Porthos, the initiative for carbon capture and storage in Rotterdam, is expected to store an annual amount of 2.5 million tonnes of CO2 from the industry in empty gas fields beneath the North Sea as from 2024.
Port of Rotterdam
The Port of Rotterdam along with the STC International shake hands and developed a new online Port Management Programme focused on digitalization.
In light of the European Green Deal and its ambition to turn climate neutral by 2050, Port of Rotterdam supports this aim and focuses on shore power so as to achieve a zero emission facility.
In Germany, a feasibility study has started under the name HySupply into the possibilities and conditions to develop the value chain for renewable hydrogen, in order to establish a global hydrogen market.
With immediate effect, ferries arriving to the Netherlands from the United Kingdom are no longer allowed to carry passengers.
Port of Rotterdam recently undertook a desktop trial in “Just-In-Time” (JIT) ship operations, showing that emissions can be cut considerably.
Port of Rotterdam reported that according to the provisional advice of the Commission for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), several points of the EIA for Porthos are incomplete.
Following a heavy rainfall and the climate change situation, Port of Rotterdam along with Van Gelder civil engineers and Wavin, suppliers of construction and infrastructure solutions, collaborated to develop data-driven road gullies.
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.
Bunkering of the CMA CGM Jacques Saade, the world’s largest LNG-powered container ship, took place in the Port of Rotterdam, Thursday, marking a milestone for the promotion of LNG bunkering as an environmentally friendly alternative for larger ships. CMA CGM named this as ‘the largest bunkering operation ever undertaken for a containership’.
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