British port operator, Associated
British Ports (ABP) is the first UK port company to test a
This joint pilot project received funding from ORE
Catapult through Innovate UK’s Hydrogen Innovation Initiative (HII), following
the funding of initial feasibility from the Department for Transport’s Clean
Maritime Demonstration Competition.
this demonstration aims to contribute to the decarbonisation of port operations.
Simon Bird, regional director of the Humber ports,
commented, “This demonstration of using hydrogen in port equipment in Immingham
has been able to highlight the challenges and benefits of using this
zero-emiABssion energy in our port.”
UK’s maritime minister, Baroness Vere stated, “Decarbonising the maritime sector goes
beyond cutting emissions at sea, and this trial demonstrates that hydrogen
will play a significant part in UK’s port operations and shed their dependence
on fossil fuels.”