Tag Archive for sustainability

Pondera to carry out a wind feasibility study in Saba

Saba has the ambition to become a 100% sustainable energy island. Wind energy is one of the possible renewable energy sources that are being explored. Dutch consultancy Pondera will be carrying out a feasibility study for this purpose. Saba’s goal to become a 100% sustainable energy island was formulated in the 2019 Energy Sector Strategy.…

Fryslân Wind Farm and partners support honey highway initiative

The initiators of Fryslân Wind Farm, its main contractor consortium Zuiderzeewind (Siemens Gamesa, Van Oord), Visser & Smit Hanab, TenneT and Rijkswaterstaat Noord Nederland (Department of Waterways and Public Works) are supporting an initiative to create a Honey Highway along the A7 highway. The Honey Highway is an initiative by Deborah Post from Schipluiden to create a…

Boskalis takes important step in reducing carbon emissions from its vessels

After tests with ‘drop-in’ blends of light biofuel and marine gas oil, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will now have a world first by having its dredging vessel Willem van Oranje operate on 100% bio-fuel oil. It is a key next key step in the ‘Boskalis on Bio’ program for the testing of sustainable bio-fuel oil.  The…

Van Oord publishes white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives

Van Oord presents a white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives to underline its sustainable ambition and to inspire everyone involved. Prior to the launch, Van Oord introduced its sustainability programme S.E.A. A platform of Sustainable Earth Actions, to advocate successful solutions for facing global challenges. In the white paper, the focus is on the acceleration…