World – Page 18

  • 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.

  • electric vehicles
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    Electric vehicles tackle CO2 emissions

    2020-06-11T13:59:00Z

    A US port has made an eco-investment in five electric vehicles and three charging stations in order to reduce CO2 emissions.

  • The vessels will be able to operate fully on battery power or revert to hybrid mode Photo: Vigor
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    Hybrid-electric American ferries

    2020-06-10T12:46:00Z

    The newest additions to the Washington State ferry fleet will be powered by ABB hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage systems.

  • 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.

  • BPA economic recovery plan
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    Green Maritime Fund proposed for UK recovery

    2020-05-21T19:01:00Z

    A new COVID-19 economic recovery plan for the UK proposes a Green Maritime Fund to drive sustainable development and help stimulate growth consistent with net zero aims.

  • electric car
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    Electric cars support sustainable operations

    2020-05-21T14:25:00Z

    Four new electric cars have arrived at an Australian port as part of sustainability plans to transition to an all-electric fleet and cut emissions.

  • Federal Marine Terminals at Port Manatee has turned to a cloud based TOS US Photo: FMT
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    Greater terminal efficiency in Florida

    2020-05-20T12:13:00Z

    A stevedoring company has implemented a cloud based terminal operating system to give it greater operational efficiency.

  • The Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal began a US$24 million redevelopment project in 2017 Photo: Port of San Diego
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    Microgrid project will cut port energy costs

    2020-05-19T11:29:00Z

    An American port is embracing the benefits of microgrids – a greener way of fulfilling a portion of the operation’s power needs.

  • Port of Esbjerg
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    Offshore wind investment

    2020-05-18T01:27:00Z

    Up to one billion Danish kroner will be invested into new infrastructure facilities at a Danish port to support the wind turbine industry.

  • DP World Constanta has upgraded its terminal legacy system to a Navis N4 Photo: DP World
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    Operational boost for Romanian terminal

    2020-05-12T10:30:00Z

    The goal of increasing operational efficiency is the reason behind one terminal’s investment in a new terminal operating system.

  • Covid-19 has opened up some efficiency opportunities for SAGT Photo: SAGT
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    Asia makes efficiency gains with e-clearance

    2020-05-06T10:52:00Z

    One South Asian terminal has introduced an e-clearance system for containers in response to social distancing requirements introduced during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Durban has been working hard on its in-water cleaning policy Photo: TNPA
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    South Africa’s drive to control ship emissions

    2020-05-05T11:02:00Z

    South Africa’s ports operator Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has hinted at the possibility of re-introducing in-water cleaning for all vessels calling at its eight ports, writes Shem Oirere

  • The City of Bergen has already asked the port to put into effect a limit on the number of calls and passengers a day Photo: Eivind Senneset and Bergen Tourist Board
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    Bergen targets sustainable cruise

    2020-05-05T11:01:00Z

    The Port of Bergen has established a strategy for reducing the environmental impact from cruiseships, writes Susan Parker

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    Grant funding for wildlife care

    2020-05-04T23:20:00Z

    A wildlife organisation is among the latest recipients of an annual community support grant funded by an Australian port authority.

  • CentrePort Wellington is undergoing an electric makeover.
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    CentrePort Goes electric

    2020-05-04T12:26:00Z

    CentrePort, the port gateway for New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, is to become the first in the country to go 100% electric with its on-port container transfer vehicles, writes Dave MacIntyre

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    Major CO2 emissions reduction

    2020-05-01T01:28:00Z

    A German port management company has reduced C02 emissions by 70% over five years in line with its sustainability strategy.