Shore power for cruise ship

Shore power for cruise ship

From the 2023 cruise season, the port of Ålesund will offer shore power for cruise ships at two quays.

Landstrøm for cruiseskip på Prestebrygga

The shore power system is built according to the international standard for high voltage shore connections for cruise ships (ISO/IEC/IEEC 80005-1) with a capacity of 9,8 MVA on 6,6 kV and 16 MVA on 11 kV on each supply pit (50 or 60 Hz). The shore power service is owned and operated by Plug Ålesund AS.


Shore power should preferably be booked at the same time as berth is reserved, and no later than four weeks prior to call. All bookings should be sent to the port of

Pricing, terms & conditions 

The current price terms and conditions for use of the shore power service is specified on Plug’s website. The price reflects the costs associated with operating shore power facilities and purchasing electrical power.

First call and commissioning
For first calls and commissioning, special conditions and prices apply. For any inquiries, please contact

Read more about shore power for cruise ship and technical specification (PDF, 7 MB)


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