Port and shipping emissions
ShoreLink contributes to emissions-free Cruise Port in Ålesund by 2022

Plug has chosen ShoreLink to help build the new shore power installation for a cruise in Ålesund. Estonian technology brand ShoreLink will deliver innovative technical systems that will enable cruise ships visiting Ålesund to use shorepower and ensure their stay in Alesund will be emissions free by 2022. 

Port and shipping emissions
Quick overview: Lowering port emissions, introducing better fuels

In 2010, shipping made up 4% of total EU greenhouse gas emissions. Since then, headed by the European Commission, the union has made efforts to try the ever-rising numbers at bay. This includes getting port emissions under control. The overall goal, according to a wealth of position papers and other measures published since, is to…

Shore power
What is shore power?

In terms of commercial shipping this is normally done through a shore power dispenser, or HVSC (high voltage shore power connection). This is where the shore has access to an electricity source (local or national power grid, or even on-site generation) and delivers it using one or more dispensers fitted with cables and plugs into…

Port and shipping emissions
Case study: Innovation and Cooperation bring shore power to the Port of Tallinn

For many years, the Port of Tallinn has been a successful port in that it provided fuel, water management, waste and stock as necessary. The Port has moved with the times, keeping up to date and modernising. With EU directives prioritising sustainable and green ports, it made sense to modernise once more. Modernisation rising on…

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