Port of Halifax Shore Power for Cruise Vessels

Port of Halifax Shore Power for Cruise Vessels



the biggest cruise vessels in the world call on the port of Halifax its the rugged unspoiled Nova Scotia coastline steeped in natural beauty with a seafaring history that goes back hundreds of years it's the people welcoming and engaging with a love of visitors and a zest for life and it's the exceptional cruise experience historic pedestrian friendly downtown engaging tours and excursions a seaport district that is second to none and world-class facilities that that now include Shore power for cruise vessels short power in the port of Halifax very important first and foremost we had customers that were asking about your power could we do it could we provide it it was important to the customer and that means it's important to us shore power is a highly effective way to reduce marine diesel air emissions by enabling cruise vessels to shut down their auxilary engines and connect to the electrical grid in order to provide necessary power well dot the shore power system at the port of Halifax is part of a 10 million dollar cooperative initiative between the Government of Canada the province of Nova Scotia and the Halifax Port Authority we had partners that were willing to step up and assist the port in coming up with a great concept so an excellent engineering concept and then secondly and as importantly to help us pay for it so when you have willing partners customers who want it and something that's good for the environment it's a very compelling business case at the port of Halifax sustainability is important it means finding new ways of creating the conditions for growth through environmentally friendly initiatives and practices the shore power system for cruise vessels at the port of Halifax innovative and sustainable growing

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