Sector News - Europe – Page 8

  • The Port of Antwerp will benefit from two greener RSD 2513 Next Generation Tugs Photo: Damen
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    Cleaner tugs for the Port of Antwerp

    2020-08-07T14:16:00Z

    Damen has been awarded a contract by the Port of Antwerp to build two newbuild tugs with an emphasis on sustainability and efficiency.

  • In 2021, Busan Port Authority will have a new sustainable warehouse in Rotterdam Photo: Port of Rotterdam
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    Newbuild sustainable logistics warehouse

    2020-08-06T14:07:00Z

    Busan Port Authority is building a logistics warehouse at the Port of Rotterdam which should help make its freight forwarding operations more sustainable.

  • SCCT Yilport is going all out on operational efficiency Photo: Yilport Group
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    Italian terminal invests in efficiency

    2020-07-28T11:17:00Z

    An Italian terminal owned by the Turkish Yilport Group is going all out to get operational efficiency with its digital customs system.

  • Dunkerque is supporting its stakeholders to get greener Photo: Port of Dunkerque
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    French port focuses on zero emissions

    2020-07-20T12:22:00Z

    A French port has joined forces with a zero emissions coalition in order to help its customers improve their green energy credentials.

  • Inland vessel
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    Inland shipping partnership to cut CO2

    2020-07-20T09:38:00Z

    Two port operators in Germany will form a strategic partnership to promote environmentally friendly inland waterway shipping.

  • Port of Helsinki
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    EU funds shore power and efficiency projects

    2020-07-17T14:43:00Z

    The EU has provided major funding to a Finnish port to enable eco-friendly and efficiency-focused investments including shore power.

  • Port of Seville
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    Sediment dumps used as bird habitat

    2020-07-10T11:08:00Z

    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.

  • Port of Dunkirk container terminal
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    French port awarded PERS certification

    2020-07-06T23:28:00Z

    A French port has been recertified by Ecoports’ Port Environmental Review System (PERS) in recognition of its sustainability efforts.

  • ABP annual review
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    Sustainability efforts see renewable projects

    2020-07-06T18:05:00Z

    A major UK port operator is continuing to transform its ports and terminals into low carbon, resilient hubs to help build sustainable supply chains.

  • Svea transshipment terminal
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    Rail operations help green new terminal

    2020-07-03T13:42:00Z

    Emissions-cutting rail transport will play a major role in the operations of a new transshipment terminal soon to be operational in Sweden.

  • The 2019 ESPO Award winner was the Port of Dover Photo: ESPO
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    Port-city projects in the running for top award

    2020-07-02T13:52:00Z

    Seven innovative port-city projects which focus on efficiency are in the running for the 2020 ESPO Award.

  • Norway has long thrown its weight behind autonomous shipping Photo: Port of Trondheim
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    Norway spearheads green ship automation

    2020-07-01T10:03:00Z

    Norway is at the forefront of a port automation project which seeks to reduce the environmental impact of waterborne transport, writes Anne-Marie Causer

  • Container Terminal Altenwerder
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    Climate-neutral terminal retains status

    2020-06-24T19:56:00Z

    The only certified climate-neutral container terminal in the world has retained its status as it continues to reduce its carbon emissions.

  • zero-emission ferries
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    Zero-emission ferries for Norway

    2020-06-22T22:37:00Z

    Two zero-emission battery powered ferries have been ordered by a Norwegian operator that will help the country move further towards sustainable shipping and port operations.

  • Europe is demonstrating its commitment to hydrogen production Photo: Port of Antwerp
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    Germany's green hydrogen strategy

    2020-06-16T10:46:00Z

    Germany intends to ramp up its focus on green hydrogen as a key way to help decarbonise its marine sector.

  • Valencia has plenty of green projects in the pipeline Photo: Goodnighmoon/Wikipedia CC BY-SA 4.0
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    Mitigating against climate change

    2020-06-08T13:28:00Z

    The Port of Valencia says it’s at the frontline of investment against climate change committing to produce zero emissions by 2030.

  • Container Exchange Route
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    Autonomous transport service tender

    2020-06-05T14:53:00Z

    A Dutch port authority has published a request for tenders (RFT) for the provision of a new transport service that will incorporate autonomous vehicles and reduce congestion while improving container handling efficiency.

  • The consortium says it's committed to promoting emissions-free inland waterway transport Photo: ZES
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    Emissions-free barge concept

    2020-06-03T10:27:00Z

    A consortium is working on making Dutch inland waterway shipping more sustainable in line with Paris Climate Agreement goals.

  • Le Havre is getting even smarter digitally Photo: HAROPA
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    Smart port city champion gets smarter

    2020-06-02T13:25:00Z

    France’s largest port has secured funding to develop digital solutions for increased efficiency and environmental performance.

  • shore power
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    Shore power uptake solutions

    2020-05-29T12:15:00Z

    New research addressing barriers to shore power in UK ports has proposed a green maritime fund, the removal of shoreside electricity taxes and a goal-based approach to help the industry meet emissions reductions targets.