Oslo Harbor KF has signed a cooperation agreement with the Bellona Foundation. Bellona will partner up with the Port of Oslo to make the port emission-free, and will distribute the lessons learned from this project with the international community, allowing others to follow Oslo’s example.
Rotterdam, Antwerpen and Hamburg, all located on the North Sea coast, maintained their positions as Europe’s top three ports in 2017, both in terms of the gross weight of goods handled and in terms of the volume of containers handled in the ports.
The Blue Invest platform, set up with financial support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), will provide a range of support for blue economy small companies and entrepreneurs. Daniela Cedola, which will manage the Blue Invest platform, outlined the opportunities for those with strong blue economy business ideas.