Electrification News


Singapore Port Authority Seeks Proposals for Fully Electric Harbor Craft

Jul 11, 2023

Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has issued an expression of interest (EOI) calling for proposals to design and promote the use of fully electric harbor craft in Singapore, it said in a statement on Tuesday.The EOI document is a further step towards MPA's rule that all new harbor craft operating in its waters to be fully electric, or run on biofuels or net-zero fuels from 2030. The final aim is to achieve net zero emissions by 2050…

APM Terminals Suape Buys Equipment for 100% Electrified Terminal

Jul 17, 2024

APM Terminals Suape, Brazil, reports it has completed the purchase of 28 pieces of all-electric container handling equipment from SANY. The equipment has been specifically customized for the new terminal and features state-of-the-art technology with a high level of efficiency and safety…

LA/Long Beach Ports Invest $25 Million for Truck Charging

Jul 02, 2024

The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will provide $25 million for a partnership with regional air quality agencies to jump-start charging infrastructure for electric heavy-duty drayage trucks.The $135 million in projects led by the Mobile…

Ship Tech Facilitate 'Green' Shipping is Ready to Go, Says Haslebakke

Jun 27, 2024

Recognizing the need for climate action, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adapted a new strategy in 2023 to incorporate a net-zero emissions goal for all vessels by or around 2050. 'With a lifetime of 20-30 years for a vessel built today…

The Path to Zero: Shell Opens MW Charger in Amsterdam

Jun 17, 2024

Shell inaugurated on June 17, 2024, its first self-developed megawatt charger for dual use by both electric trucks and shipping vessels at the Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam (ETCA). The capacity of the megawatt charger corresponds to about three 350 kW…

MOL and Volvo Penta Developing Full-electric 4X4 RoRo Tractors

Jun 05, 2024

MOL, a manufacturer of heavy industry and port handling equipment, in partnership with Volvo Penta, has commenced trials of their full electric 4X4 RoRo tractor, the RME225. The vehicle features a Volvo Penta driveline consisting of three battery packs totaling 270 kWh of installed energy…

Bahamas Port Goes Electric with New Mobile Harbor Cranes

Apr 11, 2024

Arawak Port Development Limited (APD) has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald ESP.6 mobile harbor crane to add substantial extra capacity to their terminal at the Port of Nassau. This crane will be the first at the port to run on mains power, which means zero emissions during operation…

HAROPA Begins Work on Shore Power Connections at Le Havre Cruise Terminal

Feb 14, 2024

HAROPA PORT has started working on the construction of electricity supply connections for ships at the Le Havre cruise terminal.The purpose of the work planned for HAROPA PORT’s cruise terminal, dubbed Florida Point, is to assist the energy transition in the sea cruise sector…

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…

Ports of Stockholm to Seek EU Funding for Electrification Projects

Jan 31, 2024

Ports of Stockholm announced it has been given the green light to apply for EU funding for three sustainability initiatives that primarily focus on the development of electricity infrastructure.Government approval has been given for all three applications from Ports of Stockholm…

MPA Calls for Electric Harbor Craft Charging Point Proposals

Aug 28, 2023

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has issued a call for proposals to develop, commission, maintain, and operate electric harbor craft (e-HC) charging points at Jurong Port, Marina South Pier, Pasir Panjang Ferry Terminal, PSA Marine - West Coast Base…

Taiwan's First Automated Container Terminal Inaugurated

Aug 16, 2023

Evergreen Marine has officially opened Terminal 7 at Kaohsiung Port, a smart terminal expected to drive ongoing growth of shipping related industries within southern Taiwan. The terminal is the first and largest fully-automated container terminal…

APM Terminals Barcelona Gets €3.9 Million for Electrification Project

Aug 08, 2023

The Government of Spain, via the Moves Singular Projects II Program, has granted €3.9 million to APM Terminals Barcelona to finance part of a pilot project for the electrification of the container handling equipment operating at the terminal…

Valenciaport Puts Out Tender for Dock Electrification

Aug 08, 2023

The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) has put out to tender the drafting and execution of the works for the electrical connection to ships for the Transversal Costa-MSC quay. This is the first electrification or Onshore Power Supply (OPS) project…

Canada's First LNG Terminal in 'Encouraging' Talks with British Columbia on Electrification

Jul 06, 2023

The CEO of LNG Canada, the Shell-led liquefied natural gas export project in British Columbia, said on Thursday discussions with the province about electrifying a second phase of the terminal have been 'encouraging' but building new power transmission infrastructure remains a long way off…

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Donjon Marine Awarded $19 Million Dredging Contract

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