Theme

Green water

Climate-positive ports and greening our water routes. Green shipping corridors and ports as renewable energy hubs.
Opportunity
Maritime Accelerator
Connected Places Catapult is seeking SMEs with innovative solutions to join a 6-month accelerator programme for the maritime industry.
Event
Maritime Accelerator Application Support Webinar
Connected Places Catapult will be hosting an application support webinar for our Maritime accelerator to share information and answer any questions applicants may have.
Magazine
Our New Magazine – Connected Places
How is digital twin technology changing how we think about everything from cities to railway stations? How will the third age of flight change our skies and the airports of the future? And how are UK cities thinking out of the box to fund net zero investment?
Article
Clean Maritime Day at COP26
Shipping is how we get most of the goods that we buy and rely on to enhance our lives. But shipping also produces a lot of carbon, and governments, ship owners, and shipbuilders have sort ways to reduce maritime dependence on fossil fuels and move to cleaner types of fuel or energy.
News
Aberdeen Harbour receives green funding for blueprint shore power demonstration project
Aberdeen Harbour has received more than £400,000 from the UK Government to fund a joint demonstration project aimed at providing shore power within the existing Aberdeen North Harbour. The partnership with Connected Places Catapult will act as a blueprint for other UK ports to introduce the sustainable fuel alternative for vessels berthed alongside. The grant […]
News
Smart Ports: Shore Power to Support Vessel Operations Use Case
Continuing our Smart Ports Use Case series in collaboration with RH DHV, our fourth use case has been developed together with the Port of Tyne and Equinor, focussing on the provision of shore power to support offshore vessel operations with the aim of improving the local port air quality thus accelerating our transition to a […]
News
Smart Ports: Climate-Resilient River Operations in London by Predictive Digital Twin Use Case
Connected Places Catapult is working together with Royal HaskoningDHV and ports around the UK, releasing a series of smart ports use cases. Smart Ports are a key theme being explored and developed globally, having the potential to support the digitalisation of supply chains and logistics, increase resiliency, improve efficiency and accelerate decarbonisation. Our third use […]