Terminal operator APM Terminals (APMT) has signed a €5m (US$6.2m) contract with Amsterdam-based NV Nuon Energy for the supply of wind-generated electricity for its new Maasvlakte II terminal.
The new deep-water terminal, which is scheduled to receive its first vessel later this month, will be the world’s first with zero emissions on site and off site, the company claimed in a statement.
The terminal’s managing director Frank Tazelaar said: “We are very proud of our technological advances in making this the world’s first zero-emission terminal operation to improve the port environment and set the industry pace in sustainability.”
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