The Republic of Lebanon High Council for Privatization and PPP (HCP) established the International Center of Excellence in Pubic Private Partnership for Ports (ICE4P) in cooperation with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
WwN is an integrated process which involves working to identify and exploit win-win solutions which respect nature and are acceptable to both project proponents and environmental stakeholders.
It is increasingly acknowledged that the consequences of climate change will affect both existing and new seaport and inland waterway infrastructure. Adaptation (to reduce vulnerability or increase resilience) will therefore be necessary.
In September 2016, Antwerp hosted the CIVITAS PORTIS kick-off meeting. The project involves 33 partners from five port cities working together on sustainable mobility in terms of commuter’s and private traffic as well as transport and logistics.
Vessel incentive programs and environmental infrastructure are a true case of “the value of the whole being greater than the sum of the parts”. By working together, these opportunities can effect greater change than by continuing to work in relative isolation.
The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used for almost 40 years as a deposition site for dredging spoils.
Port Links is a web-based tool for building transport chains through the Port of Barcelona and calculating distances, emissions, cost and transit time.
Through an unprecedented collaboration, the partners in PIANC’s Think Climate coalition have committed to work together to support the inland and maritime navigation infrastructure sector as they respond to climate change.
The website provides a wealth of practical information about OPS for seagoing vessels as a measure to improve air quality in ports and port cities and reduce emissions of air pollutants and noise