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igus® energy supply systems for shore power supply in ports

moving energy made easy …flexible…safe…reliable...customised…

More and more ports are confronted with an increased public awareness for environmental issues. Stricter guidelines are forcing ports to implement more environmentally-friendly technologies. igus® energy supply systems for shore power supply is the solution to reduce air pollution, noise and vibration of vessels while at berth. An international standard ensures compatibility of shore power connection for different types of vessels at any port in the world. IEC 80005-1 defines the standard for medium voltage connections and IEC 80005-3 for low voltage connections.
Every port is unique. Different tides, terminal design and port equipment vary from port to port, terminal to terminal and vessel to vessel. Every day the port handles different ships of different sizes with different loading, moored in different locations with different shore power supply requirements. Reduced planning efforts and efficient handling of freight are important for the success of a port. Shore power connections have to be compliant with this highly dynamic port environment. However, they must not restrict the operation of the port.
Requirements for shore power connections:

Convenient handling

Flexible and manoeuvrable

Space-saving even in difficult installation spaces

Long-lasting and resistant to outside influences

igus® has been developing and manufacturing customised cable management systems for the maritime industry for many years. The company is located closely to its customers all around the world, providing consultancy services and assistance with planning, assembly, inspection and a spare-parts service.

igus® shore power solutions for terminals and vessels

Container terminals and vessels

Container terminal  
flexible and durable

Mobile shore power connections for full flexibility

Slipring-free cable guidance systems for a long service life

Ferry terminals and vessels

Ferry terminal and vessel  
safe and modular

Cable guidance systems for different voltage categories and cables

Adapted to the particular features of terminals and ships

Offshore terminals and vessels

Offshore vessels  
specific or universal

Cable guidance systems for fast connection or a wide range of applications

Stationary or mobile, depending on requirements

igus® shore power systems for terminals and vessels

e-chain® dispenser  
e-chain® dispenser

With the triflex® e-chain® for three-dimensional movements

Single cores from stock instead of expensive multiple-cores

Reduced footprint

e-chain® reel  
e-chain® reel

Flexibility for existing and new shore power connections

Protected cable guidance

Increases safety and durability

e-spool® shore power  
e-spool® shore power

Slipring-free system

Resistant to seawater, cold, heat and vibrations

Only little maintenance required and easy to inspect

e-spool® shore power  
Long travels for mobile SPO

Travels of 800 m and more possible

Proven technology, longer service life, cost-efficient

Modular design

Shore power connection for LNG Power Barge  
Shore power connection for LNG Power Barge

Pollutant reduction

Longer service life and cost-efficient

Increases safety

Shore power connection for LNG Power Barge  
Offshore Chain

Durable, robust but nevertheless flexible

Optimised for installation, inspection and maintenance

Resistant to corrosion, seawater, oil and UV radiation

Individual solutions for your particular application

Profit from our many years of experience in the maritime sector:

On-site location analysis:

Design concept free of charge

Interaction with other companies/systems

Martin Tiling  

If you have any questions or need more information, we will be happy to help you at any time!
Industry Manager: Martin Tiling
Tel.: +49 2203 9649-7417


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