The international shipping community has announced plans to create its first collaborative shipping research and development fund to eliminate CO2 emissions from shipping.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced that it has participated in ‘Noah’s Train’ as part of the Rail Freight Forward (RTF) initiative, a collaborative effort to cut freight transport emissions by 30% by 2030.
Leading ports and shipping companies have launched an initiative to develop zero-emission vessels by 2030.
Norwegian MPC Container Ships and Hamburg-based Ahrenkiel Steamship have joined the Trident Alliance, an international network of shipping companies partnering for effective enforcement of sulphur regulations.
The Port of Rotterdam and Antwerp have organised an event with European policy makers to alert the new European Commission and the European Parliament to the economic importance of ports for European trade, transport and industry.
The Port of Rotterdam is preparing for the first World Ports Climate Action Programme (WPCAP) congress in May.