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Environment/Green Issues

News associated with environmental, green and reneable energy issues linked to ports. Includes efforts to reduces port and ship emissions such as cold ironing. Application of national and European Union environmental and renewable energy policies. This includes new facilities for the production of ammonia, biofuels, hydrogen and vegetable oils.

Webinar: Ports as leaders in maritime decarbonisation

Melbourne, Australia (Ports Europe) May 21, 2024 – RightShip, a global ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)-focused digital maritime platform, is...

Chantier Naval de Marseille commits to “green” steps

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 21, 2024 – Grand port maritime de Marseille (GPMM) and Chantier Naval de Marseille (CNdM) have agreed a number of...

The largest offshore installation methanol vessel launched

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, May 20, 2024 – Van Oord’s new offshore installation vessel Boreas was successfully launched at the China’s Yantai CIMC...

Venice Blue Flag agreement renewed

Venice, Italy (Ports Europe) May 17, 2024 – The Venice Blue Flag agreement has been renewed, a voluntary agreement aimed at reducing emissions from...

Fundación Valenciaport participates in the CLARION project

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) May 13, 2024 – Last week, the kick-off meeting for the CLARION project ‘Climate Resilient Port...

Update: Baku port as an advocate of green policies

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) May 12, 2024 – Azerbaijan’s Baku International Sea Trade Port (BISTP), the oldest and biggest one on the Caspian Sea,...

ARUP: Decarbonisation is an opportunity for ports

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) May 10, 2024 – As countries ramp up action against climate change and transition economies towards net-zero...

Ports and shipping to work together on energy transition

Singapore (Ports Europe) May 10, 2024 – The ports and shipping industries need urgently to work together on the energy transition or risk a mismatch in...

Maritime industry decarbonization via improved port facilities

Singapore (Ports Europe) May 10, 2024 – One easier win for the maritime industry decarbonization would be showing the benefits of the transition in concrete...

Multi-fuel bunkering along the green shipping corridors

Singapore (Ports Europe) May 10, 2024 – The number of Green Shipping Corridors has been growing in an attempt to ensure end-to-end green fuel...

Port of Genoa has renewed the “Genoa Blue Agreement”

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) April 30, 2024 – The Port of Genoa has renewed the voluntary agreement “Genoa Blue Agreement” for the reduction of the...

Port of Baku plans for zero emissions

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) April 26, 2024 – Baku International Sea Trade Port (BISTP) is planning to reduce emissions to zero within 15 to 20 years,...

Aquaculture in maritime ports – can they co-exist?

Fareham, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) April 25, 2024 – There is much focus on the coexistence of offshore renewable energy and aquaculture, two rapidly...

Peninsula to add the chemical tanker to service in Port of Barcelona.

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – Peninsula, a global marine energy supplier, will add the chemical tanker “Aarlborg” to its...

Port of Koper welcomes first LNG-powered vessel

Koper, Slovenia (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 – Last weekend, the Port of Koper welcomed the CMA CGM Scandoldo, the first LNG-powered vessel to dock at...

Kailia floating offshore wind project, Puglia: EIA submitted

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – Last month, Renantis and BlueFloat Energy submitted the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process for...

ESPO: Priorities of Europe’s seaports for 2024-2029

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – Given the upcoming European Union (EU) elections, the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has set its...

Appeal against port LNG project not supported by Brindisi province

Brindisi, Italy (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – Brindisi province will not legally support the port industrial zone operator ASI in a lawsuit against an...

Port of Vigo continues on its path to improve energy efficiency

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – The Port of Vigo continues improving its energy efficiency. After renewing ISO 14001 (environment), ISO 9001...

WSC asks EU for help for sustainable and secure maritime sector

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – The World Shipping Council (WSC) is calling on the EU to design policy frameworks that facilitate...

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