Establishing data for onshore-power demand ‘crucial precondition’ for adoption says ESPO

Datasets regarding vessel demand for onshore power (OPS) will be a “crucial precondition” for greater adoption in the industry, argues Europe’s seaport institutional body. However, there are currently none available in the industry. Shoreside power, primed to be a key decarbonisation strategy for ports to reduce carbon emissions in shipping, is experiencing greater uptake in […]

Port of Long Beach to ‘take a pause’ on shore power following state mandate

The Port of Long Beach will “take a pause” on shore power facilities for vessels following a mandate by the state of California to free up energy supply. California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an emergency proclamation on 30 July to free up energy supply as the state deals with extreme heat levels. The California Independent […]

Battery storage and hydrogen high on agenda for Port Oakland green power shift

The Port of Oakland will place hydrogen and battery storage as a priority for the port’s future power resilience. Electric ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and onshore power, amongst other low or zero-emission equipment, will place a greater draw on the port’s power grid. Speaking to PTI, Executive Director at the Port of Oakland Danny Wan said […]

Port of Pecém signs MoU for wave energy power station

Pecém Complex has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Eco Wave Power (EWP) for a wave energy power station at the Port of Pecém. The parties will liaise on the construction, installation, and operation of wave energy from Eco Wave Power technology at the Brazilian port. Pecém Complex and EWP will set up a […]

Port of London Authority to build on growing power demand in new green study

The Port of London Authority (PLA) will gauge the future energy demands of stakeholders using the Thames River in a new green study. The study, to be undertaken by Royal HaskoningDHV, will look at the different needs across the tidal Thames to build on its updated strategy for the river: Thames Vision 2050. The PLA […]