MSC and Samsung Heavy Industries order shore power systems from Cavotec

Cavotec has won a series of orders from stakeholders including MSC and Samsung Heavy Industries to equip container ships with shore power systems. The firm secured orders worth €5 million ($6.09 million) in the second quarter for new-build vessels, with the majority of orders from MSC and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). Cavotec will supply PowerAMPReels […]

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 […]

Port of Amsterdam rolls out new smart onshore power cabinets in unit overhaul

The Port of Amsterdam will replace all existing shoreside power units with smart green power cabinets by the end of 2021 as part of the port’s clean energy overhaul. The shore power cabinets can be operated using the Park-line app, indicating how much power is needed by customers. The boxes are sustainable, not only by […]

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 […]

Microgrids could be solution for green powering remote and island ports

The rollout of microgrids to outermost and island ports could be a key unlocking force behind increasing electrical power usage in maritime. A microgrid is a local energy grid capable of operating autonomously from a traditional regional or national grid. Microgrids have seen a surge in interest in the United States at the Port of […]