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The different stages of wind farm development require distinct port capabilities and supporting services.

The different stages of wind farm development require distinct port capabilities and supporting services.

A window of opportunities
I believe that when it comes to increasing efficiency both in terms of energy and operations, do more with less, is one important path to follow. And this certainly counts for the operational side of the maritime transport sector, writes Isabelle Ryckbost, secretary general, ESPO. 06 Jul 2017 - GreenPort
Yard crane survey insight
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) recently made its fifth annual yard crane survey publically available. In this issue’s PEMA column, Lars Meurling, chair of PEMA’s Safety & Environmental Committee, provides an overview of the report and its findings. 05 Apr 2017 - GreenPort
The sustainable agenda of European cruise ports
At the end of February, Brussels was the place to be for the European maritime sector. The maritime beau monde gathered in Europe’s capital for the second edition of the European Shipping Week, writes Isabelle Ryckbost, secretary general, ESPO. 29 Mar 2017 - GreenPort
Out with the old and in with the new
A very happy belated new year to you, we’d like to wish all of our supporters and readers a very prosperous 2017. 30 Jan 2017 - GreenPort
Ecoports: The EU port's environmental initiative turns 20
2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the Ecoports network. What started in 1997 as a separate initiative of a number of ports proactive in the field of environment evolved over the years towards a solid network of around 100 European ports within ESPO, writes Isabelle Ryckbost, Secretary General of the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO). 25 Jan 2017 - GreenPort
PEMA proposes environment initiative for container handling equipment
Responding to growing awareness of environmental issues in the container handling segment, the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has presented proposals for an initiative to evaluate the environmental impact of container handling equipment, says Jussi Korpela and Frank Kho of PEMA’s Safety & Environmental Committee. 19 Jan 2017 - GreenPort
Wishing you a prosperous 2017
GreenPort would like to wish all of our readers season's greetings and a very healthy and prosperous 2017. 19 Dec 2016 - GreenPort
Climate change given the cold shoulder
There was mixed emotions from the UK renewables and transport sectors to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and the distinct lack of emphasis on climate change. 01 Dec 2016 - GreenPort
Live Blog: GreenPort Congress Day 2
Don’t miss the live blog from day two of the GreenPort Congress which kicks off today in Venice. 13 Oct 2016 - GreenPort
Live Blog: GreenPort Congress Day 1
Don’t miss the live blog from day one of the GreenPort Congress which kicks off today in Venice. 12 Oct 2016 - GreenPort
Live Blog: GreenPort Cruise
Don’t miss the live blog from the GreenPort Cruise and Congress conference which kicks off today in Venice. Today's blog will come live from the Greenport Cruise conference. 11 Oct 2016 - GreenPort
GreenPort LIVE: Cruise and Congress 2016
Welcome to the live blog from GreenPort Cruise and Congress 2016, offering up-to-the-minute coverage from this year's event, held from 11 to 14 October in Venice. 20 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
Live Blog: GreenPort Cruise and Congress 2016
Don’t miss the live blog from the GreenPort Cruise and Congress conference which will take place in Venice from 11 to 14 October 2016. 20 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
The climate is changing, but are ports?
Energy consumption has become second in the ESPO top 10 ranking of environmental priorities of European ports published this spring and they're realising that more than ever, tackling climate change is also their concern, writes Isabelle Ryckbost, secretary general, European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO). 20 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
PEMA highlights shore connection technologies
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, (PEMA) – the global forum for port equipment sector – recently published an information paper on regulatory developments and best practice associated with shore power technologies for ships, reflecting the growing use of shore power in ports amid stricter regulatory requirements on emissions, writes Lars Meurling, PEMA Safety & Environment Committee chairman, and Loréne Grandidier, PEMA Shore power paper lead editor. 19 Sep 2016 - GreenPort
Would an EU Brexit be bad for the environment?
An IEMA survey of environment and sustainability professionals shows that the majority of participants believe the UK has benefited from EU environment and climate policy. 12 May 2016 - GreenPort
An increasingly influencial voice
With its membership now at nearly 90-strong, the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, (PEMA), is an increasingly important forum and public voice for the global ports and terminals sectors, says Lars Meurling, PEMA’s Safety & Environment Committee Chair and Vice Chair, Loréne Grandidier. 24 Nov 2015 - GreenPort
Incentivising cleaner shipping
Ports are ideally placed to advance cleaner, more profitable shipping, writes Victoria Stulgis, Senior Associate Shipping, Carbon War Room. 04 Aug 2015 - GreenPort
Hamburg calls for infrastructure action
The Port of Hamburg says that a 50% rise in seaport-hinterland traffic will shape the growth in freight traffic for Germany, but it warns that the country’s ports must rate top priority in the new Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan in order to keep up with it. 16 Feb 2015 - GreenPort
Getting better with transparency
The secretary of the Global Shippers Forum (GSF) has outlined the need for transparency of carbon emissions so that shippers can identify and act on their own carbon footprints. 06 Nov 2014 - GreenPort