Shipping accounts for 90% of the World’s commercial goods transport. However this comes at a heavy cost to the environment, particularly when these ships dock in our ports. Noise, vibration and CO2, NOX, SOX and particulate emissions have a massive impact on the local and global environment. As a result of regulations such as MARPOL VI from the International Maritime Organization and even more stringent regulations from the EU, mean that ports and ship owners need to take action now.
The answer is to connect these ships into clean, cost-efficient, shoreside-generated electricity. When on board diesel generators are turned off, everyone shares the benefits-
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