Future Proof Shipping (FPS) will collaborate with Holland Shipyards Group (HSG) to retrofit its inland vessel the “Maas” to a zero-emissions hydrogen propulsion system.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority will start on a new trial with mixed mooring for inland vessels carrying dangerous cargo. The trial aligns with the port’s policy to use existing space in the port area as efficiently as possible and create more berth capacity for inland shipping.
The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) issued a report in regards to the carbon-cutting potential of inland waterways – and how vulnerable they are to climate change.
The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) has welcomed the direction and actions of the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy for Europe, as they believe it recognizes the important role of inland ports as “Enablers of Green Logistics”.
UK MCA issued a marine notice providing clarification concerning the applicable engine standards for vessels operating on inland waterways, in accordance to the MARPOL Annex VI requirements, that apply to vessels operating on tidal Category C, and D waters, as well as to sea.
During a European virtual ministerial conference on inland shipping, Allard Castelein, CEO of the Port of Rotterdam, emphasized that working towards an inland shipping sector that is more innovative, reliable and sustainable can only be achieved when all inland shipping chain parties work together.
Further to the temporary postponement of enforcing documents for inland navigation by the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT), because of COVID-19, the current ILT position has changed.
Ports of Stockholm, Hutchison Ports Stockholm, Mälarhamnar and Wallenius Marine have teamed up to launch inland shipping between Stockholm Norvik Port and the strategically positioned Mälarhamnar ports of Västerås and Köping.
The European Commission has awarded 0.5 million euros in funding for further research to the RH2INE partnership. The project regards the transport of cargo with hydrogen-powered inland vessels along the freight corridor between Rotterdam and Genoa.
The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) and the European Barge Inspection Scheme (EBIS) announces the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to transition key elements of EBIS into OCIMF’s SIRE programme with the vision that a single barge inspection scheme within the inland European region will be achieved.
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