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Carbon reducing rail scheme approved
A rail capacity improvement scheme to reduce supply chain-generated carbon at the Port of Felixstowe has been government-approved. 17 Oct 2017 - GreenPort
Felixstowe wins award for emissions reduction
Port of Felixstowe has won an award for its efforts to reduce CO2 and road congestion. 29 Sep 2017 - GreenPort
Emissions-reducing rail project wins award
A rail transportation project from ABP’S Port of Ipswich to London has helped reduce road emissions and won an award. 28 Sep 2017 - GreenPort
Benchmark emissions reduction for London port
DP World London Gateway reduced its carbon emissions by 28% in 2016 earning the operator continued certification to The Planet Mark sustainability programme. 27 Sep 2017 - GreenPort
Rail container service to reduce emissions
Train path capacity at the Port of Liverpool is offering expansion options that minimise cost, congestion and carbon emissions. 18 Sep 2017 - GreenPort
Fuel-gas system manufacturer to deliver Gothenburg LNG facility
A new partnership will create an LNG bunkering facility at the Port of Gothenburg to allow it to meet both customers’ and LNG suppliers’ needs going forward. 06 Sep 2017 - GreenPort
Sustainable port campaign facilitates investment
A sustainability campaign aims to secure ongoing investment at the Port of Rotterdam. 01 Sep 2017 - GreenPort
Hamburg increases use of inland waterways
A German logistics expert is upping its use of inland waterway vessels as a greener alternative to truck transfers. 29 Aug 2017 - GreenPort
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