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Princess Ships Clear the Air with Shore Power Connections

31 March 2017 No Comment

When Princess ships arrive at Juneau’s South Franklin Street Dock every summer, vessels do something quite unique — they turn off the diesel engines and literally “plug in” to the city’s own surplus hydroelectric power. A similar process happens when ships visit the ports of Seattle and Vancouver. The first program of its kind in the world, Princess’ shore power program made history when it first began operations in the Alaska capital in the summer of 2001. The shore power hookup is the result …

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