AIVP Recommendation

There are now a multitude of technological solutions available (insulation and other treatments of buildings, lights, port equipment, coverings, etc.) to reduce nuisances and allow contact between heavy port activities and urban activities. Research and innovation in this area will be intensified, to produce ever more effective solutions.

Amsterdam (Netherlands)

In November 2015, the Port of Amsterdam launched the HoorbaarMinder (« Hear the Difference ») project, to replace the reversing sounds made by trucks and other machines.

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Stockholm, Helsinki, Naantali, Tallinn, Turku

European regulations and the development of residential areas closer to ports have put the issue of noise pollution at the very top of the list of environmental priorities for Europe’s ports. The ports of Stockholm, Helsinki, Naantali, Tallinn, Turku and three research institutes took up the challenge through the European Penta project…

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Bremerhaven (Allemagne)

Completed in 2008, the construction and operation of container terminal CT 4 in this location required compensation measures and work on buildings in the nearby urban zone.

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