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28 May 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 03:27 GMT+2

August 30, 2017

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Store clerk to ABB in order to electrify the docks of the container terminal Deltaport di Vancouver

With the extinction of the motors will have right them to a reduction in price on the supply of
Helvetic group ABB has adjudicated an order from the Canadian Harbour Authority of Vancouver Fraser for the supply of a technological solution that will allow the feeding of the ships from earth with the container Deltaport terminal operated from the Global Container Terminal (GCT) of the port of Vancouver. The plan takes part of a plan strategic of the federal government and the Harbour Authority in order to reduce the environmental impact of the harbour activities.

the Deltaport terminal occupies a surface of a square kilometer and has three berthings distributed on a length of 1.100 meters. ABB the Shore-to-ship solution power will afford to the ships to connect to the net electrical worker of Canadian utility BC Hydro instead using diesel generators of edge. ABB will supply essential planning, engineering and technologies like the systems of logon in medium voltage, protection, control and communication.

the possibility to extinguish the motors of the ships when they are moored will so reduce the production of polluting substances like oxides of nitrogen and sulfur oxide (NOx and SOx) like the acoustic pollution and the vibrations, to support of the objectives of sustainability of the terminal. Moreover being connected to the earth net and extinguishing the motors, the ships will not only contribute to reduce the environmental impact of the port, but they will straight have also to a reduction in price on the energy supply which acknowledgment regarding the voluntary reduction of the emissions.

"This innovative solution to low energetic consumption - it has emphasized Patrick Fragman, in charge of the ABB division Grid Integration - will carry benefits to the Harbour Authority and the city, but also to local shipowners and residents, and restates the engagement of ABB in the creation of value for the customer and in the reduction of the environmental impact".

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