Blog posts • Aug 14, 2015 08:00 GMT
Along with Schneider Electric and the Port of Bergen, we recently hosted the opening of what is believed to be the world’s first shore power facility for offshore supply vessels.
Blog posts • Apr 03, 2015 09:32 GMT
The world's leading crane manufacturers, port operators and ship owners continue to rely on Cavotec to meet growing demands for advanced crane technologies and innovative shore power systems. A number of recent orders, (announced at the end of March), amounting to a total of €10 million attest to this.
Blog posts • Mar 06, 2015 09:15 GMT
Ships' crews need to sharpen their skills from time to time, and we're delighted to be involved in a new training facility in Sweden - the first of its kind anywhere in the world - where mariners will be instructed in how to connect ships to shore power.
Blog posts • Jan 15, 2015 09:20 GMT
Last week we announced a series of projects with ports and shipping lines involving our innovative electrical supply and automated mooring systems.
Blog posts • Jul 16, 2014 09:49 GMT
We're delighted to report that our combined automated mooring and shore power system has won the inaugural Innovation of the Year Award at the Electric & Hybrid World Expo 2014.
Blog posts • Jun 04, 2014 09:00 GMT
The world’s first battery-powered ferry was delivered recently, heralding a new era in environmentally responsible shipping. The vessel, which will serve a high-frequency route in Norway, will use our very first combined automated mooring and shore power system.
Blog posts • Nov 15, 2013 10:00 GMT
DP World recently announced that it had successfully electrified eight rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes at the Port of Jebel Ali in the UAE, with the help of our cable reel systems. Here's our take on this project - one that demonstrates one way in which ports are reducing environmental impact.
Blog posts • Sep 18, 2013 09:00 GMT
We showcased our AMP technologies at last week’s PortTechEXPO in Los Angeles, an event we also sponsored. It was organised by non-profit business incubator Port Tech LA. This year’s event, the fourth of its kind, featured some 100 clean technologies, with more than 300 civic and local and global business leaders in attendance. Read more here.
Blog posts • Sep 06, 2013 08:00 GMT
We’re always on the lookout for great ideas, so we’re delighted to be sponsoring the upcoming PortTechEXPO in Los Angeles that brings together innovative clean technologies from around the world with the business community. Here's more on this exciting event.
Blog posts • May 06, 2013 09:36 GMT
Cavotec is to host a seminar at the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) 28th World Ports Conference on how innovative technologies are helping ports take steps towards zero emission-operations.
Blog posts • Mar 22, 2013 09:00 GMT
To mark the recent Oman Environment Day, our friends at the Port of Salalah transformed fifty oil drums into pots for native trees, a project that shows how ports can do their bit to support sustainability and biodiversity.
Blog posts • Dec 28, 2012 09:00 GMT
To show how and where our systems are helping industries to operate safely, efficiently and sustainably, we’re planning to post an image of Cavotec equipment on our Twitter feed every day of 2013. We’re calling this Cavotec365, and it’s something we’ll be asking for your help with too - find out more on our blog.
Official opening of Cavotec shore power systems at Port of Ystad - world’s largest high voltage shore connection
Blog posts • Nov 27, 2012 10:00 GMT
Swedish Environment Minister Lena Ek recently opened an innovative Cavotec Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) shore-to-ship electrical application at the Port of Ystad in southern Sweden - the largest high voltage shore connection in the world.
Blog posts • Mar 20, 2012 09:51 GMT
The first award of its kind from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acknowledges ‘businesses and organizations that have shown outstanding leadership in response to climate change’.
Blog posts • Feb 10, 2012 10:30 GMT
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has announced that six new companies have joined the organisation, taking its total membership to 60. The new members are APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services, TMEIC Corporation, Banner Engineering Europe, Gaussin, Phoenix Products and Moffatt & Nichol.
Blog posts • Dec 08, 2011 07:00 GMT
Cavotec is delighted to hear that the Port of Gothenburg, one of the Group's long-term partners on shore power technologies for ships, has won the prestigious Energy Globe Awards 2011 for its shore power initiatives and their contribution to improving air quality in and around the Port. Cavotec and the Port of Gothenburg have worked together closely on shore power since the 1980s.
Blog posts • Nov 04, 2011 14:16 GMT
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) published a review this week recommending that the UK’s share of international shipping emissions should be included in climate targets and carbon budgets.