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  1. News item 14-07-2016
    Consortium scales up production of bio-aromatics from waste

    waste that would otherwise be incinerated or end up in landfill into valuable raw materials for the chemical industry is the challenge being undertaken by a consortium of 12 companies over the next 18 months. Biodegradable waste, nappies, fertilizers and sieving material from waste water will be... read more »

  2. News item 27-06-2016
    Port of Amsterdam on energy and sustainability

    CleanDrinks is an international online platform for young entrepreneurs and professionals in the field of sustainability. Six times a year, CleanDrinks organises an offline event on themes connected with sustainability. A great platform for the Port of Amsterdam to raise its profile among young... read more »

  3. News item 09-06-2016
    Greenport NHN and the Amsterdam port region believe in opportunities

    The Airport-Seaport breakfast event on June 8th focused on food chain opportunities for the Amsterdam port region. The event was well attended, with 50 port region relations. Guest speakers Rian van Dam, programme manager at Greenport NoordHollandNoord (dutch language website http://www.... read more »

  4. Press release 12-04-2016
    Maiden call for flagship Drive Green Highway

    Drive Green Highway is a car-carrying ship, with a length of 200 metres and breadth of 37.5 metres. Her gross tonnage is 76,500 tonnes. She can carry around 7,500 passenger cars, but also transports other cargo. Solar panels are installed on deck that generate enough power for all the LED lighting... read more »

  5. News item 18-02-2016
    Sustainable business operation inspires business leaders at Airport-Seaport breakfast

    On Thursday 11 February, the well-attended Airport-Seaport business breakfast was held in Amsterdam with the theme of Sustainable business operation pays! This networking event for directors of customers, partners and decision-makers in the Amsterdam seaport region is organised by the Port of... read more »

  6. Press release 05-01-2016
    Port of Amsterdam rewards clean ESI ships with double bonus

    Port of Amsterdam awards vessels with financial incentives, which will be deducted from the port dues in a transparent manner. The ESI performance is displayed based on a scale from 0 to 100: a score of 1 indicates an improvement over the current environmental regulations for shipping, while 100... read more »

  7. News item 04-12-2015
    Five years of the Environmental Ship Index (ESI)

    On 4 December the IAPH will present the results of five years of the ESI in Paris, at an event associated with COP21, the Climate Summit of the United Nations. read more »

  8. News item 16-10-2015
    Shell opens up first LNG trucking station in Amsterdam port

    After Rotterdam and Waalwijk, Shell has opened its third Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) trucking station in the port of Amsterdam. With a capacity of 70,000 litres of LNG, the new station can service two hundred trucks a day. read more »

  9. News item 09-10-2015
    Boskalis, Wärtsilä and GoodFuels Marine launch sustainable marine biofuels programme

    Netherlands-based GoodFuels Marine and its partners will spearhead a two-year pilot programme to accelerate the development of truly sustainable, scalable and affordable marine biofuels. Biofuels are today not part of the marine fuel mix that operators and owners can choose from. This means that... read more »

  10. News item 24-06-2015
    Large Japanese Offshore Wind delegation visits North Sea Canal Area

    Offshore wind is a growing industry. Dutch companies are leading in this sector, specifically in the fields of installation, steel construction and maintenance. Plenty of reasons for a Japanese delegation to visit the Netherlands for knowledge exchange. The programme started where it all began in... read more »

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