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Rotterdam Port to House Battolyser Plant for Green Hydrogen Production

Nov 28, 2022

The Port of Rotterdam on Monday said it will help develop a 14,000 square metre factory for Battolyser Systems, a company that designs combined battery and green hydrogen production machines.Financial terms were not disclosed.The port, which has announced a series of hydrogen-related deals this year, said it views the company, a spin-off from the Delft University of Technology, as an anchor for a part of the port that will be devoted to companies helping to get carbon out of supply chains…

Greek LNG Terminals in the Pipeline

13 hours ago

As demand grows for liquefied natural gas in Europe in the wake of the war in Ukraine, Greece has relied heavily on its sole LNG terminal off Athens to replace Russian gas imports.Now it is looking to build new floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) that could be operational by 2024…

Furetank Gets Grant Funding for Shore Power Setup

Nov 29, 2022

Furetank has been granted state and EU climate investment support for installing shore power connection on a tanker currently in production.The funding will be provided by Klimatklivet, an initiative by the The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and NextGenerationEU…

LNG Backlog at Spanish Ports Has Eased

Nov 28, 2022

Spanish gas grid operator Enagas said on Friday a backlog at its terminals that had forced it to warn it could reject deliveries of liquefied natural gas (LNG) had eased.On October 17, Enagas had issued a special situation notice due to unexpectedly…

APM Terminals Valencia Building New Maintenance Workshop

Nov 28, 2022

APM Terminals Valencia this month laid the foundation stone of a new 2,145 square meter maintenance workshop on the Levante quay.According to APM Terminals, the new workshop will enable the terminal to support increasing volumes and combine…

Hutchison Ports BEST Installs Solar Panels

Nov 23, 2022

Hutchison Ports BEST terminal has installed 1,832 solar panels on almost half a hectare of its buildings. BEST has already contracted electricity with a 100% renewable origin guarantee at the beginning of 2022.This is an auto-supply installation capable of generating 1…

Large Vessels Require Extra Tug in Port of Rotterdam

Nov 21, 2022

Large vessels are required to have extra tug assistance due to tunnel construction work in the Scheur, the Port of Rotterdam Authority said.From November 12, seagoing vessels exceeding 140 meters long have requires a tugboat on the Scheur between…

Container Traffic Suffers at Spain's Port of Valencia

Nov 18, 2022

International geopolitical and economic uncertainty is weighing on container traffic at the Port of Valencia, which reported a 7.7% drop (4,336,957 TEU) for the first 10 months of 2022.According to data from the Statistical Bulletin of the Port Authority of Valencia (PAV)…

Ukraine Lacks Viable Plan B to Boost Grain Exports Via Rail, Road or River

Nov 17, 2022

Ukraine has few viable options currently to boost grain exports by rail, road or river barge anytime soon if a United Nations-brokered deal with Moscow to export by sea runs into trouble.Ukraine is one of the world’s leading grain and oilseed…

Germany Completes Construction of Floating LNG Terminal

Nov 15, 2022

Germany on Tuesday completed construction of its first floating terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the North Sea port of Wilhelmshaven as it scrambles to secure more LNG and move away from Russian pipeline gas.'The new LNG landing place is a big step towards a secure energy supply…

GAC Extends European Footprint with New Office in Algeciras, Spain

Nov 09, 2022

GAC Group opened the first of several planned offices in Spain, at the port of Algeciras. The move, which comes just three years after the opening of GAC Gibraltar, represents the latest step in the company’s European growth strategy.Located in the province of Cádiz…

Greece Likely to Cancel Alexandroupolis Port Sale

Nov 07, 2022

Greece is likely to cancel the sale of its northern port of Alexandroupolis, mainly due to the port’s upgraded role following the war in Ukraine, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday.Greece in September received two…

Germany's Scholz Defends Chinese Port Sale, Stresses Need to Diversify Ties

Oct 28, 2022

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Thursday stressed the need for Europe to diversify its relations to ensure it is not dependent on any one nation, a day after he pushed through a decision to let a Chinese firm invest in a terminal at the country's largest port…

Port of Barcelona Inks Shore Power Deal with PowerCon

Oct 25, 2022

The Port of Barcelona and Denmark's PowerCon A/S have started building the pilot project to provide electrical power to ships at the BEST terminal. The company has been awarded the contract for this project, which is part of Phase Zero of the…

Italy Commissioner Gives OK for New LNG Terminal in Piombino

Oct 25, 2022

A state-appointed commissioner in Italy on Tuesday gave his formal go-ahead to the set up of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the port of Piombino, on the western coast of the country.Preparatory works by gas grid operator Snam for the infrastructure can start on Wednesday…

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