- About us
- IBJ Awards
- Free Sample
- Contact us
Antwerp to further reduce emissions
(Posted on 31/01/20)
Port of Antwerp is taking yet another important step in the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon port. Eight leading players in the port area – Air Liquide, BASF, Borealis, INEOS, ExxonMobil, Fluxys, Port of Antwerp and Total – have signed a collaboration agreement as the first move towards the possible development of Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS) infrastructure.
The consortium will carry out a joint study into the technical and economic feasibility of such facilities. CCUS applications form a promising avenue for achieving the port's climate objectives.
Thanks to the presence of the largest energy & chemicals cluster in Europe, Port of Antwerp is the ideal location to foster collaboration between companies and take innovative steps towards CO2 reduction. The new facilities will be available to the entire port community.
However, international collaboration will be needed because Belgium does not have suitable geological strata for storing CO2 offshore.
The detailed analysis is expected to take around one year to complete. In the meantime wide financial support is available from Flanders, the Belgian federal government and the EU for further successful implementation of the project.
Emirates Steel, the leading integrated steel producer in the Middle East, and SAFEEN Group, the marine... Read more
The Milwaukee Board of Harbour Commissioners have approved the appointment of Eric Polzin to the position... Read more
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd. (APSEZ), India’s largest private Ports &... Read more
Daniel Deschodt, Interim Chairman of the Executive Board of Dunkerque-Port, has officially handed over... Read more
His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah,... Read more
Federal Marine Terminals, Inc. (FMT) has signed an operating agreement with Port Itawamba, increasing... Read more
Two of the UK’s leading waste to energy companies – Low Carbon Ltd and PMAC Energy &ndash... Read more
Peel Ports is the first Port group in the United Kingdom to take delivery of an autonomous unmanned... Read more
The Port of Rotterdam Authority and Gasunie are working together on the development of a new hydrogen... Read more
Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading and best-connected port operator, has celebrated... Read more