The Municipality of Rotterdam and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have started a trial on 13 December to supply small sea-going vessels with electricity on Parkkade in the center of Rotterdam. The vessels will then not need to run their diesel generators to generate power for use on board, resulting in reduced air pollution and noise.
The trial will last around five months. Five different systems will be tested during this period. The size and setup of this trial make it unique in the world.
‘Shore-based power enables us to kill two birds with one stone: cleaner air and less CO2,’ stated Arno Bonte, Alderman for air quality and…
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