The action with the most significant positive impact for the environment is to supply the energy needs of moored ships with green electricity, instead of diesel engines, or to switch ships to alternative, more environmentally friendly fuels, which would reduce emissions by up to half.
ABB Marine & Ports’ latest shore connection technology is ensuring that calls by the passenger ferry Viking XPRS at Estonia’s Port of Tallinn are made quietly, efficiently, and emissions-free.
Starting from September 2nd, passengers on Virtsu-Kuivastu ferry line between Muhu and mainland Estonia, ferry Tõll which has been converted into the first hybrid passenger vessel in Estonia.
Port of Tallinn announced public procurement for construction of a new state-of-the-art cruise terminal in the Old City Harbour, and the promenade in the area bordering the port.
Starting in 2019, ships participating in the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) in working towards reducing air emissions may apply for up to 8 per cent discount on tonnage fees in the harbours of the Port of Tallinn.