NavClimate News

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

The PIANC-led Think Climate coalition is pleased to announce a major international climate change conference dedicated to the interests of waterborne transport infrastructure owners, operators and user. Climate change is an important and growing focus of attention. The Paris Agreement on…
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Friday, 18 November 2016 13:30

Hapag Lloyd almost halves CO2 emissions!

Article in the Marine Professional Magazine about Hapag-Lloyd reducing CO2 emissions of its container transports by a total of 45% over the last 10 years. Read more here.
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A global declaration urging world leaders to pay increased attention to climate change adaptation for transport will be presented at COP22 in Marrakech on November 17th. The COP22 Declaration on Accelerated Action on Adaptation in Transport will be introduced at…
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Thursday, 10 November 2016 12:13

News from COP22

The 22nd meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is well underway in Marrakech, Morocco, with plenty of attention to transport mitigation and adaptation, including waterborne transport infrastructure. Navigating a Changing Climate…
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Tuesday, 25 October 2016 15:21

#NavClimate Interview: Quebec Port Authority

#NavClimate spoke to Yoss Leclerc from the Quebec Port Authority.
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#NavClimate spoke to Simona Duke from the North Queesland Bulk Ports Corporation.
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The UK newspaper The Guardian cites research by Princeton University, USA, in reporting that Hurricane Sandy-level flooding is "rising so sharply it could become normal". An analysis of past storms and models of future events as the planet warms has…
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#NavClimate spoke to Anika Beiersdorf from the Hamburg Port Authority.
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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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