Port Electrification and Pilot Demonstration

The Maritime Administration has made a commitment over the past few years to research and promote the reduction of port air emissions through the use of alternative energy sources. In FY08, the Maritime Administration funded the Port of New Bedford Shorepower Feasibility Study. Building on the success of that study and other work, the Maritime Administration proposes partnering other government agencies, ports, and industry organizations to identify the feasibility of large-scale port electrification and thus a reduction on diesel-powered port equipment. Coupled with this analysis would be a local port electrification pilot project. Supports the MAR-410 Strategic Plan by continuing to promote environmental sustainability and reduce emissions and the dependence on traditional energy sources.

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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Junemann, C

  • Start Date: 20120510
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 30897

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01465194
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:56PM