Shoreside charging for containerships now available at Port of Hamburg

The containership CMA CGM Vasco da Gama connects to the newly opened shore power charging facility at the Port of Hamburg, May 13, 2024.

The Port of Hamburg in Germany recently began operation of shoreside power charging facilities for use by visiting container vessels. This makes the port the first in Europe to make shoreside charging available for both cruise ships and containerships. The first containership to avail of the...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/shipping/ports/shoreside-charging-for-containerships-now-available-at-port-of-hamburg/

DFDS to Invest €1 billion in electric ships for English Channel sailings

A DFDS ferry

Shipping company DFDS will make an investment of €1 billion (US$1.09 billion) in battery electric vessels to help reduce emissions caused by maritime traffic in the English Channel. The investment covers six ferries that will be deployed on the Dunkirk-Dover and Calais-Dover routes to carry...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/passenger/ro-pax/dfds-to-invest-e1-billion-in-electric-ships-for-english-channel-sailings/

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