National Grid to berth UK ships into net zero waters

A new digital tool is set to help UK ports understand what their options are when it comes to electrification

Maritime decarbonisation cruises forward in Orkney with £2.2m project

The seven-month HIMET – Hydrogen in an Integrated Maritime Energy Transition – project aims to demonstrate technologies focused on two key local sectors: ferry services and cruise terminal operations

UK Government invests £95m in two new offshore wind power ports

The two ports will have the capacity to develop up to 9GW of offshore wind energy projects every year – enough to power around eight million homes

UK maritime sector begins clean shipping voyage

The Clean Maritime Council aims to devise a strategy to reduce emissions to improve air quality on and around waterways, ports and shipping lanes

Renewable port-side power ‘could bring UK green benefits worth £402m’

It would see the UK slash emissions equivalent to the output of 1.2 million diesel cars

$5m for port emission reduction projects

Funding worth up to $5 million (£3m) has been made available for clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from marine and inland water ports. Older diesel engines emit large amounts of air pollutants such a nitrogen oxides, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said. Port authorities, state and local governments can apply for up […]

Forth Ports accepts £760m takeover

Forth Ports has accepted a £760m takeover offer by its largest shareholder, Arcus European Infrastructure Fund. owns six ports in Scotland, including Dundee, Leith and Rosyth, and Tilbury in London. Under its energy arm Forth Energy, it also has extensive interests in the renewables sector, with plans to build biomass facilities at Leith and Rosyth […]

Scottish ports biomass plans unveiled

Plans for two renewable energy plants in Scotland are on display this week. Forth Energy is to build biomass facilities in the ports of Leith and Rosyth to encourage the development of more offshore wind power in the area, as well as provide a boost for Scotland’s timber industry in the country. The Leith plant […]

Hull unveils £100m turbine plant plans

The Port of Hull plans to launch a £100m wind turbine manufacturing facility. The proposal was revealed yesterday by the port’s owners ABP which wants to turn Hull, one of the UK’s busiest shipping hubs, into the country’s greenest offshore wind turbine manufacturing plant. Last month ABP submitted a proposal to the Transport Select Committee, […]

Liverpool chosen for £300m biomass project

A £300m biomass facility has been targeted to be built in a dock at Liverpool port. British renewable energy firm RES has revealed plans for the project at the Port of Liverpool’s Alexandra Dock. RES would use wood as a fuel source for the plant, as well as potentially waste wood from the surrounding area, […]