World – Page 18

  • Europe is demonstrating its commitment to hydrogen production Photo: Port of Antwerp

    Germany's green hydrogen strategy


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

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    Electric vehicles tackle CO2 emissions


    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

    Hybrid-electric American ferries


    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

    Mitigating against climate change


    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

    Autonomous transport service tender


    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

    Emissions-free barge concept


    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

    Smart port city champion gets smarter


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

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    Shore power uptake solutions


    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

    Green Maritime Fund proposed for UK recovery


    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.

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    Electric cars support sustainable operations


    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

    Greater terminal efficiency in Florida


    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

    Microgrid project will cut port energy costs


    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

    Offshore wind investment


    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

    Operational boost for Romanian terminal


    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

    Asia makes efficiency gains with e-clearance


    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

    South Africa’s drive to control ship emissions


    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

    Bergen targets sustainable cruise


    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


    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.

    CentrePort Goes electric


    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


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