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PIONEERS at the Green Deal Arena

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PIONEERS at the Green Deal Arena [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]PIONEERS attends the Green Deal Arena to co-create a fair and sustainable Europe on 4th October 2022. Christian Norden, Innovation Manager within the PIONEERS project and Consultant at BAL, and Manuela Flachi, Senior Transport Manager at Magellan Circle, gather both online and in person (Brussels), respectively, with high-level participants from diverse local movements, policy groups, and research institutes working on just sustainability transitions across Europe.   This represents a unique opportunity to learn more about transition thinking applied to the PIONEERS project and be involved in downscaling EU-level policies to a regional level, discovering valuable insights into how it works on the ground.   The main topics to explore are the leading players in Europe that are contributing to Green Deals objectives in practice; the way organisations can co-create transition pathways for just and sustainable change; and how we can bridge the ‘shared’ middle ground between, for example, collectives/individuals,...

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The first steps were taken towards a Green Port Master Plan

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The first steps were taken towards a Green Port Master Plan [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The PIONEERS ports of Barcelona, Constanta, Venlo and Antwerp-Bruges are taking the first steps towards a Green Port Master Plan.   However, before envisioning a desired future, PIONEERS focuses on understanding the complex port system as it is. European Integrated Projects, PIONEERS partner, familiarized the ports during a two-day workshop in Bucharest with various techniques that will support engaging with complex port systems and their actors. With an expanded toolbox of methodologies, the PIONEERS project can now start digging into the system!   Click on the picture and have a look at the photo gallery!   Stay tuned with #PIONEERSeuports and join our stakeholder community! [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDc3R5bGUlM0UlMEEucW9kZWYtcG9ydGZvbGlvLXRpdGxlJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwRElTUExBWSUzQSUyME5PTkUlMjAlMjFpbXBvcnRhbnQlM0IlMEElN0QlMEEuc21hbGwtc2xpZGVyLnFvZGVmLXBvcnRmb2xpby1zaW5nbGUtaG9sZGVyJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwTUFSR0lOLVRPUCUzQSUyMDEwMFBYJTIwJTIxaW1wb3J0YW50JTNCJTBBJTdEJTBBJTNDJTJGc3R5bGUlM0U=[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Unique floating PV energy production project in Constanta Port!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Unique floating PV energy production project in Constanta Port! [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="5px"][vc_column_text]In the scope of the 19 demos of the PIONEERS project with specific reference to the field of production, storage and supply of renewable energy, Constanța Port launched a new project to produce photovoltaic energy through a floating PV system located in berth 99.   The system is designed to produce 15,000 kWh annually and withstand a wave amplitude of one meter. It is unique in its mobility and can be moved where there is a need to supply electricity. The Maritime Ports Administration Constanța intends to provide electricity in the area of berth 99 and its extension for public lighting and tugboats, using the energy produced by this innovative system.   The system is composed of floaters, an anchoring system, a platform accessible to the staff, equipment for cable installation, solar panels, and energy storage systems and allows easy remote data transmission. Depending on...

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PIONEERS International Conference – Download the programme!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PIONEERS International Conference - Download the programme! [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are pleased to announce that the PIONEERS 1st International Conference programme has now been published![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_btn title="DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMME" style="custom" custom_background="#fbaf3f" custom_text="#ffffff" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fpioneers-ports.eu%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2022%2F10%2FPIONEERS-INTERNATIONAL-CONFERENCE-2022_Programme.pdf"][vc_empty_space height="5px"][vc_column_text]In addition to offering a great forum to debate and discuss emerging topics, with sessions ranging from keynote speeches to exciting round tables, PIONEERS 1st International Conference "Shaping the Green Port of the Future" is also an excellent opportunity to interact with international experts belonging to Port Authorities, institutions, international industry associations and the academic community.   Together, we'll discuss #PIONEERSeuports' vision and ambitions toward a sustainable future for the EU Ports industry.   So join us in Antwerp and take an active role in designing the Green Port Masterplan, the harmonised approach toward our ambitious decarbonisation targets.   Download the programme here. Register here. Registrations are open until the 13th of October!   Are you ready to create an impact in Shaping the Green Port of the Future?[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDc3R5bGUlM0UlMEEucW9kZWYtcG9ydGZvbGlvLXRpdGxlJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwRElTUExBWSUzQSUyME5PTkUlMjAlMjFpbXBvcnRhbnQlM0IlMEElN0QlMEEuc21hbGwtc2xpZGVyLnFvZGVmLXBvcnRmb2xpby1zaW5nbGUtaG9sZGVyJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwTUFSR0lOLVRPUCUzQSUyMDEwMFBYJTIwJTIxaW1wb3J0YW50JTNCJTBBJTdEJTBBJTNDJTJGc3R5bGUlM0U=[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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PIONEERS International Conference – Register Now!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PIONEERS International Conference - Register Now! [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]PIONEERS consortium is pleased to invite you to join us at the PIONEERS First International Conference on the 20th of October 2022, Port House Antwerp.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_btn title="REGISTER HERE" style="custom" custom_background="#fbaf3f" custom_text="#ffffff" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.eventbrite.com%2Fe%2Fpioneers-international-conference-shaping-the-green-port-of-the-future-tickets-399468369647"][vc_empty_space height="5px"][vc_column_text]Under the theme “Shaping the Green Port of the Future”, the conference will address key aspects and challenges in the port sector in 4 focus areas:   • Clean Energy Production and Supply • Sustainable Port Design • Modal Shift and Flows Optimisation • Digital Transformation.   The event unfolds around a number of inspirational speeches, panel discussions and breakout sessions with worldwide experts and policy-makers from the European Commission, representatives from Port Authorities, international industry associations and the academic community. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_btn title="DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMME" style="custom" custom_background="#fbaf3f" custom_text="#ffffff" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fpioneers-ports.eu%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2022%2F10%2FPIONEERS-INTERNATIONAL-CONFERENCE-2022_Programme.pdf"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDc3R5bGUlM0UlMEEucW9kZWYtcG9ydGZvbGlvLXRpdGxlJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwRElTUExBWSUzQSUyME5PTkUlMjAlMjFpbXBvcnRhbnQlM0IlMEElN0QlMEEuc21hbGwtc2xpZGVyLnFvZGVmLXBvcnRmb2xpby1zaW5nbGUtaG9sZGVyJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwTUFSR0lOLVRPUCUzQSUyMDEwMFBYJTIwJTIxaW1wb3J0YW50JTNCJTBBJTdEJTBBJTNDJTJGc3R5bGUlM0U=[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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PIONEERS July 2022 Newsletter is out!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PIONEERS July 2022 Newsletter is out! [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the PIONEERS #2 newsletter, you will find exclusive and insightful information regarding the latest news and developments of the project.   PIONEERS gives you an overview of the ongoing activities and the upcoming events!   Make sure you don’t miss any relevant events and developments by subscribing to our newsletter here.   Download the PIONEERS Newsletter #2.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDc3R5bGUlM0UlMEEucW9kZWYtcG9ydGZvbGlvLXRpdGxlJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwRElTUExBWSUzQSUyME5PTkUlMjAlMjFpbXBvcnRhbnQlM0IlMEElN0QlMEEuc21hbGwtc2xpZGVyLnFvZGVmLXBvcnRmb2xpby1zaW5nbGUtaG9sZGVyJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwTUFSR0lOLVRPUCUzQSUyMDEwMFBYJTIwJTIxaW1wb3J0YW50JTNCJTBBJTdEJTBBJTNDJTJGc3R5bGUlM0U=[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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PIONEERS at Transport Research Arena 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PIONEERS at Transport Research Arena 2022 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]PIONEERS will be at Transport Research Arena (TRA) in Lisbon from 14 to 17 November 2022! We will present PIONEERS innovations to the stakeholders’ community attending the largest European research and technology conference on transport and mobility.   We’ll be hosted at ALICE’s booth in the Logistics Innovation Village as well as speaking at the Strategic Session 3.2. - Sustainable ports and airports. The Logistics Innovation Village will consist of logistics R&I projects’ exhibition area, innovation café and innovation theatre.   We are looking forward to meeting you there! More information will be available soon.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDc3R5bGUlM0UlMEEucW9kZWYtcG9ydGZvbGlvLXRpdGxlJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwRElTUExBWSUzQSUyME5PTkUlMjAlMjFpbXBvcnRhbnQlM0IlMEElN0QlMEEuc21hbGwtc2xpZGVyLnFvZGVmLXBvcnRmb2xpby1zaW5nbGUtaG9sZGVyJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwTUFSR0lOLVRPUCUzQSUyMDEwMFBYJTIwJTIxaW1wb3J0YW50JTNCJTBBJTdEJTBBJTNDJTJGc3R5bGUlM0U=[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Save the date! First PIONEERS International Conference

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Save the date! First PIONEERS International Conference [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Under the theme "Green Ports of the Future", join PIONEERS in Port House, Antwerp, for the First PIONEERS International Conference on the 20th of October 2022, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm!   Together, we’ll discuss PIONEERS' vision and ambitions towards a sustainable future for the EU Ports industry, addressing relevant topics such as transferability plans for sustainable innovation and the creation of a Green Ports master plan with the opportunity to interact with stakeholders from the industry, port and academic community.   Programme and registration will be available soon. Stay tuned![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDc3R5bGUlM0UlMEEucW9kZWYtcG9ydGZvbGlvLXRpdGxlJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwRElTUExBWSUzQSUyME5PTkUlMjAlMjFpbXBvcnRhbnQlM0IlMEElN0QlMEEuc21hbGwtc2xpZGVyLnFvZGVmLXBvcnRmb2xpby1zaW5nbGUtaG9sZGVyJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwTUFSR0lOLVRPUCUzQSUyMDEwMFBYJTIwJTIxaW1wb3J0YW50JTNCJTBBJTdEJTBBJTNDJTJGc3R5bGUlM0U=[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Joint participation PIONEERS and MAGPIE at Connecting Europe Days 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Joint participation PIONEERS and MAGPIE at Connecting Europe Days 2022 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From 28th to 30th June, under the EU French Presidency, the European Commission organised the Connecting Europe Days in Lyon – formerly known as TEN-T days. This event brought together politicians, industry representatives and members of the Commission to discuss transport and mobility issues and their role in achieving the ambitious goals set out in the European Green Deal and the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy. In particular, the 2022 edition focused on explaining different initiatives, projects and programmes to make the European transport network greener and more resilient in line with the EU policy objectives.   Both PIONEERS and its sister project, MAGPIE, led by Port of Antwerp-Bruges and Port of Rotterdam, respectively, have their common ambition to scale up the current state-of-the-art of ports through demonstrating and implementing smart solutions to reduce ports' environmental footprint and move towards GHG-neutral shipping by...

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PIONEERS and MAGPIE’s joint session at ESPO Conference 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PIONEERS and MAGPIE’s joint session at ESPO Conference 2022 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Under the theme "Empowering Europe's ports", the 18th edition of the ESPO Conference was hosted by the Port of Valencia, Spain, from 2 to 3 June. The Conference focused on the most relevant challenges for the port industry in the near future, deepening the role of EU ports in the supply chain of tomorrow according to the new trade patterns and the new energy landscape.   The Horizon2020 Green Deal winning "Green Port" projects, PIONEERS & MAGPIE, took part in the ESPO Conference by organising a joint session. Both project coordinators, Inge de Wolf - PIONEERS, and Arne-Jan Polman - MAGPIE, shared insightful information about each project, describing the objectives and the innovative solutions implemented so far.   The two green ports projects had the opportunity to discuss with participants of the breakout session some key points, such as the challenges to build a Masterplan for...

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