Port of Los Angeles provides AMP Mobile shore-side power to three different cruise lines
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FEBRUARY 24, 2011
The Port of Los Angeles this month became the first port worldwide to provide Alternative Maritime Power (AMP)—shore-side electric power, also called “cold ironing” (i.e., The Port of Los Angeles has three AMP Mobiles, which were designed for the World Cruise Center by Port engineers and Cavotec, a global engineering firm. Currently the power demand of the cruise ships calling the Port of Los Angeles is anywhere between 8 to 13 megawatts of power.