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 Ibrahim S. Seddiek,Mosaad A. Mosleh and Adel A. Banawan.Fuel Saving and Emissions Cut Through Shore-Side Power Concept for High-speed Crafts at the Red Sea in Egypt[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2013,(4):463-472.[doi:10.1007/s11804-013-1218-6]
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Fuel Saving and Emissions Cut Through Shore-Side Power Concept for High-speed Crafts at the Red Sea in Egypt


Fuel Saving and Emissions Cut Through Shore-Side Power Concept for High-speed Crafts at the Red Sea in Egypt
Ibrahim S. Seddiek Mosaad A. Mosleh3 and Adel A. Banawan
Ibrahim S. Seddiek Mosaad A. Mosleh3 and Adel A. Banawan
1.Department of Marine Engineering Technology, Arab Academy for Science & Technology and Maritime Transport, Alexandria 1029, Egypt 2.Department of Marine engineering, Faculty of Maritime Studies, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah 21589, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 3.Department of Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria 21544, Egypt
exhaust gas Egyptian national electric grid high-speed crafts Safaga port ships’ shore-side power ship emissions ship fuel saving
The progress of economic globalization, the rapid growth of international trade, and the maritime transportation has played an increasingly significant role in the international supply chain. As a result, worldwide seaports have suffered from a central problem, which appears in the form of massive amounts of fuel consumed and exhaust gas fumes emitted from the ships while berthed. Many ports have taken the necessary precautions to overcome this problem, while others still suffer due to the presence of technical and financial constraints. In this paper, the barriers, interconnection standards, rules, regulations, power sources, and economic and environmental analysis related to ships, shore-side power were studied in efforts to find a solution to overcome his problem. As a case study, this paper investigates the practicability, costs and benefits of switching from onboard ship auxiliary engines to shore-side power connection for high-speed crafts called Alkahera while berthed at the port of Safaga, Egypt. The results provide the national electricity grid concept as the best economical selection with 49.03 percent of annual cost saving. Moreover, environmentally, it could achieve an annual reduction in exhaust gas emissions of CO2, CO, NOx, P.M, and SO2 by 276, 2.32, 18.87, 0.825 and 3.84 tons, respectively.


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