Air pollution has become a hot topic and a major public health concern with shipping increasingly at the heart of the debate, writes Chloé Farand.
The UK’s Port of Lowestoft is set to become home to a £2.5bn offshore windfarm.
Associated British Ports says it plans to build a further 20MW of solar arrays which will make it one of the largest corporate solar power producers in the UK.
Ports could receive infrastructure investment by supporting offshore renewable energy projects.
The Joint Air Quality Unit at the UK's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has set out its plans to tackle air quality in its ‘Clean Air Zone Framework’ strategy which will include port zones.
ABPmer, a UK-headquartered numerical modelling and dredge specialist, has been commissioned by the Port of Waterford in Ireland to develop hydrodynamic and sediment models of the Waterford Estuary.
Siemens’ new wind power factory at ABP’s Port of Hull has manufactured its first turbine blade.
The British Port of Ayr has seen one of its busiest weeks since 1991 with 10 vessels calling at the port, four of which being for renewable energy projects.
Siemens’ new facility in Hull dedicated to building blades for offshore wind turbines for the UK domestic market is approaching completion.
Cutting carbon emissions and generating renewable energy are at the forefront of Associated British Ports’ (ABP) recent engineering projects, writes Alice Mason, GreenPort news reporter.
Associated British Ports (ABP) will install a solar farm at the Port of Silloth in order to generate up to 220,000kWh of its own electricity.
After eight years as Sustainable Development Manager with Associated British Ports, Peter Barham has moved on to set up his own company providing advice to the ports industry on environmental and sustainability issues.
A ‘one-stop shop’ for renewable energy is being developed in the UK at Hull, with a £100m (US$158m) redevelopment of the Alexandra Dock.
The Port of Hull could be destined to become the UK’s capital for renewable energy if plans unveiled last Friday to attract major wind turbine manufacturers to the city are successful.
Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Hams Hall inter-modal rail freight terminal near Birmingham has won an Environmental Innovation Award at the 2009 Rail Freight Group Awards held recently in London.
Associated British Ports’ Hams Hall intermodal rail freight terminal has won an Environmental Innovation Award at the 2009 Rail Freight Group Awards held in London.
Working with the European Maritime Navigation and Information Services (MarNIS) Project, ABPmer has developed a port management support tool for harbour masters and vessel traffic managers
When it comes to the crunch, do "green" issues, and hence sea transport, still remain important?
Associated British Ports’ Port of Southampton, UK, has ordered two 63-tonne HMK 170 E Mobile Harbour Cranes from Gottwald Port Technology as part of its ongoing investment programme.
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