Cold Ironing Available at China’s Lianyungang Port

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The new Shore-power system debuts at Lianyungang in China’s eastern coastal province of Jiangsu and is expected to cut down on shipping pollution.

Highlights :

  • The Lianyungang power system claims to provide 1.2 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity to ships annually.
  • Reduces GreenHouse Gas (GHG) emissions by over 2,100 metric tonnes per year.
  • Project funded by the port city’s municipal government.

Its reported that Chinese authorities are working on methods to bring down shipping emissions from other ports, including Shanghai and Shenzhen.

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