Shore Power


Port Dwellers Hope Cruise Ships' Switch to Shore Power Will Ease Their Pain

Jul 02, 2024

Residents near the port of Lisbon and elsewhere hope plug-in infrastructure can take some of the pain out of sharing their cities with cruise ships that belch out fumes while pleasure-seeking passengers see the sights.European Union rules designed…

Zinus to Deliver CMS for Shore Power System at Portsmouth Port

Jun 20, 2024

Zinus announced it has secured a contract with ABB for the delivery of the CRU500 cable management system (CMS) for end-client Portsmouth International Port.The contract entails the delivery of one CMS Cruise unit along with three shore-side cabinets…

Shore Power Launched for Cruise Ships at PortMiami

Jun 18, 2024

Shore power has arrived for ships docked at PortMiami, and Carnival Conquest represented Carnival Corporation at a celebratory event on Monday announcing it will be the first cruise ship to plug into landside electrical power at the cruise capital of the world…

Antwerp Euroterminal Readies Shore Power Facility

May 29, 2024

Antwerp Euroterminal (AET) is installing two shore power connections which, when operational in 2026, will be the first in Belgium for seagoing vessels.The two fixed shore power connections will be used by car carriers and con-ro vessels. AET…

Green Shipping Corridors Planned Between UK and Ireland

May 22, 2024

NatPower Marine and Peel Ports Group have announced plans to establish the first “green shipping corridors” between Ireland and the UK.The proposed project would see NatPower Marine develop the UK’s first commercial electric ship (e-ship) charging…

Port of Hamburg Offering Shore Power for Containerships

May 15, 2024

After several years of supplying cruise ships with shore power in the Port of Hamburg, the technology is now also being used for cargo ships. This makes the Port of Hamburg the first port in Europe to offer shore power for both container and cruise ships…

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

Apr 11, 2024

Valenciaport announced it has awarded the contract for the drafting and execution of the project for the installation of electrical connection to ships at the Transversal de Costa quay in the Port of València.The award is worth more than 11…

European Subsidy for Shore Power at Zeebrugge Cruise Terminal

Apr 10, 2024

Port of Antwerp-Bruges will receive a European grant of 3.2 million euros for a shore power installation for cruise ships in Zeebrugge. From 2026, cruise ships will be able to purchase green electricity when docked. It will be four years before this becomes mandatory across Europe…

Singapore Trials Charging Point at Marina South Pier

Apr 08, 2024

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has launched the first pilot trial for electric harbor craft charging point at the Marina South Pier (MSP).The charging point was awarded to the Pyxis Energy, Pyxis Maritime, and SP Mobility partnership…

Manta Installs Shore Power Systems for Finnlines Vessels

Apr 08, 2024

Manta Marine Technologies (formerly known as Yara Marine Technologies) has completed installation and commissioning of onboard shore power systems for three Finnlines vessels: the Finnlady, the Finnmaid and the Finnstar.The installations, onboard RINA-classed Finnlines RoPax vessels Finnstar…

ABB to Supply Shore Connection System for DEME’s Fleet in Vlissingen Port

Mar 20, 2024

ABB has secured a contract to deliver shore connection installations that will enable DEME’s fleet to avoid emissions when berthed in the Port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands.ABB’s shore connection technology will support DEME’s long-term decarbonization strategy…

Rotterdam World Gateway to Provide Shore Power at All Berths

Mar 01, 2024

Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) container terminal will equip its entire quayside with shore-based power for all vessels, slashing emissions of particulates, nitrogen and CO2 while at berth.RWG, which is already fully automated and CO2 neutral…

ABB to Deliver Shore Connection Solution for Portsmouth International Port

Feb 28, 2024

ABB has secured an order with Portsmouth International Port to supply a shore connection solution for visiting ferries and cruise ships as part of the UK port’s Sea Change project.Shore connection allows visiting ferries and cruise ships to…

Cavotec Awarded $5.7 Million Shore Power Refit Contract

Feb 12, 2024

Cavotec reports it has signed a $5.7 million contract to retrofit vessels with shore power solutions for an undisclsoed major European shipping line.The agreement entails the complete retrofit of containerships from installation of Cavotec's…

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