Channeling the Green Deal for Venice: a sustainable balance between Port Development & Lagoon Protection

Channeling the Green Deal for Venice is a project of the North Adriatic Sea Port Authority with a total value of 1.7 million Euros, co-financed by the European Commission through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Program. Its Final Event – Italian Language only – will be held on September 21st in Venice, Italy. REGISTER NOWDOWNLOAD… Read more »


Port Innovation and Initiatives

Revolution in Port Cargo Handling With 5G Solutions Proof of concept in the port sector brings together Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence with 5G Solution contributes to minimising environmental impact and reducing operational costs Aveiport and PTM Ibérica terminal operators will have access to innovative functionalities for operation monitoring, digital simulation and logistics management… Read more »


Maersk Supply Service launches new venture company to deliver offshore vessel charging

Maersk Supply Service, a part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, is launching its offshore vessel-charging venture, Stillstrom, to support the decarbonisation of the maritime industry by eliminating idle emissions. Together with Ørsted, Stillstrom will demonstrate the world’s first full-scale offshore charging station for vessels at an offshore wind farm, scheduled for installation later this year.   Maersk Supply… Read more »


ElMar – Electrification of maritime transport and the ports of the future

Challenges related to the electrification of maritime transport are now being mapped in a new SINTEF project with port authorities, grid companies, energy companies and ship-owners as partners. The aim is to reduce emissions by making the establishment and use of shore power and battery charging facilities more attractive. Access to attractive shore power and… Read more »


World’s First Offshore Vessel Charging Points to Be Installed on UK Wind Farms

The world’s first offshore charging points for electric vessels will be installed on the Lynn and Inner Dowsing wind farms off the UK around late summer, according to the UK’s Department for Transport. A UK-based firm named MJR Power and Automation is soon expected to install new charging points for a range of electric crew… Read more »


New Innovations in LNG Ships and LNG Bunker for Ports

First LNG Tanker Docks At New Dutch Floating Terminal The terminal, near Groningen, has two Floating Storage Regasification Units (FSRUs) that Gasunie leased at the request of the Dutch government. Until this year, the Netherlands only had an LNG terminal in the port of Rotterdam. The expansion in the Eemshaven and the optimization of the terminal… Read more »


Electrification of the ports infrastructure and equipment

Onshore Power Supply in Port of Kapellskär A Swedish port has installed shore power in order to service a fleet of green new-build ferries. The Port of Kapellskär has introduced shore power and auto-mooring at the quay to service two brand new Finnlines Superstar-class vessels on the Kapellskär-Långnäs-Naantali route.  “Having the possibility to invest, together with… Read more »


Hydrogen test bed for hydrogen-powered port logistics equipment

The CPL parties are cooperating nationwide to conduct research into how hydrogen can be used to supply power to port technology and port logistics. Source: HHLA An innovation cluster is being created to test hydrogen-powered port logistics equipment. Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has established Clean Port & Logistics (CPL), an innovation cluster which aims to… Read more »


Innovative Hydrogen-Powered Vessels

Hydrogen-Powered Ferry set to launch in San Francisco bay The San Francisco Bay will soon have a new fossil fuel-free ferry floating in its waters, propelled completely by hydrogen fuel cells, and officials hope it heralds change on the high seas.Aptly named Sea Change, the 70-foot (21-meter), 75-passenger ferry will service multiple stops along San Francisco’s waterfront. It was built at… Read more »