For naval ports and vessels, shore connection solutions have been around for decades. Depending on technical specifications and/or performance requirements, port managers have to make the right choices at engineering,… Read more »
What does it mean, technically and economically speaking, to switch from rotary to static frequency conversion?
Connecting ships to shore side power has proven to be a technology that alleviates pollution issues within ports by effectively reducing emissions, noises and vibrations of vessels mooring in these… Read more »
In the High Voltage Shore Connection (HVSC) standards, requirements are specified concerning shore connection grid voltage quality and protection selectivity between the shore connection grid and the ship power system…. Read more »
By how much does shore power cut pollution? With high-voltage shore connection technology you power berthed ships from the local electricity grid and not from generators. And with their engines… Read more »
Who is most affected by emissions from ships? People living in and around port and harbour areas are growing increasingly concerned over air pollution in their communities. They have good… Read more »
Just what is MARPOL VI and does it cover shore power? Shore power helps bring ships into line with burgeoning regulations. Chief among these is MARPOL VI. It is Annex VI to… Read more »
If all ships were fitted with the capacity to connect to grid-generated shore power when at berth, there would be gains all round. “Cold ironing”, a term for shore power,… Read more »
Adventures in the high seas are awe-inspiring. Uncontrollable natural forces, exciting discoveries, and great obstacles created by winds and beasts make for attention-grabbing tales. But, in the real-world, too much… Read more »
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