Tag: <span>Shore Power</span>

Stena prepares four ferries for shore power
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Stena prepares four ferries for shore power

Stena Line has signed a contract with Yara Marine Technologies to install Yara’s shore power solution onboard four ferries.  When connected to the local power grid at the port, the turnkey solution will allow these vessels to eliminate emissions and noise that would otherwise have been produced by the vessels’ engines. The installations are scheduled...

Port of Aarhus invests in shore power
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Port of Aarhus invests in shore power

The Danish Port of Aarhus has chosen Shore Link’s CMS Cruiser to provide shore power for the cruise port.  Danish integrator PowerCon has been chosen as the turnkey supplier of the new shore power system. CMS Cruiser (a cable management system) connects cruise vessels to shore power in a port with limited space, such as...

Cavotec wins shore power orders worth EUR 4.5M
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Cavotec wins shore power orders worth EUR 4.5M

Energy storage systems (ESS) supplier Cavotec has been awarded shore power connection orders for container ships being built in China. The combined value of the orders is approximately EUR 4.5M. Cavotec will supply PowerAmpReel shore power connection systems for a number of 13,000-TEU and 7,000-TEU newbuild container ships owned by Chartworld and EPS, respectively. The...

UK to explore shore power to boost green shipping opportunities
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UK to explore shore power to boost green shipping opportunities

The UK’s Maritime Minister Robert Courts will accelerate the UK’s ambitions to deliver a greener, more sustainable future for the shipping industry with plans to explore the roll out of emissions-cutting shore power at UK ports. Shore power will be vital to decarbonising the maritime sector and improving air quality for local communities. Currently, berthed...

Norwegian port to install shore power facility
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Norwegian port to install shore power facility

Norwegian company Havnekraft will establish a new high-voltage shore power system for cruise ships in Haugesund, Norway. The facility will also be prepared for other vessels visiting the port outside the cruise season, providing a highly flexible solution for the port and visiting vessels. Planned delivery of the facility is the end of 2022. PSW...

iconsys launches new shore-to-ship power solution
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iconsys launches new shore-to-ship power solution

UK automation solutions provider and systems integrator iconsys has launched a new shore-to-ship power solution, named iconvert. iconvert is a fully integrated product that offers unlimited flexibility of voltage and frequency. It can be equipped with batteries to form a microgrid, limiting demand on the grid. iconvert provides fully flexible vessel connectivity solutions and is...

Tallink vessel gets shore-power ready
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Tallink vessel gets shore-power ready

Tallink shuttle vessel Megastar is to be fitted with ABB’s shore connection solution, enabling it to plug into the local grid for quiet and emission-free overnight layovers in the Port of Tallinn. Fuelled by low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG), passenger and car ferry Megastar makes three return journeys between the Estonian and Finnish capitals per day,...

Corsica cuts port emissions with ABB shore power system
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Corsica cuts port emissions with ABB shore power system

Three Corsica Linea ferries are using ABB’s shore power technology to cut emissions and noise pollution when berthed at the Port of Marseille, France. Instead of running diesel-fuelled auxiliary engines, Paglia Orba, Jean Nicoli and Pascal Paoli ferries will use electricity for power at berth. Each of the three vessels is being modified to feature...

AIDA Cruises pushes for carbon neutral sailing
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AIDA Cruises pushes for carbon neutral sailing

AIDA Cruises, owned by Carnival Corporation, reports that as early as 2023, 94 per cent of all its guests will be sailing on ships that can be fully operated with low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) or, in port, with green shore power. The company is also planning on trialling fuel cells and batteries to achieve...