PORTOS aims to assess, develop and promote the integrated use of renewable energy resources in Atlantic Area ports and increase their energy efficiency, establishing a roadmap to a more competitive and sustainable sector.
Shannon Foynes Port Company
SFPC is the Ireland’s second largest port. It provides a variety of port-related services, from controlling navigation and marine safety, to warehousing, logistics and cargo handling. It has expertise in marine renewable energy technologies and their development is one of its key objectives in coming years.
SFPC has adopted an overall Environmental Policy Statement to guide its actions, and gained accreditation to the ECOPORTS PERS standard, a specific port-related environmental management standard under the auspices of the European Sea Ports Organisation, in 2014.
Role in the project
SFPC will be a project partner. It will be one of the three target ports selected for being led towards energy self-sufficiency. Moreover, it will contribute with its knowledge about the port system to the development of several project actions.