Namely, the unit which will be provided by Cavortec AMPMobile, will be charged while it connects vessels to the grid. This means that no additional vehicles are required to move it around the quay, further decreasing environmental impact.
Two more cruise terminals, Wusong in Shanghai and Qingdao in Shangdong, will soon have similar systems, setting the standard for shore power interfaces for cruise terminals in China.
Recently, China released a three-year action plan to reduce air pollution by 2020. Measures that China has taken so far, did not bring positive results, so the country decided to impose stricter limits and a switch to cleaner fuels and alternative power.
In this plan, an environmental friendly transport system, which will incorporate high fuel efficiency and low emissions, is key. To achieve this system, China will attempt to increase the use of railways and waterways and reduce that of road transport.