More and more ports are confronted with an increased public awareness of environmental issues. Stricter guidelines are forcing ports to implement more environmentally friendly technologies. Our customised energy supply systems for providing vessels at berth with shore power are the solution to reduce air pollution, noise and vibration. 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 supply of low-voltage connections.
Every port is unique: different tides, terminal design and 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:
igus has been developing and manufacturing customised cable management systems for the maritime industry for many years. Around the world, our team provides consultancy services and assistance with planning, installation, inspection and a spare parts service.
Flexible and durable
Specific or universal
Reliable under the toughest conditions
Tech up, Cost down – finally, a solution to align your shore power to your ships and not the ships to your shore power. Connect every ship at any location along the entire berth with a single self-propelled socket. Get full flexibility and reduce installation and maintenance costs at the same time.
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Flexibility for existing and new shore power connections
Protected cable guidance
Increases safety and durability
Slip ring-free system
Resistant to seawater, cold, heat and vibrations
Little maintenance required and easy to inspect
Travels of 800m and more possible
Proven technology, longer service life, cost-efficient
Longer service life and cost-efficient
Durable, robust and still flexible
Optimised for installation, inspection and maintenance
Resistant to corrosion, seawater, oil and UV radiation