movements in the city by 180,000 each year.

  • swarm on Cardiff Bay Barrage
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    ABP rescues bees in Cardiff

    2019-06-10T12:46:00Z

    ABP South Wales has rescued a swarm of bees and rehomed them in the Port of Cardiff’s apiary as part of its commitment to biodiversity.

  • hybrid pilot boat
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    UK’s first hybrid pilot boat for PLA

    2019-06-05T14:35:00Z

    The UK''s first hybrid pilot boat is preparing to make its maiden voyage from its Norfolk workshop to the Port of London Authority (PLA) where it will help cut emissions.

  • 'Gagarin Prospect'
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    Cooperation on climate action

    2019-06-04T11:05:00Z

    Port authorities are waking up to the need to collaborate on sustainability. Chloé Farand reports on a new programme with big ambitions

  • Shoreham Port
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    UK port launches triple eco initiative

    2019-05-31T12:01:00Z

    Shoreham Port has launched three new eco-friendly initiatives including a proposal for a new biodiversity corridor along the port’s seafront, tree planting on the port’s perimeter and a trial installation of debris-collecting Seabins.

  • Port of Ceuta
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    Spanish ports meet Ecoports’ PERS standard

    2019-05-29T10:52:00Z

    Spain’s Port of Ceuta has achieved EcoPorts’ environmental management standard, PERS, for the first time as it aims to improve its environmental transparency.