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Shore connection improves port environmental management

To help shipping lines and ports comply with environmental regulations in a cost effective manner, Schneider Electric has developed a green, complete shore power connection. Schneider Electric’s technology comprises onshore and onboard solutions that provide clear benefits for all stakeholders.

Everyone wins:

Ships: cut operational costs by saving high-cost low-sulphur fuel while berthed.

Ports: benefit from a new business opportunity by providing grid power to ships.

Community and port personnel: Increase quality of life by cutting emissions, noise and vibrations.



ShoreBoX in Bergen - "A clean, green, and quiet port"   Shore Connection is on board La Meridionale


The innovative ShoreBoX™ transforms port’s grid power into standarised power to feed vessels. It includes frequency conversion, control and automation IT. Its design reduces operational costs of both ports and ships in fast lead times.
ShoreBoX is adaptable to the different power needs and electrical frequencies of ships and port infrastructures.
The system tracks and reports all data in real time, giving ports and ships visibility into energy consumption, connection times, metering and billing. The system supplies data on environmental indicators to make shore connection implementation as green and efficient as possible.
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  • All-in-one solution:
    Simplified shore-to-ship connection operations, fully engineered, enhanced safety and availability, compact/modular solutions to support your needs of investment and implementation.
  • Schneider Electric engineering expertise
    Fulfill all requirements of your port and ships. Serve single and multiple berth arrangements, frequencies and power needs.
  • Services throughout all your journey
    Optimised use of your assets, from conception to application for your total peace of mind.
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