NEWS

The latest news in project ‘NEPTUNES’
News wall sided power Rotterdam

News wall sided power Rotterdam

The City of Rotterdam and the Rotterdam Port Authority will roll out shore power for sea-going vessels at berth. The aim is that in 2030 a large proportion of the sea-going ships at berth will be 'plugged in.' Diesel generators can be switched off,...

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Revision ESI website

Revision ESI website

Currently, the website of the Environmental Ship Index, abbreviated as ESI, is being revised. (https://www.environmentalshipindex.org/). One of the adjustments is the possibility of adding an ESI-noise score. It is expected that the update of the...

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Promotional Materials

Promotional Materials

A PowerPoint presentation and a factsheet has been created that aims to promote the NEPTUNES philosophy among all possible stakeholders and interested parties. The Factsheet can be downloaded here. The PowerPoint presentation can be found here. The...

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Open Consultation Waterborne Technology Platform

Open Consultation Waterborne Technology Platform

The Waterborne Technology Platform (see www.waterborne.eu)  launched a consultation on the draft Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda  Zero-Emission Waterborne Transport. As noise from seagoing vessels is not mentioned at all, one could ask for...

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Call for partners

Call for partners

Quiter ships lower port dues To attenuate the noise exposure of seagoing ships at berth, the consortium of  Rotterdam Port Solutions and DGMR consultancy have drawn up a proposal for a project "Noise Differentiated Port Fees". The aim of the project...

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Onshore power Valencia

Onshore power Valencia

A planned cruise and ferry terminal at a Spanish port must allow docked ships to connect to shoreside power, have photovoltaic solar panels on all roofs and decks and operate using measures to cut emissions and use sustainable energy.The Port...

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