Port cities at the forefront of the energy transition

 Energy transition and circular economy 

Rotterdam and Antwerp, have announced ambitious projects to develop sustainable fuels in the coming years. In the Dutch port, Shell announced that they will start operating a Hydrogen plan in 2023 in the Maasvlakte 2. The CEO of the port of Rotterdam also indicated their plans to build a public hydrogen network, playing a relevant role connecting producers and users. This plan includes other smaller projects and a new hydrogen pipeline. On the other side of the boarder, the Port of Antwerp announced a consortium of 7 public and private actors to produce sustainable methanol. The construction of the demonstration plant is planned for 2022, and would save more than 8000 tons of CO2 annually, accelerating the transition to becoming a low-carbon circular port.

Port of Rotterdam, Port of Antwerp

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