Unifeeder launches carbon neutral towage on River Thames

DP World-owned Unifeeder has deployed a carbon neutral towage service on London’s River Thames. To develop the EcoTow service, towage operator Svitzer converted its whole fleet of 10 towage tugs from marine fuel to sustainable Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO). This reduces towage CO2 emissions by 90%. Unifeeder will initially develop this service from Svitzer in […]

Oil production plant at the Port of Rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam welcomes new oil production plant

Pryme Group (Pryme) is building a new oil production plant in the Port of Rotterdam which is set to convert 60,000 tonnes of plastic waste into pyrolysis oil every year. Pryme has also entered into a strategic partnership with Shell, which will be utilising this new production plant as a feedstock for its crackers in […]

Port of Rotterdam

Global Energy Storage invests in sites at Port of Rotterdam

Independent energy storage company Global Energy Storage (GES) has announced it is buying an interest in part of assets of the Stargate Terminal at the Port of Rotterdam from Gunvor Group and will develop more than 20 hectares at the heart of the port. The site includes a significant waterfront with deep water access alongside […]

GreenTech 2021: FEPORT wants visibility, consistency on green fuels

European terminals require clarity on investment in environmentally friendly solutions, like green fuels, moving forward, despite ongoing efforts to digitalise and reduce carbon footprints. FEPORT,a representative organisation of over 400 terminals in the seaports of the European Union (EU),is wholly committed to buckling down on carbon emissions to meet the EU’s goal of climate neutrality […]

Green energy coalition launches BioLNG project at Port of Marseille Fos

The Coalition for the Energy of the Future has launched a feasibility study at the Port of Marseille Fos to advance the production and use of liquified biomethane (BioLNG) for maritime transportation. In a statement, the Coalition said it will allow the transformation of household waste from the Metropole Aix-Marseille-Provence into BioLNG, which will then […]