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Register for April 26: DocksTheFuture Network of Excellence meets the Getting to Zero Coalition

Towards the Port of the Future: DocksTheFuture Network of Excellence meetsthe Getting to Zero Coalition 26th April 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Accelerating maritime shipping’s decarbonization with the development and deployment of commercially viable deep sea zero emission vessels by 2030 and gathering the most innovative ports willing to team up and take actions to support… Read more »

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EALING Workshop with Associations – Towards a harmonised onshore power supply development in Europe

The EALING Workshop with Associations – Towards a harmonised onshore power supply development in Europe was held on 25th February and it represents the beginning of the interaction path between EALING project, Institutions and Associations, in the process of definition of a common harmonised and interoperable framework for the development of OPS in Europe. The workshop – that… Read more »

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The European Green Deal: New Opportunities for Port Cities?

20 Apr 2020 Stephan Hauser With the European Green Deal made public last December, the new European Commission took the first steps to transforming Europe into the first climate neutral continent by 2050. The Green Deal offers a wide range of climate policies and measures that directly affect European cities and citizens. Whereas port cities are high… Read more »

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The Conference & Expo “Driving the Change in Shipping & Logistics: Towards the EU Green Deal”

  SAVE THE DATE La Spezia Navy Base | 25th June 2020   The conference&expo “Driving The Change in Shipping & Logistics: Towards the EU Green Deal “ is one of the key moments of the prestigious event SEAFUTURE, the business convention for maritime and dual use technologies attended by 10.000 participants, with 200 exhibiting companies in the 9.000… Read more »

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European Port Cities in Transition: Moving Towards More Sustainable Sea Transport Hubs

Seaports, as part of urban centers, play a major role in the cultural, social and economic life of the cities in which they are located, and through the links, they provide to the outside world. Port-cities in Europe have faced significant change, first with the loss of heavy industry, emergence of Eastern European democracies, and the widening of… Read more »

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The Global project of Glolitter launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries

A new global project to prevent and reduce marine plastic litter from shipping and fisheries has been launched today (5 December) by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Initial funding for the project is from the Government of Norway.     The GloLitter Partnerships Project… Read more »

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‘NET ZERO’ 2050 challenge begins

As the UK government confirms a target to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050 has been adopted into law, the British Ports Association (BPA) anticipates this will require “close collaboration” between industry and government to adhere to what is a “very challenging timeline”. Mark Simmonds, head of policy and external affairs at… Read more »

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Zero-Emission Equipment Drive for Chile Port

Puerto Coronel has become the first port in Chile to incorporate zero-emission electric forklift cranes into its operations. Puerto Coronel says it is the first port in Chile to utilise electric forklift cranes. Credit: Puerto Coronel   The port purchased the forklift cranes with minimum noise generation to mark the beginning of its Puerto Verde… Read more »