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CMR Exposed.


Energy-Saving Port Facility Developments Meeting
at Ports and Terminals Group
1100-1300, Wednesday 16 April 2008

You are cordially invited to a new equipment development meeting linked to energy savings at Society of Maritime Industries offices, 30 Great Guildford Street, London SE1 0HS, commencing at 1100 on Wednesday 16 April 2008. Coffee/registration from 1030. Reception at 1230 (£10).

There will be presentations from two companies, Primalence/Cameron on low cost lighting and VYCON/REGEN on energy savings in the operation of quay cranes and RTGs, both featured last month at the TOC Shanghai show.

More information on systems/presenters:

Represented by Lars Bergkvist, CEO, Prismalence of Sweden, supported by Steve Cameron/CMR.
Prismalence is the trade name of a competitively priced high performance ceramic metal discharge (CDM)/prismalence prism lens lighting system using 60% less power and providing a higher light intensity than conventional systems, of fast growing interest to security (CCTV et al) authorities as well as port operators. Additional operating benefits include improved lighting foot prints for both narrow focus and wide area lighting, lower weight/less infrastructure and lower maintenance cost.

Promoted in the UK maritime sector by CMR, its current applications include high mast lighting towers, container gantry cranes, mobile harbour cranes, rubber tyred gantry cranes, straddle carriers, work shops, warehouses, cargo inspection areas, mooring areas, jetties and high security perimeter fencing.

VYCON, represented by Michael Morgan of TLG Holdings
VYCON is a manufacturer of REGEN, an energy storage device that captures regenerated energy from rubber tired gantry (RTG) and quay cranes. The REGEN system has the capability of reducing power and energy costs in quay cranes, as well as reducing diesel fuel consumption and lowering emissions on RTGs. The VYCON technology used in the REGEN system allows for simple installation on existing cranes of any manufacturer, extends generator life, reduces maintenance, lowers generator noise levels and improves overall system performance.

Presentations at TOC Asia in March 2008 by Vycon reported fuel consumption for diesel RTGs at 2.5 litres per container handled, reducable by their energy saving system to 1-1.5 litres/ move. As such this development is proving to be of major commercial and political interest to ports pursuing green/energy saving policies.  

Meeting Agenda:-
 1030  Coffee
 1100  Welcome and introductions
 1110  Presentations
Concluding comments
Concluding comments
 1215  Any Other Business/Close of Meeting
 1230  Reception

If you are intending to come along please complete the following information and email to or fax to 020 7928 6599.

Energy-Saving Port Facility Developments Meeting at Ports and Terminals Group
1100, Wednesday 16 April 2008

Meeting, 1100, 16 April 2008



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Ken Gibbons Director
Ports and Terminals Group
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London SE1 0HS
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