The Port of Helsinki and its partners have submitted three funding applications related to the Port’s environmental investments to the EU. The objectives are, among others, to decrease emissions in the Port area and to allocate benefits to local residents and the whole city. The total sum of these investments is €18 million, and funding was applied for 20-30% of this.
The Port of Helsinki wants to be a forerunner in sustainable port operations. The goal and the basis of the action programme is 100% carbon-neutral port operations by 2035.
he Port is applying for the EU’s CEF funding for several projects of the Carbon-Neutral Port 2035 action programme, such as onshore power investments, energy-efficiency projects for the terminal buildings, the automatic mooring system of berth EK7 and the double vehicle ramp intended for the Vuosaari-Muuga route that will be built in Vuosaari Harbour.
The EU’s funding decisions are expected to be received by the end of summer 2020.
Read the article online at: https://www.drybulkmagazine.com/ports-terminals/12032020/the-port-of-helsinki-applies-for-eu-funding-for-its-investments/