Whilst any individual event cannot be attributed to climate change, the following events in South Africa and the Mediterranean this week are nonetheless indicative of what climate scientists expect the ports' sector to see more of in the coming years:…
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Interesting overview on the challenges of sea level rise associated with climate change on port infrastructure in Florida.  See presentation video below.
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A PIANC seminar and workshop (co-promoted by CEDA) in March 2016 about climate change adaptation for ports and navigation infrastructure.  Recorded presentations are available online from the following links;  Introduction  Future-proofing ports and shipping  Climate change adaptation: engaging stakeholders and…
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Friday, 07 October 2016 13:32

Trial of Eco-Efficient Port Equipment

The Smart Energy-Efficient and Adaptive Electric Terminal Tractor prototype has been piloted in real life trials at Noatum Container Terminal Valencia within the SEA TERMINALS project. The electric Terminal Tractor prototype is a full electric vehicle with an AC induction…
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Video posted by the Hamburg Port Authority Cruise ships go to the socket: Shore power for ocean liners  smart port TV shows the shore power system and its operation, and emphasizes the importance of this facility for the Port of Hamburg.…
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Thursday, 06 October 2016 11:28

Tide Dampening Project in Kreetsand

To damp the consequences of a rising tide in the River Elbe, the HPA builds an additional floating area -- a status on the construction side in Kreetsand.
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Friday, 14 October 2016 18:22

Prime Hook Restoration Scheme

A large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware is progressing according to schedule. Watch video below! Located along the marshes of the western Delaware Bay, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 10,000…
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Friday, 07 October 2016 17:20

2-minute guide to COP21

What Is COP21? The 2 Minute Guide This December over 190 nations will gather in Paris to discuss a new global agreement on climate change. The talks are called 'COP21' which stands for the 21st annual Conference of the Parties…
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Friday, 07 October 2016 18:24

Clean Air in Ports Discussion

Hamburg Port Authority video  Discussion Clean Air in Ports  "Corporate Responsibility and Business Challenge" Alexander Porschke, Johan Röstin, Gene Seroka, Christine Loh, Max Boodie
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New oyster reef in Charlotte Harbor to protect against storm surge! Better fishing and protection against storm surge are on the way to Charlotte Harbor as the Nature Conservancy helps to put in a brand new oyster reef.
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