News
T +31 20 509 10 00
info@ptamsterdam.com
23 mei

PTA goes greener

Passenger Terminal Amsterdam is using green electricity to supply the building energy receiving power from a windfarm located at Ruigoord in Afrikahaven in the Port of Amsterdam.
If there is insufficient wind generated then PTA will switch to a supply of organic (bio) fraction from Afval Energiebedrijf Amsterdam (AEB).
The power is being supplied by Senfal Port Services, an initiative of the Port of Amsterdam and Senfal.
The aim is to supply locally produced green electricity for use by companies located in the port. The heating/cooling systems of the PTA building have been run using thermal energy since it was built.
Sustainable local energy
‘By coordinating supply and demand for sustainable energy locally, we will ensure a lower energy bill and make the port more environmentally friendly,’ reported Dick de Graaff, director at PTA.
This energy supply fits perfectly in PTA and the port’s ambition to be the leader in the field of green energy, he noted.
As of 2022, clean cruise ships will be rewarded by incentives port dues, he confirmed.
Green shore power for river ships
Port of Amsterdam, together with Eneco, own the Ruigoord windfarm. Working with partner AEB, they also provide shore power connections for river cruise vessels calling in Amsterdam.


Date: 23-05-2019
Source: Seatrade Cruise News
Author: Mary Bond


06 jun

Welcome!

Seabourn Ovation
06 jun

Piet Heintunnel closed

8-9-10 of June 2019
23 mei

PTA goes greener

Cruise terminal is using green electricity
10 mei

Norwegian Pearl

1st time in Amsterdam
07 mei

Welcome!

Nieuw Statendam and Viking Jupiter
01 apr

Tulipfestival

A tulip for every citizen of Amsterdam
25 maa

Viking Sky safe in Molde

12-day cruise of the Viking Sky has been cancelled
01 maa

Where is my ship?

Check your port for (dis-)embarkation this year!
01 maa

Parking special cruise rate expires

Discounted cruise rate no longer valid
29 jan

Start cruise season 2019

Record nr Maiden calls
22 jan

Door new sea lock

First door new sea lock arrived in IJmuiden
15 jan

First Art Fair

16th - 20th of January 2019
13 nov

PTA Director receives award

René Kouwenberg (63) has been presented with the Frans Banninck Cocq Medal