The Port of Oslo will now benefit from shore power following the completed testing of a new system at the port.
Blueday Technology AS wrote that it had successfully completed a full-load test on the BlueEco Shore Power System, and the shore power system is now ready to be used by the public.
“Ports connect cities across the world through trade and innovation,” the company wrote in a social media post.
“The Port of Oslo have planned an 85 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, with a long-term goal to be emissions-free. Port of Oslo has an ambitious plan of action to cut greenhouse gas emissions by investing in emissions-free solutions.”
The port signed the contract with Blueday Technology AS in December 2021.
OPS is a rapidly growing weapon in a port’s arsenal to combat emissions. In June 2021, European ports including Antwerp, Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Haropa Port and Rotterdam signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to “enable maximal deployment” of OPS for its container segments by 2028.