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USD$25m to help Russian port cut emissions
A Russian port could see its atmospheric emissions reduced by 90% as part of a USD$25.2m investment. 17 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
Tackling getting to grips with carbon footprint
Delegates will be able to take part in an interactive carbon footprint workshop designed to help save them time and money at this year’s GreenPort Cruise and Congress event. 15 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
Recycling plant will tackle high energy costs
A UK naval port will benefit from reduced carbon footprint and energy costs following work to install a specialist recycling plant. 14 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
Emissions free tractor strengthens efficiency
A zero-carbon container project is increasing efficiency and reducing maintenance at a European terminal. 11 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
Renewable energy support pays off for ports
Ports could receive infrastructure investment by supporting offshore renewable energy projects. 07 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
The state of the inland waterways
It has been a couple of years since the European Court of Auditors (ECA) flagged up problems with the development of inland waterways in Europe, Anne-Marie Causer investigates where we are at now. 26 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
Thirteen ports up for ESPO award
Thirteen ports are in the running for the ESPO Award 2017 which this year will be awarded for ‘Art and cultural involvement of the port.’ 13 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
Lucrative potential of offshore recycling
Veolia and Peterson have begun recycling the first offshore structure at their new UK decommissioning facility, in a new lucrative market which could drive further sustainability in the industry. 12 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
Valencia pioneers hydrogen machinery
The Port Authority of Valencia and the Valenciaport Foundation is to pioneer the use of hydrogen and fuel cells in port machinery prototypes by 2020. 04 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
Port of Vigo achieves PERS certification
Spain’s Port of Vigo has been awarded the only port sector specific environmental management standard, demonstrating its commitment to tackling environmental challenges. 30 Jun 2017 - GreenPort
Rail development vital for ports
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has said that continued rail investment is crucial in increasing the sustainability of the freight transport sector to serve ports. 22 Jun 2017 - GreenPort
Wastewater facility opens in Kiel
A ship facility has opened in Kiel which increases current wastewater reception capability tenfold to as much as 300m3 an hour. 19 Jun 2017 - GreenPort
Rotterdam looks to wind market
The Port of Rotterdam is banking on the renewables market by creating a new space for an offshore centre for wind energy at sea and the decommissioning of oil and gas platforms. 06 Jun 2017 - GreenPort
PERS environmental certs for EU ports
Five EU ports have achieved PERS environmental certification underlining their commitment to protect the environment. 05 Jun 2017 - GreenPort
UK clean air framework strategy
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. 19 May 2017 - GreenPort
PLA targets human error
The human factor is the focus of the latest safety campaign by The Port of London Authority (PLA), launched at its Annual Stakeholder Forum. 10 May 2017 - GreenPort
MPAs restrict growth, warns BPA
The British Ports Association (BPA) has expressed its concern over the restrictions that designated Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and stricter regulations may place on the growth and business of ports. 02 May 2017 - GreenPort
London’s getting greener
The UK’s Port of London Authority (PLA) says that there’s been a positive early uptake of its green discount on port charges. 25 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
Significant progress for Bremenports
Bremenports has published its fourth GRI report which shows significant progress in the area of sustainability. 15 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Energy innovation at Marseille Fos
Marseille Fos released its 2016 results which show a total cargo of 81m tonnes and a spike in passenger numbers with 2.7m visitors overall and 1.6m cruise visitors. 06 Mar 2017 - GreenPort