The Commissioner is in Rotterdam today to meet with customs officials and food safety inspectors and take a closer look at the facilities at the EU’s largest port. The Netherlands is the entry point for 40% of goods entering the continent.
The summary of the hearing is now available.
On 26 September, the SESAR JU U-space SAFIR consortium held an Open Day hosted by the Port of Antwerp. A multitude of industrial and commercial drone applications were on display during live demonstrations. During the Open Day, the safety and economic viability of integrated drone traffic in a challenging environment was successfully demonstrated by the various use cases of the consortium partners.
In 2017, the total gross weight of goods handled in European Union ports (inward and outward) was estimated to be almost 4.0 billion tonnes. Compared to 2016, this represents an increase of 2.6% from 3.9 million tonnes.
A summary of the policy debate on A Clean Planet for all: A European strategic vision for a climate neutral economy – Maritime transport aspects is available.
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.