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Why Aberdeen Harbour?Hydrogen trams are a sustainable form of transport to enable Aberdeen Port to become Scotland's premier net zero port, offering world class facilities and services at the heart of the nation's energy transition efforts.Aberdeen South Harbour
Aberdeen Harbour Shuttle Flyer Nov 2023Direct access to the City Centre (Union Square). Link to the Railway Station and Bus Station. Frequent and flexible Service. Additional timings for Cruise Liner’s arrivals and departures A clean and Green Gateway Tourist and City Cars No Road/Tyre/Brake Particulates (NEE) (A genuine zero emission vehicle). No pollution at Point of Use Aberdeen South Harbour
LR Aberdeen Harbour South 4th Jan 2023 UpdateEmission limits for tyres and brakes: tyres and brakes shed particulate matter (microscopic pieces of material) as they wear. Euro 7 will set limits for how much brake dust and tyre particles can be produced by rubber wheeled vehicles (Particulate Matter PM2.5)Aberdeen South Harbour
LR Aberdeen Harbour South Mar 22The growth of the cruise market is supported by the growth in both the number and size of cruise ships. It is however expected that the majority of cruise ships in use by 2015 will be too big to dock in Aberdeen Harbour. Cruise Market Watch reports that in 2014-15 a further 13 ships will be added to the global cruise market fleet, with an average passenger number of over 3,000. Only two would have the capacity for fewer than 2,000 passengers and these are being built by operators that do not currently travel to Scotland. Accessibility (Road/Rail) The Pre-Feasibility Study carried out by HR Wallingford on behalf of the Harbour Board and referred to later in this document worked on the assumption that improved road and rail access would be required to allow any expansion of the harbour to link to the existing road/rail networks. There is a need to minimise adverse impact upon the existing transport infrastructure network, in particular in the City Centre which is already at capacity during peak times. Where infrastructure upgrades might be necessary to facilitate development at any of the options then these should be identified as early as possible. Bob Sanguinetti, Chief Executive of Aberdeen Harbour Board said: “We welcome the agreement between the UK and Scottish Governments regarding green freeports in Scotland, and believe the move will allow a level playing field in port operations across the UK.Aberdeen South Harbour
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