Oslo is one of the world's most climate-conscious and environmentally ambitious port cities. By 2030, Oslo will eliminate 95% of greenhouse gas emissions. Port of Oslo will reduce emissions by 85% in the same period, and become emissions-free over the long term.
Port of Oslo’s vision to become a zero-emission facility will help achieve its goal to shift more cargo from road to sea, and reduce emissions from ships and land transport. Development and improvement of intermodal solutions between ships, cars, and rail, provides an opportunity for sustainable growth at Port of Oslo - Norway's most important cargo hub.
Innovation and infrastructure
Efficient port operations are vital to meet the needs of the future. Port of Oslo invests in technological solutions and persuades other operators in the port to adopt innovative and sustainable solutions.
Port of Oslo invests in increased energy efficiency through electric transport and terminal infrastructure, shore power, and renewable fuels for ships.
Port of Oslo provides shore power for all international ferries, several local ferries, and is now exploring the use of shore power for cargo and cruise ships.
Port of Oslo has reduced its emissions from port-owned vessels and vehicles from 230 tonnes in 2015 to 2.8 tonnes in 2020 by phasing out vehicles powered by fossil fuels, and investing in electric vehicles. Port vessels and vehicles stopped using fossil fuels in 2019.
In 2020, Port of Oslo launched the world's first electric workboat of its kind. Pelikan 2 collects floating waste from Inner Oslo Fjord. The Port of Oslo also uses drones to search for waste.
Port of Oslo will establish a monitoring system to get a better overview of energy consumption. This will help raise awareness and identify measures to reduce consumption.