Cavotec, Schneider Electric and the Port of Bergen are hosting a major event on shore power next week which will gather leading experts to discuss how the technology is playing an increasingly important role in reducing emissions at the world's ports.
On Tuesday, June 16 delegates will gather in Bergen to consider key aspects of global shipping's use of shore power, including the latest developments in shore power technologies, how changes in regulatory frameworks are affecting the application of shore power, and the challenges that exist for its wider use.
Cavotec's Luciano Corbetta, Sales Director for our Ports & Maritime unit, will join other industry experts, environmental organisations and local and global media for a series of seminars and in-depth case studies.
Shore power - also known as Alternative Maritime Power (AMP), cold ironing, and High Voltage Shore Connection (HVSC) - is the process of connecting ships in port to land-generated electrical power. This allows vessels' diesel-fired engines to be switched off, thereby reducing emissions in ports and surrounding communities.
We will also be hosting a port visit during which attendees will see Bergen's shore power installation at first hand. Furthermore, the event promises to be an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and network with fellow ports and shore power professionals.
Cavotec is a leading supplier of innovative shore power technologies. Our AMP systems are in use at a large number of low and medium voltage ship- and port-based applications worldwide.