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  • Dunkirk dredging project gets EU funding

    Around €550,000 in European funding has been awarded to the Port of Dunkirk for its plans to improve access to the western harbour to make way for larger ships. 27 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • LNG infrastructure deadlock

    As the use of LNG as a fuel picks up in northern Europe, there is potential to expand the sector in the Mediterranean but a lack of widespread bunkering infrastructure and an advanced supply chain are blocking development, according to a new whitepaper. 26 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Forklift trucks get greener

    Production has started on Doosan Industrial Vehicles' (DIV) largest forklift trucks yet which are equipped with the innovative new G2 engine to meet EU emissions standards without needing a diesel particulate filter (DPF). 25 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • GreenPort Congress 2015 Call for Papers

    The Call for Papers for the 10th GreenPort Congress, taking place from 7 to 9 October 2015 in Copenhagen, is now open. 25 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Cleaning up the air in ports

    European ports “have to act ahead of stricter legislation” if the ongoing problem of air pollution is to improve, says the German Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU). 24 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Green concept vessel partnership

    The Norway-based NGO Bellona Foundation has launched a three year partnership with the Damen Shipyards Group to explore and develop green concept vessels for the future. 24 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Hyster gets tough with new pallet truck

    Hyster is expanding its range of indoor handling applications with a new “super tough powered” pallet track that is said to help save energy and reduce noise. 23 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Online surveys for ballast water systems

    The IMO wants all stakeholders involved in the testing, approval, fitting and operation of ballast water management systems (BWMTS) to complete an online survey to review the current approval guidelines. 23 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Bestobell order for Middle East LNG tug

    Bestobell Marine is to supply a complete set of cryogenic globe valves to be fitted in Wärtsilä’s LNG-Pac fuel gas systems for the Middle East’s first LNG-fuelled harbour tug. 20 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • HAROPA targets €40m in EU funding

    The three ports of Paris, Rouen and Le Havre are looking for more than €40m of European subsidies to feed a number of multimodal projects along the Seine corridor. 19 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • New dredger for Jan De Nul

    Jan De Nul Group is expanding its dredging fleet with a new multipurpose vessel, ‘Isaac Newton’, to help it focus on more niche markets. 18 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Bright outlook for LEP expert

    US based LEP plasma technology expert, Bright Light Systems, is helping to cut energy consumption by 50% at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach by installing high mast LEP luminaires in the yards. 17 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Green focus for Van Oord

    Dredging giant Van Oord used 2014 to focus on reducing its environmental footprint and will be using 2015 to invest in improving the sustainability of its fleet. 17 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • HK launches clean fuel rules

    A new regulation set to come into effect in Hong Kong will require ocean-going vessels (OGVs) to switch to clean fuels at berth to reduce emissions and improve air quality. 16 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Antwerp wind power project

    Antwerp Port Authority has cemented its commitment to environmental stewardship by officially launching its project to build Belgium’s largest onshore windfarm on the bank of the Scheldt. 16 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Hamburg LNG barge ready to go

    Becker Marine Systems’ hybrid-power LNG barge ‘Hummel’ will serve Hamburg’s cruise ship market from May after successfully completing technical trials. 16 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Environmentally-friendly dredging

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new paper aiming to further the debate on Adaptive Management (AM) as an important tool in environmentally-friendly dredging and reclamation projects. 12 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Liebherr flagship mobile harbour crane

    Liebherr Maritime Cranes is responding to customer needs for larger cargo handling solutions with a new flagship mobile harbour crane with a hybrid power boost. 12 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Damen EcoLiner project

    Damen Shipyards first LNG-powered inland shipping tanker has just completed comprehensive tank testing of the new design at research institute MARIN, confirming the vessel's efficiency. 11 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Prioritising inland waterways

    EU member states need to prioritise inland waterway projects as part of a sustainable transport policy because they have made too slow progress over the last 15 years. 10 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • Gothenburg sniffs out sulphur emissions

    As shipowners work hard to keep in line with the IMO’s new stringent regulations, emissions at the Port of Gothenburg have dramatically fallen by 80% since the beginning of the year. 10 Mar 2015 - GreenPort

  • New scrubber finance solution for shipowners

    Wärtsilä is teaming up with Clean Marine Energy Europe Ltd (CME) to provide a funding solution to help shipowners comply with sulphur emissions legislation through the use of exhaust gas cleaning technology. 09 Mar 2015 - GreenPort