Worldwide there are approximately 3,000 merchant ports and the work of the Harbour Master can vary widely from country to country and from port to port even within the same country.
On 20 April Hutchison Ports BEST terminal in the Port of Barcelona was signalled as one of the greenest container terminals in the Mediterranean attributed to the design of its infrastructure and the way it conducts its operations. In addition, in 2022 it has eliminated Scope 2 emissions by opting for electricity from 100% renewable energy.
In this book chapters concern the design, build, operation and trials encountered at: Eddystone, The Skerries, The Smalls, Longships, Longstone, Bell Rock, Tuskar Rock, The Skelligs, Skerryvore, Bishop Rock, Fastnet, Muckle Flugga, The Bull and Calf, Wolf Rock, Dubh Artach, Chicken Rock, Flannan Isles, Rockall and, South Rock.
This report announced on 18 April provides guidelines for the sustainable development of recreational navigation infrastructure (RNI).
According to the publisher PIANC there are multiple potential benefits of recreational navigation infrastructure, but it is critical for sustainable development that these opportunities become actual benefits.
The main approach channel and Berths 8&9 at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe have been deepened to improve access for the world’s largest container ships.
The announcement was formally made today (4 October 2023) during the maiden call at the port of its namesake the OOCL Felixstowe, the latest in a series of 24,188 TEU mega container vessels operated by Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. (“OOCL”).