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 • Jan 29, 2014 22:24 GMT
Our radio remote control (RRC) units support a wide variety of applications worldwide. In one of our latest projects, we’ve delivered an integrated control system that operates eight lanes of traffic lights, a road barrier and hydraulic decks on a car ferry in Sweden. The system was inaugurated earlier this month.
Blog posts • Jan 15, 2014 12:48 GMT
Our largest MoorMaster™ project to date, our combined AMP and MoorMaster™ system designed – the first of its kind anywhere in the world – and our move up to Mid Cap on the Stockholm OMX: here’s our pick of the milestones that made 2013 another defining year for Cavotec.
Blog posts • Dec 13, 2013 13:08 GMT
We were exhibiting at TOC Middle East this week, one of the port sector’s largest events attracting port authorities, shipping lines, and port equipment manufacturers. The exhibition was well-attended, with automation and electrification topping the agenda.
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 • Oct 04, 2013 08:00 GMT
As we announced back in the summer, our automated mooring technology, MoorMaster™, will be integrated with another of our innovations – Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) – to create a single system that will first moor and then connect a passenger ferry to electrical power to charge its batteries.
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 • Jun 07, 2013 10:00 GMT
We recently co-hosted an event at the Port of Ystad in southern Sweden, during which we delivered a seminar on the environmental and economic benefits of shore power. We hosted the event with ABB, the Port of Ystad, electrical systems specialist Processkontroll Elektriska, technical consultancy Grontmij, Polferries and Unity Line. You can see images from the event on our Facebook page.
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 • May 03, 2013 08:00 GMT
Next week, we will be exhibiting at one of the world's largest offshore trade shows: OTC Houston, where we will be demonstrating how our innovative technologies are enabling the offshore energy sector function safely, cleanly and efficiently.
Blog posts • Mar 26, 2013 17:12 GMT
News of our latest GSE project with Emirates at Dubai International Airport, where we are supplying our innovative systems for four new A380 superjumbo maintenance hangars.
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 • Jan 30, 2013 09:00 GMT
The world’s largest container cranes are steadily making their way from China to the UK’s new logistics hub on the banks of the Thames Estuary: DP World’s London Gateway. These 138-metre giants are built by one of our long-standing OEM customers, ZPMC, and are fitted with our electrical power and spreader cable reels.