Green theme: More green solutions coming to the Port of Copenhagen
The City of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Malmö Port and By & Havn have partnered to bring more green solutions to the Port of Copenhagen and reduce emissions from cruise ships. The first step is the design of a shore power system in Nordhavn. A new collaboration will ensure better air quality for residents and neighbors of the Port of Copenhagen and limit emissions from cruise ships in [...].
Green theme: Ambitious project at the Port of Hvide Sande: Will reduce CO2 emissions by 94 percent
As a matter of course, the Port of Hvide Sande has for a number of years dealt with some of the major global themes that are also included in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The themes that the port has primarily focused on are the transformation to green and sustainable energy, reducing CO2 emissions, cleaning up the world's oceans and social responsibility. The Port of Hvide Sande has [...]
Green theme: North Jutland ports must be green frontrunners
An ambitious Nordic collaboration will set the agenda in the international green transition. The ports of Skagen, Hirtshals and Frederikshavn will be electrified together with ports in Norway and Sweden. The goal is to accelerate the transition from diesel to electricity - and share experiences with the rest of the world. The project, called Scandinavian Electric Transport System, SETS, will accelerate the [...].
Green theme: Denmark's first mobile shore power plant opened at the Port of Grenaa
As the first commercial port, the Port of Grenaa now offers drilling rigs and ships cheap and flexible power from a mobile shore power system. The system is also the largest in a Danish commercial port, and the port now boasts both the country's largest mobile and permanently installed shore power system. The new, mobile shore power system provides cash benefits for the port's customers, as the power is clearly cheaper than [...].
Green theme: UN Sustainable Development Goals in Hirtshals: The port will contribute to a sustainable future
Climate impact and sustainability have become part of our everyday lives, and if our planet and society as we know it today are to survive, we must all set a sustainability agenda. At the same time, we must be aware of our responsibility for the future so that we can meet the demands that future generations will place on us. The commitment to [...].
Cruise and shore power: We need environmental benefits for the money
This week's feature article in Søfart is written by Tine Kirk Pedersen, CEO of Danish Ports "Over the past year, there has been a growing debate about whether Denmark should invest in shore power, especially for cruise tourism, which is gaining momentum in Denmark these years and which in 2019 alone generated over one million tourists to the country [...].