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The latest news about the activities of the Navigating a Changing Climate Initiative.

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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Tuesday, 04 October 2016 15:09

Ship Port Interface for Energy Efficiency

IMO Train the Trainer Course on Energy Efficient Ship Operation Module 5 – Ship Port Interface for Energy Efficiency  PDF can be found here. The aim of this module is to deal with ship-port interface and how ship in-port operation…
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Wednesday, 21 September 2016 14:14

Environmental Ship Index animation

On 4 December 2015, the International Association for Ports and Harbors (IAPH) presented the results of five years of the Environmental Ship Index in Paris, at an event associated with COP21, the Climate Summit of the United Nations. This animation…
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Friday, 07 October 2016 17:25

Greencranes - Pilot test in Valencia

Pilot programme of new port equipment including rubber tyre gantry crane retrofitted with low power generators and the first European prototype of an LNG-powered terminal cranes in the Port of Valencia. The European project "Green technologies and eco-efficient alternatives for…
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Climate change is now a fact. In addition to trends for a steady rise in global temperature and associated sea level rise it is anticipated that there will be an increase in the frequency of extreme events like storms, surges,…
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An ambitious project is currently under way at the HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder to find out how the batteries of heavy goods vehicles can be charged exactly at the same time that there is a surplus of wind or solar…
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Friday, 09 September 2016 09:48

Climate change adaptation guidelines for ports

Report by National Climate Change Adaptation Reserach Facility, looking at "Climate change adaptation guidelines for ports". The report is part of a series on "Enhancing the resilience of seaports to a changing climate" Scott, H, McEvoy, D, Chhetri, P, Basic,…
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Wednesday, 10 August 2016 16:15

Will Ports become Forts?

Article from Terra et Aqua, Number 122, March 2011  Will Ports Become Forts? Climate Change Impacts, Opportunities and Challenges While many studies characterise the causes of sea-level rise, attempt to measure and predict its rate of change, the focus on planning for the…
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A clip of the short documentary "The Chain - Awareness and best practices in nautical chain". "The Chain" is an initiative of European Harbour Masters' Committee (EHMC), Regional Committee of International Harbour Master's Association (IHMA).
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