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Carnival Corporation: Stop destroying the environment your customers pay to see!

A company that runs cruises through Arctic waters is coming under increased pressure to stop using a cheap-but-dirty fuel that is destroying the environment its passengers pay to see. Carnival Corporation’s customers and the general public are being asked to sign a petition at cleanupcarnival.com, setup by an international coalition of environmental groups. Warming temperatures resulting… Read more »

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European Parliament adopts port reception facilities measures

 Parliament guarantees the provision of adequate port reception facilities for all ships entering EU ports, in line with the polluter pays principle   On October 11, 2018, the Transport Committee of the European Parliament adopted earlier this week the final report on the Port Reception Facilities and gave a mandate to the Rapporteur Ms Gesine… Read more »

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Monitoring Blyth Offshore Windfarm Efficiency

ONYX InSight will monitor the Blyth Offshore windfarm project’s 8.3MW MHI Vestas V164 wind turbines Photo: ONYX InSight   A predictive maintenance provider has signed a three-year contract with EDF Renewables at Blyth Offshore Demonstrator windfarm to monitor the largest operational wind turbines. The contract will see ONYX InSight monitor the project’s 8.3MW MHI Vestas… Read more »

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EU Tidal Project Moves onto Next Stage

  A European Union-backed tidal energy project has received approval from the European Commission to proceed to its next stage after a successful first full year reports Andrew Williams. So, what design, development and operational activities have been carried out to date?  What have been the results?  What activities does the project team plan to carry out… Read more »

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New Paper: Safety in Automation

  Port Technology has published an exclusive paper from Eduard Musalf, After Sales Manager at EMG Automation GmBH, who has discussed the development of the brake thruster.   This vital piece of equipment is the last link in a chain of measures, ensuring the safety of man and machine in the event of power failure… Read more »

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ESPO Award 2018: Port of Rotterdam Authority

24 October 2018 – The ESPO Award 2018 will go to the port authority that creates a good workplace environment for its current and future employees and demonstrates its investment in a diverse and inclusive environment, facilitating mutual respect, non-discrimination and personal development. In the running towards the official Award Ceremony on 7 November 2018, ESPO… Read more »

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Livorno port participates in European Autopilot project

Livorno, Italy, 2018 – Companies operating at the port have been carrying out tests on intelligent driving in the framework of the European Autopilot project, the head of initiatives on the connected vehicle of the European Road Transport Telematics Implementation Coordination Organization (ERTICO), François Fischer said. “Livorno is achieving important results in terms of technological innovation… Read more »

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ESPO Congratulates Port of Valencia, Ports of Bremen, Port Of Moerdijk And Port Of Tangier For Renewing Ecoports’ Environmental Standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia (Spain), Ports of Bremen (Germany), Port of Moerdijk (Netherlands) and Port of Tangier (Morocco) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, and Sotiris Raptis, EcoPorts coordinator, handed over the PERS certificates to the ports’ representatives during the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. “I would like to… Read more »