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Tag: Port of Rotterdam

ESI extends evaluation on CO2 performance

stormgeo

As of 1 July 2017, the Environmental Ship Index also starts evaluating performance in the field of CO2. To date, only the environmental performance of ships on emissions of air pollution (NOx and SOx) were assessed. This makes the index the first sustainable quality mark in shipping that includes the CO2 performance in its assessment.

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Titan LNG confirms first ‘FlexFueler’ order

pontoon

Titan LNG announced that it has taken the final investment decision for the FlexFueler1, the first LNG bunkering pontoon in Europe. The pontoon will be located at Port of Amsterdam, where it is expected to give larger vessels access to LNG delivery in crucial ARA (Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Antwerp) region, acting as catalyst for increase in demand for LNG.

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Hybrid ship propeller revealed

propeller

The Port of Rotterdam’s Additive Manufacturing Fieldlab (RAMLAB) and Autodesk have created a ship propeller made using a hybrid manufacturing process, combining wire and arc additive manufacturing, using industrial robotic arms and subtractive machining and grinding techniques.

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Innovative hull cleaning realized in Port of Rotterdam

hull

Fleet Cleaner and OH Ship Cleaning announced that have recently realized in water cleaning of the hull of the ‘Vlieborg’ vessel from Wagenborg, using hull cleaning robot, in the Port of Rotterdam. The Vlieborg was heavily fouled with slime and algae, which were all removed from the hull and captured by the installation.

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Studying potential consequences of climate change in Rotterdam port

Port of Rotterdam

Rotterdam port Authority has announced that the port area is anticipating climate change as it is effectively protected against floods. This is one of the conclusions of a recently-completed joint study that focussed on water safety in the port area: the Botlek Water Safety pilot project. This is a unique project that will study the potential consequences of climate change for the Botlek area – and to determine which measures can be taken in response.

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Research to focus on the use of bio LNG

Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and the National LNG Platform will be starting a joint study that focuses on opportunities to develop LNG from renewable sources as a transport fuel, in the port of Rotterdam. Relying on bio LNG rather than regular LNG allows users to drastically reduce CO₂ emission levels.

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