Use of maritime shore power in the UK: call for evidence


Call for evidence gathering information on the costs, benefits, vessel emissions and options for increasing the use of shore power in the UK.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

This call for evidence invites views on different aspects of supporting the deployment of shore power and the provision of shoreside electrical power to a docked vessel while its engines are shut down in the UK. The details gathered will be used to inform future policy development.

We are seeking information on the:

  • costs of shore power
  • benefits of shore power, including the potential of emission reduction
  • scale of vessel emissions at berth
  • options to enable the rollout of this technology


Ways to respond

Complete a response form and either

Email to:

Write to:

Maritime Environment, Technology and International Division, Maritime Directorate,
Department for Transport,
Zone 1-5, Floor 4,
Great Minster House,
33 Horseferry Road,

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