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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.

Jan de Nul, Fortescue to connect Africa, Europe for green electrons

Rabat, Morocco (Ports Europe) June 11, 2024 – Belgian marine contractor Jan de Nul and Australia’s Fortescue will work jointly on a project to lay...

Wartsila, Gas and Heat, RINA to develop ammonia bunkering ship

Milan, Italy (Ports Europe) June 6, 2024 – Wartsila, Gas and Heat and RINA will work on a project to develop a bunkering ship designed to deliver and...

HHLA works on energy-efficient Speicherstadt

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) June 5, 2024 – Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) is planning a research project for the energy-efficient...

Elengy, SPSE plan “the Rhone CO2 project”

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) June 5, 2024 – Elengy and pipeline developer SPSE are considering a new carbon capture and storage project in southeast...

Two-thirds of European green shipping fuel projects at risk – analysis

Two-thirds of European green shipping fuel projects at risk – analysis 4% of European shipping could run on e-fuels by 2030, according to mapping done by...

AD Ports to build green methanol facility in Egypt

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Ports Europe) May 31, 2024 – Port and logistics group Abu Dhabi Ports Group (AD Ports), Egypt-based shipping line and...

A ship powered entirely by green hydrogen – CINTECX

The H2TECH4SHIP project, the result of the collaboration between Nodosa, CT Ingenieros and the Energy Technology Group (GTE) of CINTECX, has been selected to...

Morocco as a green shipping H2 hub

Transport & Environment (2024), Europe-Asia Green Corridors: Case for Morocco as a green shipping H2 hub Endowed with rich solar and wind energy, Morocco...

Dragados Offshore establish a concession in Port of Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) May 24, 2024 – Dragados Offshore has received authorisation to set establish a concession in Campamento in the Port of...

EU director generals visit Boluda Towage in Bruges

Bruges, Belgium (Ports Europe) May 22, 2024 – On May 16, 2024, Boluda Towage received a delegation of around 27 EU Directors General on board the tugs VB...

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...

Navantia to develop wind concession in Port of Ferrol

Ferrol, Spain (Ports Europe) May 17, 2024 – The Port Authority of Ferrol-San Cibrao has approved the non-substantial modification of the concession owned...

French startup Carbon plans Marseille solar plant

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 16, 2024 – French startup Carbon plans to inaugurate the first part of a solar module production facility in autumn...

Port of Castellon to join the offshore wind club

Castellón, Spain (Ports Europe) May 15, 2024 – The Port of Castellón has said that the public invitation for companies interested in developing...

Constanta port could benefit from new offshore wind energy law

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) May 14, 2024 – The Romanian parliament has adopted the country’s first offshore wind energy law. The Port of...

Port of Tarragona wants to join wind energy industry

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) May 13, 2024 – The Port of Tarragona is entering the race to position itself as a hub for assembling offshore wind...

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...

Port of Alicante plans solar power installations

Alicante, Spain (Ports Europe) May 8, 2024 – The Alicante Port Authority is planning new solar power installations to cover a large part of the current...

Port of Taranto identifies areas to develop wind energy

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) May 7, 2024 – The Management Committee of the Ionian Sea Port System Authority held an extraordinary meeting on May 3 to...

Port of Aveiro is national leader in transporting wind blades

Aveiro, Portugal (Ports Europe) May 3, 2024 – On April 12, the ship BBC Livorno left the Port of Aveiro, loaded with 15 wind energy blades, bound for...

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