Port of Rotterdam and partners to develop smart road gullies

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. 

New digital business with the aim to optimize vessels’ earnings

According to a recent statement, Maersk Tankers is launching a new standalone digital business with the aim to reduce CO2 emissions and optimize vessels’ earnings across the industry, in an acceleration of its digital strategy. The new standalone digital business was launched on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

IAPH, PortXL to develop a platform for port innovation

IAPH has added maritime accelerator PortXL as partner onto its World Ports Sustainability Program. An agreement was signed last week to develop a worldwide innovation platform, where ports can engage in pilots and partnerships with start-ups and scale-ups.  

Digitalization and greening are the next key industry’s challenges

On the sidelines of EUROPORT, we were pleased to host an interview with Dr-Ing Orestis Schinas Professor of Shipping and Ship Finance, Head of Department of Maritime and Logistics of Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) which was the winner for a 2019 CAREER4SEA- EUROPORT award alongside a number of other distinguished nominees.

Singapore prepares shipping industry for 2020

During the “2020 & Beyond” conference, MPA Singapore announced its future initiatives concerning the IMO 2020 transition, and its further steps to help shipowners and maritime stakeholders towards sustainability, digitalization and develop skilled maritime professionals.

Google announces world’s biggest purchase of renewable energy

Google announced the biggest corporate purchase of renewable energy in history, made up of a 1,600-megawatt (MW) package of agreements and 18 new energy deals. These are all part of the company’s work to tackle climate change at a global scale. 

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