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Lighting Up Brings Benefits in Belfast Harbour

11th January 2019
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One of the new solar and wind powered light installed in Belfast Harbour, where AFLOAT adds above on the opposite bank of the Lagan is berthed freight-only Stena Forerunner. Last year the ro-ro ship was transferred from North Sea service onto the Belfast-Birkenhead (Liverpool) route. One of the new solar and wind powered light installed in Belfast Harbour, where AFLOAT adds above on the opposite bank of the Lagan is berthed freight-only Stena Forerunner. Last year the ro-ro ship was transferred from North Sea service onto the Belfast-Birkenhead (Liverpool) route. Photo: L. Ramsey / Belfast Harbour -twitter

#belfast -  Yesterday in the UK was held the National 'Cut Your Energy Cost Day' and where Belfast Harbour contributed in implementing measures.

This has seen the harbour install solar and wind powered lights along their quays. As can be seen above the combined use of such technolgies located on the south bank of the Lagan. 

Whilst this saves money, the Harbour adds this is part of a commitment to reducing energy consumption and emissions throughout the port's estate. 

Published in Belfast Lough
Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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