World – Page 14

  • The 2019 ESPO Award winner was the Port of Dover Photo: ESPO
    News

    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.

  • The LNG bunkering vessel will enable FueLNG to provide regular ship-to-ship LNG bunkering services Photo: FueLNG
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    Singapore expands its global LNG reach

    2020-07-02T10:04:00Z

    Singapore is on track to expand its LNG bunkering services in 2020 cementing its status of major bunkering hub for South East Asia, writes Anne-Marie Causer

  • Busan North Port
    News

    Busan cuts harmful dust levels

    2020-07-01T14:19:00Z

    Busan Port Authority (BPA) has taken steps to cut the fine dust level resulting from its port operations by investing further in green equipment.

  • 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

  • Clean truck
    News

    Clean truck rule piles pressure on ports

    2020-06-30T13:09:00Z

    A first-in-the-world rule requiring truck manufacturers to transition from diesel trucks and vans to electric zero-emission trucks from 2024 will place more pressure on ports to invest in sustainable vehicles.

  • Mini-P2R
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    Oil waste recycling investment in Cameroon

    2020-06-26T15:02:00Z

    A compact micro-refining unit which regenerates oil waste into second generation petroleum products will help a Cameroon port''s sustainability efforts.

  • 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.

  • Vertical garden
    News

    World’s largest soil-based vertical garden

    2020-06-17T17:56:00Z

    A New Zealand port operator has installed the world’s largest soil-based vertical garden on its premises to contribute to bio-diversity in the wider environment.

  • 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
    News

    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
    News

    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
    News

    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
    News

    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
    News

    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.