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Port of Hamburg Hails 5G Success

The Port of Hamburg has hailed the power of 5G technology following successful tests as part of its plan to become a hub for next-generation industrial mobile communications. According to a statement, the port initiated three specific case studies to test the reliability of 5G technologies. These included installing sensors on ships to transmit movement… Read more »

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Defining the concept of the Port of the Future – Desktop analysis of the concept : “Infrastructure”

 The DocksTheFuture Project aims at defining the vision for the ports of the future in 2030, covering all specific issues that could define this concept including among others, dredging, emission reduction, energy transition, electrification, smart grids, port-city interface and the use of renewable energy management. The project is a Horizon 2020 Coordination and Support Action, and consist by… Read more »

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COREALIS on the move! ‘’PORTraying the Future…’’

COREALIS is one of the three RIA’s funded under H2020 MG-7.3-2017, topic: “The Port of the future”. COREALIS is developing an innovative framework for assisting cargo ports in handling their upcoming and future capacity, traffic, efficiency and environmental challenges. It is benefitting from disruptive technologies, including Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, next generation traffic… Read more »

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Ligurian port authority launches tender for passenger terminal at La Spezia port

  La Spezia, Italy – October 25, 2018 – Autorita’di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Orientale (AdSP – Eastern Ligurian Sea Port Authority) has authorised the tender for the construction of a new passenger terminal. The deadline for the submission of bids in the tender, which envisages the launch of the new station in 2023, is… 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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Kalmar to supply 12 hybrid straddle carriers to Southampton

Kalmar has signed a contract to supply DP World Southampton 12 hybrid straddle carriers that aim to significantly reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The order comprises of three units with three-high stacking and a 50-tonne twin-lift capacity and nine with four-high stacking and a 40-tonne single-lift capacity. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2018… Read more »

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European ports welcome parliament’s explicit support to remove the tax barriers for shore-side electricity for ships

The Transport Committee of the European Parliament supported yesterday the removal of tax barriers for the uptake of shore-side electricity supply (OPS) in ports for ships at berth. The Ertug report on the deployment of infrastructure for alternative fuels in the EU which was voted by the Transport committee pointed out that taxation has a… Read more »

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ZERO-EMISSIONS FUEL CELL CONTAINER HANDLERS

Hyster is developing a zero-emissions container handling truck powered by a Nuvera hydrogen fuel cell combined with a lithium-ion battery.   Hyster aims to offer the fuel cell and battery powered container handler with a choice of charging options Photo: Hyster     The funding, awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), aims to… Read more »