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‘JUST-IN-TIME’ Sailing Reduces CO2 Footprint

If sea-going vessels were better informed about the availability of berths and adapted their speed accordingly, substantial savings could be made in terms of fuel and CO2 emissions. This conclusion is based on a study that was recently commissioned by the Port of Rotterdam Authority and research institute TNO. “Last year we asked the Wuppertal… Read more »

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Sea Traffic Management (STM): an effective tool for decarbonisation and safety of navigation

In recent years, the transport in line with communication, liberalization, and international standardization known as the four pillars of globalisation. Maritime transport known as the backbone of the global trade as more than 90 percent of world cargo, in volume, in carried by sea. Among all transport modes, shipping is the most cost-effective way of… Read more »

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First onsite 3D printing port facility

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has signed an MOU with PSA Corporation Limited, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster and 3D MetalForge Pte Ltd to establish the world’s first onsite 3D printing facility for port applications. The Additive Manufacturing (AM) rapid production facility will be strategically located at PSA Singapore’s Pasir Panjang Terminal, where… Read more »

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Destination Europe on the move; Which route through innovation for industry and SMEs?

8th November 2018 Rond Point Schuman 14, 1040 Brussels, Regione Toscana Room (8th floor)       DESCRIPTION This event intends to give to European companies the opportunity to deepen the debate on the impact of the new European framework on sustainable mobility and Blue Growth, in order to better define a route to follow, so that… Read more »

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ESPO Publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities

18 October 2018- ESPO presented yesterday its annual Environmental Report for 2018 at the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. The ESPO Environmental Report includes environmental performance benchmark indicators as well as the Top 10 Environmental Priorities of the European ports for 2018. Air quality has remained the top priority of the European ports since 2013. The increased interest in the relationship with… Read more »

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Ports are their people: PortEconomics trains ETF seafarers & dockers

PortEconomics has the pleasure to train those working at European ports, commencing today a series of training sessions ETF affiliated maritime and dockers unions with the overall theme being “Know your sector!”. The training programme on maritime and ports are developed by ETF Dockers and ETF Seafarers  – and is co-funded by European Commission DG… Read more »

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ROAD Mapping Targets Bunkering Sustainability

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will form a work group with the maritime industry to undertake an industry road mapping exercise to prepare the Singapore bunker industry for a sustainable future.   y William Cho (Port of SingaporeUploaded by Hydriz) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons       The initiative… Read more »

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EU steps up its strategy for connecting Europe and Asia

The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy adopted a Joint Communication that sets out the EU’s vision for a new and comprehensive strategy to better connect Europe and Asia. The Joint Communication builds on the European Union’s own experience of enhancing connections between its Member States,… Read more »