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Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources that are naturally replenished on a human timescale. It includes sources such as solar, wind, hydro and geothermal. For ports, this includes the installation of solar and wind on- and offshore) projects to produce their own energy. This will help meets the European Union’s targets in its Renewable Energy Directive. Solar energy plays a key role in the clean energy transition. It will contribute to reaching the objectives of the REPowerEU plan and reduce the EU’s dependence on fossil fuels.

Port of Marin hosts bulk carrier which uses wind propulsion energy

Marín, Spain (Ports Europe) February 28, 2024 – The Port of Marin is the first Spanish destination for the bulk carrier Pyxis Ocean, a vessel equipped...

“Hydromer” dredger sails to Port of Sète-Frontignan

Sète, France (Ports Europe) February 28, 2024 – The “Hydromer” dredger is sailing to the Mediterranean Port of Sète-Frontignan. It was built in the...

Port of Marseille & DEOS project – renewable energy

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) February 28, 2024 – With the Offshore Wind Development (DEOS) project, the port of Marseille Fos aims to build and make...

DP World and Masdar in ports’ renewable power drive

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Ports Europe) February 27, 2024 – DP World, Emirati multinational logistics company, signed a partnership agreement with Abu...

Navalia shipping exhibition will promote the offshore wind industry

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – Navalia, the annual shipping conference, has organised an event on February 29, 2024, to promote the...

Windar Renovables prepares Port of Aviles for exports

Avilés, Spain (Ports Europe) February 23, 2024 – Windar Renovables is preparing a plot of about 55,000 m² to store finished products for export. The...

Fusion Fuel receives IPCEI approval for HEVO-Portugal project

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 16, 2024 – Fusion Fuel has announced that it has received notification from the European Commission that the...

Szczecin-Świnoujście accepted in Offshore Wind Port Alliance

Swinoujscie, Poland (Ports Europe) February 12, 2024 – The Offshore Wind Port Alliance, created in January 2023 by the largest maritime wind energy ports in...

Update: Three ports in West European corridor for green hydrogen

Amsterdam, Netherlands (Ports Europe) February 12, 2024 – The Port of Amsterdam, Duisport (Duisburg) and the Port of Bilbao have strengthened their...

Gas & Heat company interested in hydrogen plant in Piombino

Piombino, Italy (Ports Europe) February 8, 2024 – Gas & Heat, a company from Pisa, has contacted the port authority regarding an interest in setting...

Repsol remains committed to A Coruña despite Ørsted withdrawal

A Coruña, Spain (Ports Europe) February 8, 2024 – Yesterday, Denmark’s Ørsted announced a revised business plan which included withdrawing from...

Orsted withdrawal from Iberia will affect Port of A Coruña

A Coruña, Spain (Ports Europe) February 7, 2024 – Ørsted A/S, a Danish multinational energy company, has announced a revised business plan which...

Tecnimont awarded contract to develop green energy plant in Sines

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 5, 2024 – MAIRE has reported that its Tecnimont division has been awarded a FEED contract by MadoquaPower2X to...

Port of Rotterdam issues solar tender

Rotterdam, Netherlands (Ports Europe) February 2, 2024 – The Port of Rotterdam Authority has issued a tender for the operation of a floating 128-megawatt...

H2V and Vallourec sign partnership agreement

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 31, 2024 – Vallourec, a world leader in premium tubular solutions, and H2V, part of the SAMFI-Invest group, have...

Germany’s Lower Saxony interested in Valenciaport’s hydrogen

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – A delegation from Lower Saxony, led by its prime minister, Stephan Weil, held a meeting with the...

Port of Huelva to host Europe’s largest green methanol plant

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) January 18, 2024 – A joint venture of Cepsa and C2X will build and operate a green methanol production plant in the Port of...

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