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mobile SPO (shore power outlet) for long travels with igus® e-chains®

ready for the future ... flexible ... integrated ...

Increasing vessels sizes, faster handling capacity of cranes and increased automation are the demanding developments of the future. How do stationary shore power connection fit into this picture? How to design shore power connections for new terminals?


Connect ships regardless of size and mooring position at any time

Reduce the work involved and increase occupational safety

Reduce the amount of the installation to lower costs

Combine systems in one infrastructure to supply cranes and vessels


Installation of the mobile SPO in a trench along the quayside between the crane lane and the bollards

Trench covers with plate lifting function

With igus® roller e-chains® for long travels, up to 800 m and more

One mobile SPO covers an entire berth

Move the mobile SPO to the connecting point with a remote control unit

Combine STS energy and data supply system with the mobile SPO in trench


No obstacles on the terminal and total flexibility

Reduction of fixed cabling, SPOs and medium-voltage control cabinets

Connectors deployed from the vessel can be connected directly and easily

Integrated into safety interlocking procedure

Proven technology, longer service life, cost-efficient

Develop your terminal for the future. Profit from igus® long standing experience in the maritime sector.

Products used

rol e-chain®  
rol e-chain®

Long travels and extreme traversing speed

5050HD e-chain®  
e-chain® Series 5050HD

High degree of stability and long travels over 200 m


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