Blog posts • Jan 27, 2017 09:00 GMT
In line with Cavotec’s overall programme of CSR initiatives that promote sustainable operations across the Group, we're encouraging the wider use of electric car charging stations at Cavotec car parks.
Blog posts • Dec 02, 2016 09:00 GMT
Ever dreamt of drifting lazily on a luxury yacht? The Cavotec France team recently came a little closer to realising that dream – although no drifting was involved – when they installed a shore power connection system at Port Vauban, a marina located in Antibes on the French Riviera.
Blog posts • Sep 16, 2016 08:00 GMT
We're delighted that the carbon fibre passenger ferry, Vision of the Fjords, has been named "Ship of the Year" at SMM in Hamburg, the world's leading maritime trade fair. This extraordinary battery-powered hybrid vessel relies on Cavotec shore power systems to charge its battery units.
Blog posts • Sep 09, 2016 08:00 GMT
We have recently built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest mono-spiral motorised cable reels. With a drum diameter of 9.2m, and weighing in at 10,000kg, it is the largest drum manufactured by Cavotec to date.
Blog posts • Apr 15, 2016 13:52 GMT
Cavotec UK recently completed a successful move to new and larger premises in Stockton-on-Tees, a site ideally suited to the company’s future growth and expansion. Working closely with landlord UK Land Estates, Cavotec UK has also overseen the full redevelopment of the site.
Blog posts • Feb 09, 2016 14:12 GMT
In the latest development for our innovative MoorMaster™ mooring technology in the UK, Wightlink Ferries is to introduce the system at two of its passenger and vehicle ferry berths in Portsmouth, (on the mainland), and Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight.
Blog posts • Oct 16, 2015 08:00 GMT
Following the success of electric car incentive programmes in Norway, a group of engineers, investors, and representatives from the maritime sector are teaming up to expand the use of electrically powered ships in the Nordic country.
Blog posts • Oct 09, 2015 13:31 GMT
Our Airports team is concluding another successful inter airport Europe which saw the launch of our new Series 2500+ frequency converter, as well as fruitful meetings with customers, suppliers and the media.
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 • Jun 10, 2015 08:00 GMT
Cavotec, Schneider Electric and the Port of Bergen are hosting a major shore power event next week which will gather leading experts to discuss how the technology is playing an increasingly important role in reducing emissions at the world's ports.
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 • Feb 10, 2015 15:06 GMT
What’s 57 metres long, weighs 200 tonnes and will link a floating hotel with oil platforms? Answer: the world’s longest offshore telescopic bridge. The bridge, built by Marine Aluminium, will be a walkway between specialised accommodation vessel Edda Fortis and oil installations in the North Sea.
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.