Shore Power


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 avoid emissions by connecting to the shoreside electrical grid while in port, supporting the Portsmouth’s port aim to be the first in the UK to be zero emissions by 2030…

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…

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…

Zinus Charging Solution Ordered for Zero-emissions RoPax Ferry

Dec 21, 2023

Zinus announced it has won a contract to supply its autonomous charging solution for a new zero-emissions, lightweight Ro-Pax ferry.The endeavor is led by shipbuilder Incat Tasmania, and commissioned by their South American customer Buquebús…

Scandlines Orders Onshore Charging System for Puttgarden

Dec 20, 2023

Scandlines has contracted Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to deliver an onshore charging system to the ferry operator’s berth in Puttgarden, Germany.NES will deliver the system and connect the equipment to the power grid of the regional grid operator…

Erma First's Blue Connect Get Class AIP

Dec 14, 2023

Bureau Veritas (BV) granted an Approval in Principle to Greek company ERMA FIRST for its Blue Connect system, a high voltage alternative maritime power solution that can be housed in a 40ft container.  ERMA FIRST’s system, which can be housed…

Brunvoll Mar-El to Deliver Charging System for Bergen Ferries

Dec 14, 2023

Brunvoll Mar-El will deliver the onshore charging system for the Bergen area fast ferries, more specifically on the Knarvik-Bergen and Kleppestø-Bergen routes. Brunvoll Mar-El has from earlier been contracted to deliver the electrical and hybrid system integration for the 3 ferries…

Zinus Announces Four New Contracts

Nov 15, 2023

Shore power and cable management solutions provider Zinus announced it has secured four new contracts spanning different regions and industries.Amon new projects, Zinus will supply a ZPP115 Shore Power Compact Unit to Kuldiphingh Port Facility in Suriname…

DFDS Commits to Battery-electric Vessels on the English Channel

Nov 06, 2023

Danish shipping company DFDS announced it has committed to investing in battery-powered vessels to help decarbonize the maritime traffic across the English Channel.Following a meet between French Minister for Foreign Trade, Attractiveness and French Nationals Abroad…

Cavotec Wins €6.65 Million Shore Power Order

Oct 20, 2023

Cavotec reports it has signed a contract with one of the world’s largest shipping lines to supply shore power equipment for newbuild containerships.The €6.65 million order is for Cavotec’s PowerFit units, which are complete containerized solutions…

Port of Galveston to Co-pilot Shore Power Project

Oct 12, 2023

Galveston Wharves has been awarded a $1 million grant for a shore-power pilot project in partnership with Texas A&M University at Galveston to reduce emissions from cargo shipping operations.Funded by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)…

Holland America Line Completes Shore Power Connectivity Installs

Oct 03, 2023

With the completion of shore power installation on Volendam, Holland America Line's entire fleet is now shore power-capable. Volendam completed installation in Vancouver, British Columbia, and connected to the port's shoreside electricity for the first full day on Sept…

Tanker Becomes Europe's First to Connect to Shore Power

Sep 06, 2023

The Swedish port of Gävle recently became one of the first in the world to successfully connect a tanker vessel to a shoreside electricity system.The shore power connection solution was provided by Cavotec, based on new standards drawn up in cooperation with other ports and operators…

DNV Recognizes New Energy Saving Device from ERMA First

Aug 29, 2023

ERMA First has received a letter of professional opinion from DNV categorizing ERMA FIRST BLUE CONNECT as an energy-saving device and verifying its positive impact on Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) performance. The system is an alternative…

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