The Dutch inland waterways weekly newspaper "Schuttevaer" announces PortLiner's decision to select flow battery technology for its all-electric vessels.
EU Ministers for Transport, Infrastructure, and Communications met on 20 September 2019, in Brussels, to hold an extensive policy debate on how to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transport, with a view to ensuring that the EU will meet its climate commitments under the Paris Agreement. In the related publicity package a "Transport of the Future" movie was published featuring PortLiner.
What if, by 2050, people and goods would move 100% carbon-free?
On 11 June"Green Deal"on inland waterways, sea shipping and port was signed at the ministry of Transport in THe Haque. The agreement, signed by a range of public and private maritime stakeholders, details the sector's ambition towards C)2 reduction in the next years. Portliner is mentioned as one of the pilot projects.
PortLiner welcomes the decision of the European Commission to select the “ACCEL BARGE” project for CEF funding.
By the end of 2015, the “Paris Agreement” came into place, with world-wide targets on CO2 emission reductions. This is currently leading to national climate targets that will significantly impact the transport sector, including inland waterways.