The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has signed a contract with the Green Award Foundation to administer and manage the 8,400+ strong database of ships and 59 incentive providers already registered on the Environmental Ship Index (ESI).
The Norwegian port, backed by Maritime CleanTech cluster and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, eyes securing about €25m from Horizon 2020, the EU's funding programme for research and innovation.
The company's Marine & Ports division has opened the facility to stress-test cyber threats, so as to help the shipping industry in adjusting itself to the stricter maritime cyber security rules that will enter into force on 1 January 2021.
The Middlesbrough-based port company has been recognized for its role in keeping the country's trade flowing during COVID-19 as well as for supporting local communities throughout this challenging time.
A consortium of 14 European partners will work on the design and construction of a ro-ro demonstration vessel that will run on liquid green hydrogen (LH2) as well as on the establishment of an LH2 supply chain and bunkering platform.