TUI Cruises stated a second vessel in its cruise ship fleet has efficiently examined using shore energy in port.
Earlier this week, the German cruise ship operator’s Mein Schiff 6 obtained shore energy for the primary time in SEEHAFEN KIEL Cruise GmbH & Co. KG (Port of Kiel), making it the second TUI Cruises ship behind Mein Schiff 4 to have made a shore energy connection.
Technicians and engineers carried out varied checks of the shore energy system earlier than connecting the plugs of the Kiel shore energy system to the sockets of Mein Schiff 6. After a ultimate check, Mein Schiff 6 lastly went to the socket and started practically emissions-free ship operations whereas in port.
In the approaching months, Mein Schiff 6 will perform shore energy checks in different ports as nicely, TUI Cruises stated.