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Port of San Diego plans microgrid project for cleaner air

As part of its environmental sustainability, the US Port of San Diego said it will soon begin infrastructure improvements to support future installation of a renewable, solar-powered microgrid at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, one of the Port’s two marine cargo terminals. The microgrid is expected to help the port improve its air quality. 

Port of Amsterdam, partners to develop major green hydrogen cluster

The Port of Amsterdam announced collaboration with Nouryon and Tata Steel to study the feasibility of a large green hydrogen cluster in the Amsterdam region. The three parties consider green hydrogen as vital for reaching climate targets and building a more circular economy.

Methanol Institute: Renewable fuels can meet emission reductions objectives

As negotiations for redrafting the Renewable Energy Directive are underway during the trilogue procedure, the Methanol Institute called the negotiating parties to recognise the importance of all sustainable renewable fuels in reducing emissions in transportation. For this reason it urges for ambitious levels of low carbon, and renewable fuels in transport of at least 15% in 2030.

Rotterdam: Energy transition is not only cutting back on coal

Paris agreement objectives mean that by 2030, the Netherlands will need to have reduced its CO₂ emissions by 49% compared to 1990, so CO₂ emissions are not allowed to exceed certain limits. However, the Paris agreement does not include any statements on the actual use or storage of coal itself, the port of Rotterdam noted.

Zero emissions ships to penetrate market by 2030

The shipping industry must and can play a significant role in addressing global warming by reducing its GHG emissions, according to a 4-year research, ‘Shipping in Changing Climates’, supported by over 30 partners from the industry, including Lloyds Register, Rolls Royce, BMT, Shell and MSI.

Zero emissions ships to penetrate market by 2030

The shipping industry must and can play a significant role in addressing global warming by reducing its GHG emissions, according to a 4-year research, ‘Shipping in Changing Climates’, supported by over 30 partners from the industry, including Lloyds Register, Rolls Royce, BMT, Shell and MSI.

Port of Aalborg becomes the first CO2-neutral port in Denmark

The Port of Aalborg announced that it achieved to be the first CO2-neutral port in Denmark, along with being among the few CO2-neutral ports in the world. Since 2010, the Port adopted a series of initiatives that resulted in energy savings and reductions in CO2 emissions and it chose to become certified in accordance with the international standard of environmental management.

ABB converts HH Ferries’ vessels into emission-free ferries

ABB’s project to convert two HH Ferries’ vessels into the world’s largest emission-free ferries is gathering pace after Öresund Dry Docks was selected to carry out the work. M/F Tycho Brahe and M/F Aurora will both be fitted with 4.16 MW of batteries and the containers with the battery racks will be lifted on board in February 2017.

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