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Ports and ships plugged into sustainability

6/1/2015

The increasing pressure from coastal communities to reduce environmental and health impacts associated with the shipping business places harbours on the front line of social responsibility and action taking. There are solutions available from stock for port authorities and ship operators not only to meet their closest neighbours’ expectations, but also to aid the environment globally.

Port of Bergen: Shore Connection Connoisseur

9/16/2016

The Schneider Electric shore power experts look into the Port of Bergen's expertise in implementing the first low voltage shore connection installation to power offshore supply vessels. The operation is made according to the new IEC/IEEE/ISO 80005-3 standard that allows for greater efficiency and safety to connection and disconnection operations.

Four pillars of port sustainability

4/1/2015

Today, terminal planners are facing demands to combine efficient, lucrative operations with a productive and sustainable future. The success of contemporary port operations relies on four essential pillars: environmental development, compliance to international standards, energy management, and the ability to readapt to rising trade flows.

Shore connection: How to make a ship ready

5/6/2015

Complying with environmental regulations and being energy efficient are key commercial differentiators in the shipping industry. Counting with these differentiators requires of having good knowledge of technology’s effects, side-effects and operational implications.