As the first ferry company in the Port of Trelleborg, Stena Line will now be connecting up its two vessels M/S Skåne and M/S Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to the electricity grid during calls into port. This is an important step in Stena Line’s dedicated sustainability work, with one of the focus areas being to reduce emissions into the atmosphere.
Stena Line is a pioneer in this field, and since 1989 has been able to connect up a number of its vessels to the electricity grid…
New containers can help developing countries utilize natural gas as a power source in remote areas
LNGTainer has announced its new liquefied natural gas (LNG) container is ready for production, which will take place in Finland. The containers utilize patented technology to make the storage and transportation of LNG more energy efficient and environmentally friendly than currently possible.
Liquefied natural gas allows natural gas to be exported to a wide range…
Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid. Today the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, officially opens the wind farm.
The 30MW wind farm, operated by Statoil in partnership with Masdar, is located 25 kilometers offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland and will power approximately 20,000 households.
“Hywind can be used for water depths up to 800 meters, thus opening up…
Green InfraPort was a project financed by EUSBSR Seed Money Facility and developed by three partners: Baltic Ports Organization (Estonia, a lead partner), SSPA Sweden AB (Sweden) and Motus Foundation (Poland).
Project started in February 2016 and ended in March 2017. It addressed few environmental developments and challenges for port industry within the Baltic Sea region: port reception facilities for sewage from passenger ships, liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering…