Port of Rotterdam

Watch: Sustainable solution prevents corrosion of quay walls

It is known that without protection, a submerged steel surface will gradually corrode, that is why steel quay walls are generally fitted with sacrificial anodes. Although, there is an alternative protection method: using anodes that are charged with ‘impressed current’.

Watch: Sustainable solution prevents corrosion of quay walls

It is known that without protection, a submerged steel surface will gradually corrode, that is why steel quay walls are generally fitted with sacrificial anodes. Although, there is an alternative protection method: using anodes that are charged with ‘impressed current’.

Next phase for geothermal energy research in Port of Rotterdam

According to a recent statement, Shell Geothermal BV together with the Port of Rotterdam Authority are jointly investigating the possibilities for geothermal energy in the Port of Rotterdam’s western section. The Ministry of Economic Affairs has issued the two companies an exploration permit.

Port of Rotterdam adopts revised vision for sustainable growth

Rotterdam adopted the revised Port Vision, which focuses on the creation of economic and societal value and achieving sustainable growth. The revised Port Vision was approved by the Port of Rotterdam Authority’s Supervisory Board earlier this year, replacing Port Vision 2030, which dates from 2011.

Port of Rotterdam to become a circular-economy hub

The Port of Rotterdam has the ideal location to become a circular hub, according to the newly-launched “Rotterdam towards a circular port – a deep dive into Waste-to-Value opportunities” report, with the report tracking the current waste flows in the port and the development of advanced companies in the industry cluster that are already committed to circular activities. 

EU’s biggest hydrogen plant to be constructed in Rotterdam

In the three years following, Europe’s biggest green hydrogen plant preparations will take place in the Port of Rotterdam, as hydrogen will lead the energy transition system. Water is the only residual product of hydrogen; Yet, up to now hydrogen can be maintained by converting natural gas at high temperatures which led to CO2 release, as well. 

Project eyes sustainable heat using sources from Port of Rotterdam

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy is moving forward with a project aimed to deliver sustainable heat to households in and around The Hague and the greenhouse horticulture sector in the Westland region, by using residual heat from sources in the Port of Rotterdam. 

Watch: How port of Rotterdam uses solar power

The Port of Rotterdam published a video focusing on the solar panels that are the port’s most sustainable energy sources, highlighting the importance of renewable energy and the sustainable development that will follow.

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