Powering arctic cruise vessels visiting Iceland

Scana-owned PSW Power & Automation has signed another sizeable (1) contract for a shore power solution to Iceland.

Faxagardur port area in Reykjavik shall establish a shore power solution and has chosen PSW Power & Automation as their partner for the project. The system includes a complete converter system, cable management system and on-site installation. The shore power system enables fossil-free berthing at two locations.

Faxagardur will provide smaller cruise ships, typically explorer cruise ships, and naval vessels with shore power. The system is to be delivered by the end of Q4-2022.

“This is the second shore power solution PSW Power & Automation delivers to Iceland. The contract is strategically important, increases the company`s position in the European market, and underpins Scana’s overall ambition of accelerating the maritime green energy transition by being a driver in electrification and emission reduction solutions,” Styrk Bekkenes, CEO of Scana, says.

For more information, please contact:

Styrk Bekkenes
CEO, Scana ASA
T: +47 404 03 520

Eirik Sørensen
General Manager
T: +47 936 78 233


(1) Scana defines a sizeable contract as being between NOK 10 million and NOK 50 million. Scana defines a substantial contract as being above NOK 50 million.

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