AIVP Recommendation

The restrictions imposed by national and supranational environmental legislation offer an opportunity to adopt a proactive rather than a reactive approach, by committing to dynamic, forward-looking environmental strategies. Before practical steps can be taken to monitor and manage the environmental impacts of ports, especially in City Port interface areas, those impacts first need to be clearly identified and assessed.

Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (Spain)

In 2016, the Port Authority and the University of the Balearic Islands launched a study to gauge the impact of port activities on the nearest population, in terms of noise and air quality. The SmartSensPORT project began the following year

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Dublin (Ireland)

In 2017, the Port of Dublin signed a 1.8 million euro deal with TechWorks Marine Ltd to monitor environmental conditions in Dublin Bay. The project entails the use of four buoys…

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Valencia (Spain)

The environment and eco-efficiency have been central to the Port of Valencia’s development strategy for some time. They formed the core issue of its Ecoports programme and the Sympic project.

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