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Two Stena Line vessels to use shore power at Swedish port

Stena Line has announced that two of its vessels will connect to shore power while at berth in the Port of Trelleborg, Sweden.

  • The M/S Skåne and M/S Mecklenburg-Vorpommern will connect to the electricity grid once they dock at the Swedish port to cut their emissions.
  • According to Stena Line, the objective is to have 25% of the ports they use to have an electrical connection by 2020 and 75% by 2030.
  • Stena Line has four out of its six ports in Sweden connected to the local electricity while 17% of its ports throughout its route network are connected. In 2016 the electrical connections in port contributed to a reduction in CO2 emissions of 12,500 tonnes.

Image courtesy of the Port of Trelleborg.

Read more on the press release.

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